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Earth Sciences Library

Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences Library at the University of Cambridge. Please use the links below to navigate through our online resources.

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  • News
    What's new at the Department of Earth Sciences Library
  • About
    About the Department of Earth Sciences library - and a chance to take a tour of the library
  • Research Skills
    Reading lists, tripos papers and some information on essential research skills
  • Resources
    What can the Department of Earth Sciences library provide? Links to e-journals, catalogues & more ...
  • Publications
    Details of publication databases managed by the Department of Earth Sciences library
  • Postgraduate Resources 
    Resources for Postgraduates on transferable skills, information literacy and resources
  • Services
    How to use the library & its collections - with some tutorials. Administration and reprographic services available in the Library.
  • eBooks
    Links to books which have been digitised and are now available online for Earth Sciences.

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

Sep 01, 2016

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

Aug 02, 2016

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.

An underestimated Kevan

Jul 21, 2016

Douglas Palmer on the Sedgwick Museum’s giant Pliosaurus cf. kevani in the latest edition of Geoscientist

Oesia – a new tube worm from deep Cambrian times

Jul 21, 2016

Collections up close, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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