Scientific papers and journal articles provide the background information on the geology of Essex. Anyone interested in learning more about a particular site, or a particular aspect of Essex geology, is encouraged to obtain a copy of the relevant document through their local library for a small charge. Some articles and papers are now also available on-line without charge.

Click on the link below to view a scanned copy of a comprehensive list of scientific papers and other articles on the geology of Essex produced by W.H. George and G.R. Ward in 1990.

List of works on the geology of Essex (up to 1974)

The above covers papers and articles published up to 1974. A list of references for more recent articles is in preparation.

Excavating the lower jaw of a young mammoth at a site in north Essex. Photo © G.Lucy