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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.

Find out more about postgraduate study in the Department of Earth Sciences.

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.