Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Oct 2, 2015
"Sanne Cottaar will receive the 2015 Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 14-18 December in San Francisco, California. The award recognizes... [Read more]
Sep 24, 2015
Two Faculty Positions in Earth and Planetary Science The University of California, Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for two positions at the Assistant... [Read more]
Jun 19, 2015
EPS Professor Jill Banfield led a team that discovered a large number of new groups or phyla of bacteria. The more than 35 new phyla equal in number all the plant and animal phyla combined. About... [Read more]
Jun 2, 2015
David Romps and collaborator, Rusen Oktem, used a pair of off-the-shelf digital cameras to construct a time series of three-dimensional images of clouds. The novel approach gives researchers unique... [Read more]
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]