Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

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The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) is the place at MIT where the turbulent oceans and atmosphere, the inaccessible depths of the inner Earth, distant planets, and the origins of life come together under one intellectual roof.

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Upcoming Events

 COG3 Seminar: Julie Huber (WHOI)

"Subseafloor life in the cold, oxic crustal aquifer” The cold, basalt-hosted, oceanic crustal aquifer is one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, yet little...

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am
 FISH Seminar: Dr. Philip Reppert (National Geospatial-intelligence Agency)

"Geophysics in the DoD" The United States Government has many organizations that use geophysics, they include the Department of Interior, the Department of...

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 Graduate Lecture Series: Matěj Peč (EAPS)

Reactive Melt Migration in Partially Molten Rocks The formation of oceanic plates requires extraction of large volumes of melt from the mantle. Several...

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
SLS Seminar: Sebastian Essink (MIT)

About the Series The Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Sack Lunch Seminar Series is an informal seminar series within PAOC that focuses on more specialized...

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
COG3 Seminar: Jennifer Biddle (University of Delaware)

About the Speaker My research is focused on microorganisms in the environment, and understanding what they do and where they are. Environments we examine...

Friday, May 04, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am

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"The Mechanism of CaCO3 Dissolution in...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

SLS Seminar: Jess Adkins (Caltech)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

"Using Simple Physical Models to...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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