Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Aug 7, 2017
Students from Earth and Planetary Sciences course EPS 50, led by EPS Professors Chi-Yuen Wang and Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, visited the Marin Headlands and Point Reyes on its annual Spring trip to... [Read more]
Jul 11, 2017
The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department welcomes William Boos, PhD, to the department as its newest Associate Professor and faculty member. Hailing from Yale University, Dr. Boos completed his... [Read more]
Jun 22, 2017
Seismo Blog Seismic Dry Spell Finally Broken Courtesy From Our Sister Department: The Berkeley Seismology Laboratory Categories:  ... [Read more]
May 31, 2017
EPS 39A Takes Field Trip To Smith’s Peak In Yosemite National Park. Earth and Planetary Science Professors led students from EPS 39A on a thrilling field trip the top of Smith’s Peak, located on... [Read more]
May 31, 2017
Despite failed vision, alum running a self-guided race to his Ph.D. By Joel Bahr, | MAY 18, 2017 The first semester of his freshman year at UC Berkeley, Newton Nguyen was struggling. After... [Read more]
May 24, 2017
Earth and Planetary Science Professor Daniel Stolper Awarded 2017 Rose Hills Innovator Grant  Professor Stolper Award Winning Project Title: Earth’s climatic thermostat: chemical... [Read more]
May 23, 2017
 Congratulations to the families and the graduates!    
May 11, 2017
 The Complex Dynamics of Geyser Eruptions Fascinating Geyser EruptionsRelease Date: MAY 10, 2017Despite two centuries of scientific study, basic questions persist about geysers—why do... [Read more]
Apr 19, 2017
We have an exciting day of events for Cal Day on Saturday, April 22nd.  Come by McCone Hall between 9am-4pm for a variety of activities and presentations!McCone Hall Rocks!9am-4pm | Floors 1... [Read more]
Mar 27, 2017
Jill A. Marshall is first author of “Late Quaternary climatic controls on erosion rates and geomorphic processes in western Oregon, USA.” The article was first published online January 2017 in The... [Read more]