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.


EEPS Receives Diversity Excellence Award

On May 5, 2021, the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences received the 2020 Department/Office/Unit Diversity Excellence Award.  This award "Recognizes an office, department or unit that has demonstrated a commitment to building a workplace and learning space that is inclusive of difference and values various aspects of...

Two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in EEPS

The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Case Western Reserve University seeks candidates for two non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the 2021–2022 academic year starting August 23, 2021. We seek candidates with a broad background in the geosciences who will contribute to teaching and research in...

Professor Beverly Saylor in THINK Magazine

For CWRU geologist Beverly Saylor, Earth's layers are like history books.  Read more about Professor Saylor's research in this THINK article.