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

12.SP51: Geophysics Seminar - Matt Wei (U. Rhode Island)

Overcome the challenge of detecting slow slip events offshore Detecting slow slip events offshore, especially in subduction zones, is important for both...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Planetary Lunch Seminar (PLS) - Nicole Shibley (Princeton)

Exploring Europa’s Ice Shell: Insights from Earth Sea ice, grown from a freezing ocean, is a fundamental feature of Earth’s Arctic Ocean and may also exist...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) - Jane Baldwin (UC Irvine)

"The Missing Links in Projecting Impacts from Extreme Events" In the face of ongoing climate change, there is a growing need to understand the impacts of...

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
EAPS DLS - Nadja Drabon (Harvard)

A new lens into the Hadean Eon: Zircons from the Green Sandstone Bed, South Africa The nature of Earth’s earliest crust and crustal processes remain...

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Seminar - Professor Dr. Detlef Stammer (Center für Erdsystemforschung und Nachhaltigkeit)

“A New Approach to Earth System Reanalysis” A new approach to Earth system reanalysis using the adjoint of a fully coupled model will be presented. The...

Friday, December 09, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Recent Events

PAOC Colloquium - Simona Bordoni (Caltech)

Monday, December 05, 2022

ERL FISH: You Nan (Purdue U.)

Friday, December 02, 2022

COG3 Seminar - Mohammed Hashim (WHOI)

Friday, December 02, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Thesis -...

Thursday, December 01, 2022

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