Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

eps imageThe Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University on the New Brunswick/Piscataway Campus represents a community of students, faculty members, and research scientists engaged in the exploration of a wide variety of geological problems. Our Department offers both challenging and comprehensive instruction, and students are encouraged to become vital members of this research community. Interdisciplinary studies are fostered through the Quaternary Studies Program, the Graduate Certificate Program in Engineering Geophysics, and our close ties to the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences. A weekly Geology Colloquium brings a wide variety of Earth Scientists to our Department to discuss their latest research results and new techniques. Our Geology Museum features geological exhibits on local geology, and is open to the public.

Upcoming Events

Colloquium
Nicole Lunning - Crusts & Regoliths: Petrological Studies of Asteroid Surface Materials
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:45AM
Nicole Lunning of Smithsonian Institute will be vi...
Colloquium
GSA Week, No Talk
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 at 8:00AM

Events, Colloquium
Doug Hemingway - Magnetic anomalies and the color of the Moon
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 11:45AM
Doug Hemingway of Carnegie DTM  will present ...
Events, Colloquium
Jeffrey Park - The Green Dog That Did Not Bark: The Curios Incidence of Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Mid-Ocean Islands
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:45AM
Jeffrey Park of Yale University will present at ou...

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