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.


Welcome Mark Green, Sr. Research Associate

Dr. Mark Green joined the EEPS Department in Fall 2019 as a Senior Research Associate. Dr. Green joins us from Plymouth State University (New Hampshire) where he was an Associate Professor of Hydrology. While at Plymouth State, he served as a Research Hydrologist for the Northern Research Station of the...

Welcome Sharmila Giri, Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Sharmila Giri joined the EEPS Department in Fall 2019 as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Dr. Sharmila Giri joins us from Fort Worth, TX, where she was an instructor at Tarrant County College. Sharmila received her Ph.D. in Marine Geosciences in 2018 from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of...

Professor Beverly Saylor appointed Armington Professor

Professor Saylor has been appointed Armington Professor for the period July 2019 through June 2021. This rotating professorship was established by Elizabeth and Raymond Armington to support a faculty member whose professional activity and personal character exemplify important values, in particular the qualities of individual initiative tempered with appropriate...