Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Seismologist Germán Prieto is interested in the use of seismic records to understand earthquake sources, the interior of the Earth, and how each affects the ground motions that we feel on the Earth's surface more

In the News:

Small Volcanic Eruptions could be Slowing Global Warming: Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth’s upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially contributing to the recent slowdown in global warming, according to a new CEE/EAPS led study. Read More

Pulling Together the Early Solar System: New study led by Ben Weiss's Paleomagnetism Lab finds that a strong magnetic field whipped the early solar system into shape. Read More

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Important Dates and Events:

NO DLS Nov 26

Planets & Life (PANEL): Whither the Earth: Hands off? Geoengineer? Or Biosphere 3? With Samuel Bowring (MIT), Daniel Schrag (Harvard), David Keith (Harvard) | Dec 1 | 4:30 - 6:00 | MIT Museum more

DLS: The Compositions of Small Exoplanets, David Charbonneau (Harvard) | Dec 3 | 3:45 - 5:00 pm | 54-915 MORE


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