Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Jul 10, 2019
Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary ScienceThe University of California at Berkeley, Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for an Assistant Professorship with an expected... [Read more]
Jun 28, 2019
A view from the “Kimberley” formation on Mars taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating flow of water toward a basin that existed... [Read more]
May 15, 2019
The Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal is given to a recipient with consistent contributions of high-quality... [Read more]
May 7, 2019
 EPS thanks the Houtzager family for establishing the Marcel Houtzager Fund for Graduate Student Fieldwork, to honor the memory of geologist Marcel Houtzager.The fellowship will support students... [Read more]
Apr 12, 2019
Nine UC Berkeley faculty have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious nonpartisan research center that convenes scholars and... [Read more]
Apr 17, 2019
Professor Inez Fung studies climate change and the carbon cycle. She is a principal architect of large-scale mathematical modeling approaches and numerical models to represent the geographic and... [Read more]
Apr 12, 2019
Controlling Cooling(By Francis A. Macdonald, Nicholas L. Swanson-Hysell, Yuem Park, Lorraine Lisiecki, Oliver Jagoutz)On million-year time scales, Earth's climate state is determined by sources and... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2019
EPS alumnus, Alexander McBirney (Mac), 1961 PhD, passed away April 7, 2019. Mac was a pioneer in physical volcanology, making seminal contributions to understanding layered intrusions, magma rheology... [Read more]
Apr 2, 2019
The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2019
Join us April 13th 2019 for CalDay! We have a lot of great events at the Department of Earth and Planetary Science and the Berkeley Seismology Lab. You can find our schedule of events... [Read more]