The Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences help you understand the world around, under, and above you.

Connect human activity and natural events, including issues ranging from the environment to urban planning to planetary bodies.

Are multidisciplinary sciences that help us to understand the dynamic earth: its past, present, and future.

Are hands-on sciences – from the classroom to the lab to the field.

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences gives you opportunities to work directly with faculty who care about the learning, research, and teaching of geological sciences.

News

Professor Beverly Saylor’s team receives $1.2 million W.M. Keck Foundation research grant to determine how ecological factors affect evolution

Professor Beverly Saylor leads interdisciplinary global group applying state-of-the art technology to answer ancient questions. To read the fully story click here.

EEPS Professor and Chair Steven Hauck talks to US News about the Earth Sciences

Professor Hauck talks to US News about what Earth Science is, and what Earth Scientists do.  He also talks about what you can do with an Earth Science degree. To read the article, click here.

Professor Ralph Harvey receives The Jessica Melton Perry Award for Distinguished Teaching in Disciplinary & Professional Writing

EEPS Professor Ralph Harvey has received the Jessica Melton Perry Award for Distinguished Teaching in Disciplinary & Professional Writing.  The award honors instructors who are dedicated to developing their advanced undergraduate and graduate students as researchers, thinkers, and writers.  Professor Harvey was nominated by several of his current and...