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Archaeological Research in Rarotonga Using Non-Invasive Infra-Red Imaging

Frontiers Abroad summer student with a team from the Department of Geological Sciences and the Geography Department at the University of Canterbury are investigating the use of Infra-Red imaging as a non-invasive technique of investigating archaeological sites both here in New Zealand and in Rarotonga. The story

Frontiers Abroad Students Rarotongan Humpback Whale Research in the Headlines

Frontiers Abroad has been working with a research team in Rarotonga to investigate the use of Infrared imaging to identify humpback whales. Click the link to read the full article published in the Pacific Island Report Humpback Whale Research. The team led by Travis Horton, associate professor in the

New Student Publication!

We are proud to announce that Frontiers Abroad Alumni Karina Greater’s New Zealand based research was just accepted into the journal American Mineralogist. The publication is entitled “Formation of rhyolite at the Okataina Volcanic Complex, New Zealand: New insights from analysis of quartz clusters in plutonic lithics” and co-authors include Professor Rachel Beane

FA Spotlight – Dr. Dan Hikuroa

Watch Dr. Dan Hikuroa, the New Zealand Earth Systems Director and Research Director at Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (‘Horizons of Insight’), a National Centre of Research Excellence based at the University of Auckland, as he discusses on TV3 (New Zealand News Channel) the hazards and vulnerability

Frontiers Abroad – Study Abroad in New Zealand

Frontiers Abroad designs and implements field and research focused earth and environmental science programmes for undergraduates. Our name reflects our unique field curriculum and teaching locations in a remote part of the world, New Zealand. Our mission is to provide students with the problem-solving skills and motivation

Watch Frontiers Abroad Students in Action

Take a quick look at our programmes in New Zealand!

Explore Geology’s Field Camp

The Geology of New Zealand Programme (Geology) begins with a five-week field camp, a series of mapping exercises and interlinked modules, that explores the stratigraphy, mountain building, and tectonics of the South Island and the volcanology and geothermal geology of the North Island. Following field-camp students transition