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.
Tell us something about where you grew up and your experiences. I grew up in Claremont, California, a small college town on the west coast. Being around academia got me interested in research at an early age, and CWRU caught my eye on a college visit during a summer vacation...
The Faculty Distinguished Research Award was established in 2013 to recognize those who uphold and build upon Case Western Reserve’s history as an innovative, research-driven institution, and established national and international reputations for their research or creative projects. Click here to read more about Professor Harvey's research.
Dr. Tyler Doane joined the EEPS Department in Fall 2023 as Adjunct Assistant Professor. Dr. Tyler Doane is a quantitative geomorphologist who works on understanding the mechanics of sediment transport and the lasting topographic signature of geomorphic events. He was most recently a postdoctoral research scientist at the USGS in...
Dr. Julie Bloxson, who received her PhD from CWRU in 2017, was honored by The Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with their 2023 Outstanding Educator Award. To read more, click here.
EEPS Professor James Van Orman talks to mashable.com about the Earth's core. Read more about it here.
Dr. Adojoh recently talked to SELF magazine about some of the potential dangers of contaminated seawater. See the full article here.