Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

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Nine UC Berkeley faculty members elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
by Imke de Pater, Professor of EPS & Astronomy, in Nature, published 23 April 2018
The explosion took place under Mt. Mantap at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the country’s north, rocking the area like a 5.2-magnitude earthquake.
  “It’s as though the water ice is partially molten,” said Raymond Jeanloz, a professor of earth and planetary science at the University of California, Berkeley, and an author of the...
“It is most extraordinary that the authors don’t even mention volcanism. That is really bizarre.” - Paul Renne, a geologist with the Berkeley Geochronology Center who has argued...
 Applications to become a GSI/Reader for the Earth & Planetary Sciences Department for Fall 2018 are now being accepted by the department.
CIDER is a yearly interdisciplinary research incubator made possible by @BerkeleySeismo's Dr. Barbara Romanowicz
Students in EPS 115 (Stratigraphy and Earth History) spent Spring Break in the Death Valley region for a course field trip. Led by Prof. Nick Swanson-Hysell and graduate students Yuem Park...
Depiction of the InSight mission lander, which is scheduled for launch in May and expected to land on the surface of Mars in November to probe the interior of the planet. NASA image.
By Robert Sanders, Media relations | March 19, 2018A new scenario seeking to explain how Mars’ putative oceans came and went over the last 4 billion years implies that the oceans formed...
Recruitment Period Open date: March 1st, 2018  Next review date: March 15th, 2018  Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.  Final date: February 1st, 2019