News and Awards
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]
Jun 1, 2007
The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in geochemistry/petrology at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual... [Read more]
Oct 1, 2007
Emeritus Professor David Jones, member of our faculty from 1985 to 1996, died on Oct.30th,2007 at his home in Placerville after a long battle with bone cancer. He was 77 years old. Davey was known... [Read more]
Oct 2, 2007
Our Department was ranked first by the Chronicle of Higher Education for Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index in 2007, ahead of Caltech and Harvard.
Oct 3, 2007
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Al Gore and IPCC.Department of Earth and Planetary Science faculty membersBill Collins and Inez Fung are actively involved in the IPCCproject. As Rajendra... [Read more]
Oct 4, 2007
There will be a Memorial to celebrate the life of Hal Helgeson in the Great Hall of the Faculty Club on Friday November 16, 4-7 pm. It is an opportunity to share memories and colleagues, former... [Read more]
Nov 1, 2007
Santa Barbara\'s Day takes place on December 8th in the Haas Clubhouse from 7-11pm. Contact Alyssa Sarid to reserve tickets.
Dec 1, 2007
Her project investigates creeping landslides in the Berkeley Hills and was described by the society as a creative approach to a geological and environmental problem.