Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

Mar 14, 2019
For 150 years, Berkeley’s Department of Earth & Planetary Science(EPS), has been training tomorrow’s scientific leaders. Today, that comprises everyone from geoscientists and engineers to... [Read more]
Feb 28, 2019
Professors Paul Renee and Stephen Self with collegues published new data in the journal Science, suggesting it is increasingly likely that an asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago reignited... [Read more]
Feb 14, 2019
Barbara Romanowicz is being recognized with the Emil Wiechert Medal from the German Geophysical Society (Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft, DGG) for outstanding contributions to... [Read more]
Mar 10, 2019
 Ranked as one of the top departments in earth and planetary science, our program engages students in multiple disciplines with award winning faculty and renowned research facilities.... [Read more]
Feb 14, 2019
The Goldschmidt Award is given for major achievements in geochemistry or cosmochemistry, consisting of either a single outstanding contribution, or a series of publications that have had great... [Read more]
Feb 7, 2019
Each year since 1907, the Academic Senate has recognized two representatives from our distinguished faculty to share their research in a public lecture hosted by the Chancellor.  This is the... [Read more]
Jan 22, 2019
According to ThoughtCo, a premier reference site with a 20+ year focus on expert-created education content, the... [Read more]
Jan 17, 2019
With a new collaborative article with EPS Professor Burkhard Militzer published in Science today, gravity... [Read more]
Jan 7, 2019
New research led by EPS Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah Slotznick documents magnetic evidence of oxygenation in a lake during the Proterozoic Eon. In the early history of life on Earth,... [Read more]
Jan 6, 2019
The American Meteorological Society is sponsoring a full day symposium in honor of EPS faculty member Inez Fung and her scientific contributions. The symposium description is as follows: ... [Read more]