Shell International: A global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford: One of the leading centres of geological research in the UK, with a score of 3.2 in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) research assessment exercise.

The International GEOTRACES Programme website: A programme of marine chemistry with significant Oxford involvement, providing modern understanding with which to  assess the past.

The UK GEOTRACES site: An Oxford-led, NERC-funded consortium striving to understand metal cycles in the modern ocean.

The integrated Ocean Drilling Programme: A wealth of samples and data spanning 150 Myr of Earth history.

The Nordic Center for Earth Evolution (NordCEE): funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (Danmarks Grundforskningsfond) and focused on exploring the long history of life’s evolution on Earth.