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Earth and Planetary Sciences focuses on the history and structure of the Earth and other planets, the physics and chemistry of planetary materials, the processes that cycle those materials on a global scale, and the interaction of human activities with geological processes and resources.

Research Areas

Learn more about the multidisciplinary research we conduct in Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Geochemistry & Environmental Chemistry

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Mineralogy, Materials Science, and Mineral Physics

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Structural Geology & Tectonics, Geomechanics

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Industrial Affiliate Programs


Shared Analytical Facilities and Research Resources

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Computing Resources

Our students have access to a wide range of advanced computing facilities.

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