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 Colloquium Friday October 28 2022

Dr. Onema Adojoh will present "Pollen-vegatation response to climate change in the last 20 ka: An expression from the West Equatorial Atlantic" on Friday, October 28, 2022. The talk will be held in Rm. 104 AW Smith Bldg at noon.

Field trip for Sedimentology and Stratigraphy course

Beverly Saylor is reorganizing her Sedimentology and Stratigraphy course around Saturday field activities. The first trip (photo below) was kayaking on  the Chagrin River to learn about erosion and deposition by rivers. Next they'll be visiting Horseshoe Lake in Shaker Heights. Alumni and friends are welcome to join. Reach...

Majors Michaela Galarza and Sara Olmsted in Bolivia

Environmental Geology and Environmental Studies majors Michaela Galarza and Sara Olmsted recently conducted fieldwork in southern Boliva, along with EEPS professor Beverly Saylor.  Read the full story here.