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 now offers its field camp as a stand alone summer experience. Explore the Geology of New Zealand's North and South Island over a 5.5 week field camp. Students complete a series of mapping and field based exercises to introduce them to the amazing geology of New Zealand. Read more →
Frontiers Abroad's Earth Systems Science Field Camp - focuses on analyzing environmental issues and hazards of Tonga and New Zealand. This summer, special emphasis will be placed on (1) Tongan marine system and (2) the effects of the recent Kaikoura earthquake on the marine near shore environment. 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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