Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geology and Surface Processes

News and Awards

Apr 16, 2015
Please visit McCone Hall during Cal Day 2015! You could view our Earth and Planetary Science events... [Read more]
Mar 5, 2015
Scientists have observed an increase in carbon dioxide’s greenhouse effect at the Earth’s surface for the first time. The researchers, led by William Collins and colleagues from Berkeley Lab,... [Read more]
Feb 24, 2015
Despite centuries of study, there remain basic questions about how and why geysers erupt: why are some geysers regular? what causes eruptions to start and end? why do they respond to distant... [Read more]
Feb 5, 2015
EPS graduate students Chelsea Willett (center) and Marissa Tremblay (right) and Profs. David Shuster and Kurt Cuffey (at left) just returned from a field trip to Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile... [Read more]
Nov 26, 2014
Wendy Schmidt, co-founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute, recently spoke to Professor Jim Bishop's EPS 'Oceans' course. For more on her talk, this link is to an article from the Berkeley Newscenter... [Read more]
Nov 25, 2014
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named William Collins, of our faculty, an AAAS fellow. This honor recognizes distinguished efforts in the scientific and social... [Read more]
Nov 24, 2014
Please join us on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 for our department commencement exercises. The ceremony will be held in the Zellerbach Playhouse (which is behind Zellerbach Hall, opposite the Alumni House... [Read more]
Nov 4, 2014
For the past nine years, the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence (CAAIE) has been presented to UC Berkeley faculty who have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in... [Read more]
Aug 26, 2014
Since the recent South Napa earthquake, the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory's earthquake early warning system has received a lot of media attention. On August 25 it was even mentioned on The... [Read more]
Aug 1, 2014
Congratulations to Paul Renne as a newly elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. This honor may be bestowed on only 0.1% of the membership in any given year. A complete list of the class of... [Read more]