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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PAOC Colloquium - Ray Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)

Life on the edge: Where is the outer edge of the habitable zone? The conventional habitable zone is generally defined as the range of orbits around a...

Monday, April 03, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
COG3 Seminar - Mike Lamb (Caltech)

Title: Mud flocculation and the global sediment cycle Abstract: River sediment loads are dominated by mud, which builds lowland landscapes and buries...

Monday, April 03, 2023 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
EAPS Geophysics Seminar (12.571): Frederick J. Simons (Princeton U.)

Seminar in Geophysics 12.571 is a class for EAPS graduate students in geophysics. All members of the MIT Community are welcome to join for presentations by...

Tuesday, April 04, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Houghton Lecture Series - Ray Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)

Methane vs. CO2 in climate policy: The problem with global warming potenials Greenhouse gases differ amongst each other in two primary characteristics:...

Tuesday, April 04, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Planetary Lunch Seminar (PLS) - Steve Vance (JPL)

Title: Europa Clipper’s Exploration of Ocean World Habitability: Toward Joint Inversion of Geophysical Data to Determine Interior Properties Abstract: I...

Tuesday, April 04, 2023 at 12:15pm to 1:30pm

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