Clean lab
Group photo in front of the type section of the Bonarelli Anoxic event, Gubbio, Italy, on spring 2014 undergraduate field trip
Backscattered electron image of sector and oscillatory zoning in pyroxene
Lenticular cloud near Mono lake
High Sierras

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Whether you're interested in studying the world beneath your feet, or worlds farther away, the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences provides the tools for understanding the processes that shape our planet and other solar system bodies. Understanding the Earth system is also the key to addressing many environmental challenges, including climate change, water quality, and sources of energy. More...

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28
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:00 pm
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Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 12:00 pm
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06
Rudolph Hall, Room 204 @ 4:15 pm

Photo of the Week

April 29, 2016: One of a pair of Cooper’s Hawk on their nest in a large sycamore tree north of Rudolph Hall overlooking the Metro tracks.
Cooper’s Hawk mainly catch and eat birds.
Photo credit: Randy Korotev
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