Mission Statement

The mission of the Earth Research Institute (ERI) is to support research and education in the sciences of our solid, fluid, and living Earth.

Our areas of research comprise Natural Hazards, Human Impacts, Earth System Science, and Earth Evolution.

ERI strives to build upon the existing research strengths of our founding units while fostering new interdisiciplinary collaborations examining how Earth processes affect mankind and how mankind perturbs the Earth.

Job Postings

Earth Science Cluster Hire 

The University of California Santa Barbara announces a multidisciplinary cluster hire of four outstanding scientists to further strengthen its world class Earth surface process teaching and research mission


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