News and Awards
Nov 1, 2006
Lionel Weiss is best known for his groundbreaking work on modern petrofabric analysis summarized in numerous research papers and three books. Lionel Weiss, Ian Carmichael and Phyllis Israel at... [Read more]
Nov 2, 2006
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Nov 3, 2006
Dec 1, 2006
EPS is at AGU with over 130 presentations reporting the latest research results!
Feb 1, 2007
Lowell Miyagi was just informed by the American Geophysical Union that he received an Outstanding Student Paper Award for his presentation "Deformation of the CalrO3 post-perovskite phase to 5 GPa... [Read more]
Mar 1, 2007
This award givescampuswide recognition to excellence in teaching by Graduate StudentInstructors (GSIs). They will be honored at an award ceremony on Monday,May 7th in the Alumni House.
Mar 2, 2007
Francis J. Turner was a faculty member of the Geology Department inBerkeley from 1948 to his retirement in 1971. Under his influencethe Department became a world-class scientific institution and... [Read more]
Mar 3, 2007
The George D. Louderback Fund is a non-profit corporation established in1957 to honor the memory of George Louderback, a Professor of Geologyfrom 1916 to 1944. The Fund\'s mission is to establish... [Read more]
May 1, 2007
The Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science held its commencement exercises on May 17th in the Pauley Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr.Student Union building on campus. The commencement... [Read more]
May 2, 2007
Professor Harold Helgeson (1931-2007) passed away on May 28,2007 in Alta Bates Hospital after a month-long illness. Hal Helgeson was internationally known for his outstanding work in theoretical... [Read more]