Department of Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences

Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Brown University

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences (DEEPS) integrates teaching and research to investigate fundamental phenomena affecting the Earth and planets. Our students engage in hands-on learning, in collaboration with DEEPS faculty, to explore natural hazards, global climate, and planetary bodies.

A recent article by DEEPS Professor Amanda H. Lynch and Maine Law Professor Charles Norchi which appeared in the journal International Law Studies has been awarded the 2022 Myres S. McDougal Prize for International Law. The article is titled "Arctic Navigation and Climate Change: Projections from Science for the Law of the Sea", and is available to read online.
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Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Box 1846
324 Brook Street
Providence, RI 02912

DEEPS@Brown.edu
(401) 863-3339