Earth Surface Science Institute (ESSI)


The Kromference

In July ESSI member Professor Mike Krom took his retirement. In honour of Mike’s career in the School ESSI hosted a two day conference on Nutrient Cycling on the Modern and Ancient Earth. Read more




(Photo Credit B Craven)

Rock Map

ESSI researchers along with Leverhulme Artist in Residence, Sue Lawty, build a geological map of Yorkshire from Yorkshire beach pebbles. Read More



ESSI Day - 'Minerals & Organics'

This year the event was organised by Caroline Peacock and the theme was ‘Mineral & Organics’. Read More


Palaeontological Association 58th Annual Meeting

The topic for the Annual Symposium was 'The photosynthesis revolution: how plants and photosynthetic micro-organisms have bioengineered the planet'. Read More