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Department of Earth Sciences


In December of the third year, Part II students spend a week in Greece, mainly looking at the effects of active lithospheric extension.

Normal fault systems bounding tilted blocks of crust are examined, and spectacular contrasts between zones of uplift and basinal areas are studied. The field trip also visits old slabs of ocean crust, thrust up onto the continent during mountain building events.




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All course materials can be found on the Earth Sciences Moodle course pages.

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Health & safety

Whether in the lab or out on fieldwork, you need to be aware of your health and safety, and what responsibilities you have to look after yourself and your colleagues. Please refer to the Safety Handbook.

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