Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

May 15, 2019
The Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal is given to a recipient with consistent contributions of high-quality... [Read more]
May 7, 2019
 EPS thanks the Houtzager family for establishing the Marcel Houtzager Fund for Graduate Student Fieldwork, to honor the memory of geologist Marcel Houtzager.The fellowship will support students... [Read more]
Apr 12, 2019
Nine UC Berkeley faculty have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious nonpartisan research center that convenes scholars and... [Read more]
Apr 17, 2019
Professor Inez Fung studies climate change and the carbon cycle. She is a principal architect of large-scale mathematical modeling approaches and numerical models to represent the geographic and... [Read more]
Apr 12, 2019
Controlling Cooling(By Francis A. Macdonald, Nicholas L. Swanson-Hysell, Yuem Park, Lorraine Lisiecki, Oliver Jagoutz)On million-year time scales, Earth's climate state is determined by sources and... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2019
EPS alumnus, Alexander McBirney (Mac), 1961 PhD, passed away April 7, 2019. Mac was a pioneer in physical volcanology, making seminal contributions to understanding layered intrusions, magma rheology... [Read more]
Apr 2, 2019
The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2019
Join us April 13th 2019 for CalDay! We have a lot of great events at the Department of Earth and Planetary Science and the Berkeley Seismology Lab. You can find our schedule of events... [Read more]
Mar 28, 2019
Ocean Phytoplankton live for a week before they are eaten, yet this process is the start of a strong transport of sinking organic matter into the deep sea and fosters ocean uptake of atmospheric CO2... [Read more]
Feb 27, 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]