Offshore

Four programmes in which Tim Pigott-smith reveals a year in the life of the University of Wales School of Ocean Sciences in Bangor.

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1: While Dave Thomas battles with research and teaching deadlines, out in Mauritius, John Turner braves shark- and barracuda-infested waters to investigate threatened coral reefs.

Back in north Wales the first-year students discover the joys and hazards of kelp.

While Dave Thomas battles with research and teaching deadlines, out in Mauritius, John Turner braves shark- and barracuda-infested waters to investigate threatened coral reefs.

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Four programmes in which Tim Pigott-smith follows a year in the life of the University of Wales School of Ocean Sciences in Bangor.

2: A group of second-year students takes to the high seas to experience life on board the department's research vessel Prince Madog.

Back at base everybody waits by the fax machine to find out whether the application to replace Madog has been successful.

A group of second-year students takes to the high seas to experience life on board the department's research vessel Prince Madog.

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In four programmes Tim Pigott-smith follows a year in the life of the University of Wales School of Ocean Sciences in Bangor.

3: Gary faces a crisis of confidence just before his finals.

While on a remote lough in Ireland, a team of divers from the university deals with the twin terrors of giant lobsters and surviving for three weeks on their own cooking.

Gary faces a crisis of confidence just before his finals.

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The last of four programmes in which Tim Pigott-smith follows a year in the life of the University of Wales School of Ocean Sciences in Bangor.

On a beach in Chile the team investigates a case of poisoned mussels and a pollution problem.

Back in Wales Niall has a new love in his life - Rosie the motorbike.

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On a beach in Chile the team investigates a case of poisoned mussels and a pollution problem.

Back in Wales Niall has a new love in his life - Rosie the motorbike.

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