About Us

The USC Department of Earth Sciences is located in Zumberge Hall of Science (ZHS) on Trousdale Parkway, the main campus thoroughfare. Situated on the south side of campus, we are adjacent to Exposition Park, the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Earth Sciences
USC Earth Sciences at a Glance
Full Time Faculty 24
Research Faculty 7
Research Funding (millions) $12
Graduate Students 55
Female Grad Students 50%
International Grad Students 17
  • Zumberge Hall of Science (ZHS)
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740
  • Phone: (213) 740-6106
  • Email: earthsci@usc.edu