Welcome

The Earth and Planetary Sciences field encompasses a broad range of science disciplines and applications to environmental and economic endeavors. EPS students at Harvard are involved in the development and application of new tools and technologies such as space probes and sophisticated instruments, as well as field work in remote and challenging settings. In an unparalleled research environment, Faculty and students are addressing fundamental questions about our world, from prehistoric geological processes to understanding weather patterns.

Spring 2021 Courses

  • EPS/ESE 6: Introduction to Environmental Science and Engineering
  • EPS 55
  • EPS/ESE 101
  • EPS/ESE 102: Data Analysis and Statistical Inference in the Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • EPS 243
  • EPS 244
  • EPS 299: Communication Skills of Academia
  • GENED 1158

Featured Research

  • A chart tracking earthquake activity