Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

Sep 2, 2005
Michael Manga is a geophysicist who applies his background in fluid dynamics to a wide variety of fundamental questions in geology. The phenomena he explores range in scale from microscopic to... [Read more]
Nov 1, 2005
The magazine's Board of Editors compiled a diverse list of those who during 2004-2005 exhibited outstanding technology leadership in the realms of research, business and policymaking. These awards... [Read more]
Dec 1, 2005
Walter Alvarez is the Desert Research Institute of Nevada's 2006 Nevada Medalist. Alvarez is a geologist who considers himself an Earth historian, and is fascinated by the challenge of reading the... [Read more]
Feb 1, 2006
Luna Leopold, professor emeritus, passed away on February 23, 2006. Some information about Luna and his work can be found at ... [Read more]
Mar 2, 2006
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recently introduced Women's Adventures in Science, a series of books, targeted to middle-school-age girls, that explore the journey of preeminent female... [Read more]
Apr 2, 2006
Professor Richard Hay (1929-2006), who retired from the Department in 1983 passed away. Dick Hay is best known for providing the geological context of the important hominid-bearing site in East... [Read more]
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]