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.


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...

EEPS Professor Steven Hauck II to contribute to panel on Apollo 11 lunar landing 50th anniversary

Professor Hauck will participate in a panel discussion at an event held in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. He is one of four panelists planned to participate in the “Small Steps and Giant Leaps: How Apollo 11 Shaped Our Understanding of Earth and...

EEPS Professor Steven Hauck writes about his time as editor of JGR: Planets in EOS

Professor Steven Hauck served as editor-in-chief to JGR: Planets from January 2015 to April 2019.  He writes about the journal’s role in the planetary science community and gives thanks to those who supported him during his time as editor-in-chief. To read the full article in EOS, click here.