Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

Jul 6, 2021
The International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) has awarded the 2021 IASPEI Medal to Earth & Planetary Science (EPS)... [Read more]
Jun 7, 2021
Average Atom Models for Warm Dense Matter2 Day Online Workshop June 28-29, 2021Invited talks will be given by  Tilo Doeppner (LLNL), Stephanie Hansen (Sandia), Charles Starrett (LANL), Gerard... [Read more]
Jun 4, 2021
A new model by UC Berkeley seismologists proposes that Earth’s inner core grows faster on its east side (left) than on its west. Gravity equalizes the asymmetric growth by pushing iron crystals... [Read more]
May 31, 2021
Photo: taken by EPS Professor Jim Bishop. Showing one of Berkeley's autonomous Carbon FLux Explorers being recovered by R/V Revelle after a multi day mission. The inset of the figure deptics 4... [Read more]
May 19, 2021
A new book by EPS Professors Chi-Yuen Wang and Michael Manga is now available through open access here: [Read more]
May 18, 2021
May 18th, 2:00-3:00 PM,   Live Virtual Ceremony,  Speaker: Ross Stein CEO of Temblor, Inc.  ... [Read more]
May 4, 2021
BSL and EEW reach a critical milestone for the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system: public alerts are now available across all three partner states: CA + OR + WA.The... [Read more]
Apr 22, 2021
The recent trio of spacecraft arriving at Mars from the US, China, and United Arab Emirates has thrust the "Red Planet" into the public imagination once again. In particular, the landing of NASA's... [Read more]
Feb 1, 2021
Today's the day.... [Read more]