The Earth and Planetary Sciences field encompasses a broad range of science disciplines and applications to environmental and economic endeavors. EPS students at Harvard are involved in the development and application of new tools and technologies such as space probes and sophisticated instruments, as well as field work in remote and challenging settings. In an unparalleled research environment, Faculty and students are addressing fundamental questions about our world, from prehistoric geological processes to understanding weather patterns.

Featured Research

  • A chart tracking earthquake activity

Spring 2023 Courses

  • EPS 6 Course Poster
  • EPS 56 Course Poster
  • EPS 101 Course Poster
  • EPS 109 Course Poster
  • EPS 140/243 Course Poster
  • EPS 162 Course Poster
  • EPS 231 Course Poster
  • EPS 244 Course Poster
  • GENED 1098 Course Poster
  • SCI 5 Course Poster
  • APMTH 120 Course Poster

Upcoming EPS colloquium

2023 Apr 03

EPS Colloquium - Bridget Scanlon. University of Texas-Austin

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Geo Mus 102 (Haller Hall) and Zoom

Talk Title:  Advances in Global Hydrology based on GRACE Satellite Gravimetry

Abstract:  Two decades of GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite data have significantly advanced our understanding of global hydrology. GRACE satellites measure variations in Earth’s gravity which are controlled mostly by water storage changes, such as those related to...

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