Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

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,
Jun 1, 2003
"Paleococcus helgesonii sp. nov., a facultative anaerobic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a geothermal well on Vulcano Island, Italy" Archives of Microbiology (2003) 179 : 394-401 J.P. Amend, D.R.... [Read more]
Aug 1, 2003
Josh's research focuses on the interplay between mineralogy and magnetism in plutonic rocks, specifically how and when magnetization is acquired in crystallographically controlled magnetite... [Read more]
Sep 1, 2003
Bill Dietrich grew up in Marin County, across the Bay from Berkeley. He fondly recalls sliding down the grassy hillsides near his boyhood home on cardboard boxes -- a pasttime still practiced today... [Read more]
Nov 1, 2003
Find out more about Michael Manga's research from this recent article in Popular Science Magazine.
Jan 1, 2004
Inez Fung has been awarded the 2004 Roger Revelle medal of the American Geophysical Union, which recognizes outstanding accomplishements or contribution toward the understanding of the Earth\'s... [Read more]
Feb 1, 2004
Using technology developed to decode the human genome, researchers at UC Berkeley have cracked the genetic instructions for a tribe of bacteria that thrives within an abandoned Shasta County mine,... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2004
Professor Raymond Jeanloz elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Raymond Jeanloz first found inspiration to study Geology at Deep Springs College, near Bishop, Calif. He applies experimental... [Read more]