Department News Archive


Postdoctoral Research Position in Computational Ocean Dynamics

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate or assistant research scientist. The successful candidate will join a team designing, computing, disseminating, and analyzing cutting edge global ocean circulation model solutions. The research team aims to advance knowledge of the role of small-scale processes on the […]


Opening reception for “Lateral Distance” by HEMI-MICA Extreme Arts Program Intern Amy Wetsch

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the Bromo-Seltzer Arts Tower will host an opening reception for an exhibition of works by Amy Wetsch, an MFA candidate at MICA's Mount Royal School of Art. "Lateral Distance" is a collection of works centered around Saturn's moon Titan, inspired by Wetsch's 2018 HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Program Internship with EPS Professor Sarah Hörst.


Where Does Martian Dust Come From?

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New study suggests much of the dust on the surface of Mars comes from a single geological formation near the planet’s equator.


50th Anniversary Symposium June 12-13

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Please join the Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. Our two-day symposium will begin with a light lunch at noon on Tuesday, June 12 and run through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13. There will be a dinner at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12. For more […]


Congratulations to Our Graduates

On May 24, 2018 the Department had six PhD students graduate: Fang Huang, Eshwan Ramudu, Kirby Runyon, Alexi Russell, Hannah Susorney and Jordan Thomas. In addition, Masters Degrees were awarded to Sarah Moran and Andrew Annex. The Department also awarded Bachelor’s Degrees to the following students:, E&PS Majors Morgan Balster, Eric Chan, Erica Johnston, Sydney […]


E&PS Student Achievements

E&PS Graduate Student Sarah Moran has been awarded a 2018 NASA Earth and Space Sciences Graduate Fellowship in Astrophysics for her proposal entitled “Determining the Role of Hazes in the Atmospheres of Temperate Planets in M-Dwarf Systems.” This is a highly competitive fellowship program and in 2018 only 8 of the 177 proposals submitted were […]