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 Professor Peter Whiting Gives Geological Insight Following Local Earthquake

Professor Whiting spoke to TV19 news regarding the recent earthquake felt locally in Eastlake and beyond.  Click here to see the news footage.

EEPS Alumna Cari Corrigan Featured in CWRU THINK Magazine

Billion-year-old meteorites travel millions of miles just to land in Cari Corrigan’s Smithsonian lab.  Read the full story here .

Visiting Faculty Position in EEPS, CWRU

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Case Western Reserve University seeks a candidate for a one-year, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position for the academic year starting August 20, 2019. We seek a candidate with a broad background in the geosciences who will contribute to teaching and...