Earth & Planetary Sciences


    Wright Laboratories

    Busch Campus

    610 Taylor Road

    Piscataway, NJ

    08854-8066 USA

Department News

  1. Professor Peter Rona RONA-obit-superJumboof Rutgers Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, an oceanographer who dived into the depths of the world’s seas and surprised his peers by discovering vast mounds spewing hot smoke at the... Read more...
  2. New Jersey Shore Likely Faces Unprecedented Flooding by Mid-Century
    Pier275 MillerScientists project shore sea level to rise 11 to 15 inches higher than global average for next century
    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    by Ken Branson

    Geoscientists at Rutgers and Tufts universities estimate that the New Jersey shore will likely...
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  3. When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions
    McGhee 2013Bookcover 
    A new book by George McGhee has been published by Columbia University Press.

    When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions, New York: Columbia University Press, 317 pp.

    Click here for a full description of the book.

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Geology Colloquium - David W. Titley
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:00PM
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