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The highly respected Natural Sciences Tripos allows the widest scientific training of any degree, and the first year Earth Sciences Option complements every other subject in the Tripos. It is a great way to try Earth sciences whilst keeping other options open, and can lead to a full subject in its own right. Take a look at the subject overview to find out if it would be for you.

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International team head to Papua New Guinea to measure volcanic carbon degassing

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An international team of scientists is traveling to the islands of Papua New Guinea this September to study degassing from active volcanoes in remote jungles there. Some of these volcanoes are among the most active on Earth, ejecting a significant proportion of global volcanic gases into the atmosphere.

Mistaken Point - Canada's 10th geological World Heritage Site

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The ancient rugged coastline of Mistaken Point on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula face the winds and waves of the Atlantic Ocean. It can be a difficult place to work, but nevertheless it has been a mecca for geologists for over several decades now.

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