Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Apr 1, 2014
We congratulate four new winners of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Jake Edman, Jake Seeley, Courtney Sprain, and Marissa Tremblay. The National Science Foundation announced the winners of... [Read more]
Feb 4, 2014
UC Berkeley scientists will receive $4,900,000 over the next five years to study the nearly 10,000 square kilometer Eel River watershed in Northern California and how its vegetation, geology and... [Read more]
Nov 15, 2013
Climate scientist Professor Inez Fung visited Antarctica at the invitation of the National Science Foundation. Her blog details activities including... [Read more]
Jul 30, 2013
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has announced that Professor Roland Burgmann is among its 2013 class of Fellows. This honor is bestowed upon members of the union who have made exceptional... [Read more]
Sep 1, 2013
We welcome Nicholas Swanson-Hysell to the department as a new Assistant Professor. Nick's research integrates original field observations with a variety of geophysical and geochemical methods to... [Read more]
Oct 29, 2013
The University of California, Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1 2014. We seek outstanding... [Read more]
Apr 12, 2013
EPS marine science major Christina Hamilton has been awarded the Haas Scholarship, one of 20 awarded across campus each year... [Read more]
Mar 1, 2003
Established in 1961 and renamed in 1986 in honor of James B. Macelwane, this medal recognizes significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding young scientist (less than 36... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2003
"For her outstanding contributions to wideranging topics of theoretical seismology and the development of broadband seismic networks on land and in the oceans" (... [Read more]
May 1, 2003
Wason Medal for Materials Research was awarded by the American Contrete Institute,