The Geology of New Zealand combines a traditional 5 -week field camp with a campus semester at the University of Canterbury. Central to the program is a semester long research project. Geology of NZ program now offered in Fall semester with field camp in June and July. Read more →
The New Zealand Earth Systems analyzes current environmental issues arising from the interface between nature and society. This year, students study kaitiakitanga - the Maori concept of stewardship, marine and coastal ecology, glaciers and climate, and land use management. Read more →
FA is now offering its field camp as a stand alone summer experience. Explore the Geology of New Zealand's North and South over a six week field camp. Students complete structural, sed/strat, volcanology and metamorphic core complex mapping exercises.. Read more →
Frontiers Abroad's field based summer program - Māori, Science and the Environment - focuses on analyzing environmental issues and hazards of the Cook Islands and New Zealand Earth Systems through the worldviews of both the Māori and "western" science. Read more →
Congratulations to former FA student Gabe Lewis and FA Director Sam Hampton for their new publication "Visualizing volcanic processes in Sketch Up: An integrated geo-education tool Download the publication here!
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- Our alumni are attending top graduate schools in USA: Stanford, Dartmoor, Colombia, Yale - to name a few
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