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As a large, integrated department the expertise and current research of the staff in Cambridge spans many areas of the Earth Sciences. This section of the site aims to provide information and resources for Cambridge researchers, both current and prospective, and their collaborators. Many research questions can only be answered when scientists from several disciplines enter into dialogue. Such interdisciplinary collaboration can result in innovative solutions to seemingly insoluble problems, and open new and exciting avenues of inquiry.

There are several research institutes within the University that draw their staff either partly or completely from the Earth Sciences department. There are also a number of projects which operate in collaboration either with partners in industry or from several other research bodies.

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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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