Welcome to the department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) at Lassonde School of Engineering. The ESSE Department is home to nearly 30 faculty members, 300 undergraduate and over 100 graduate students.

We are one of the founding members of the Lassonde School of Engineering, offering several unique and world-class graduate and undergraduate programs, including Canada’s only space engineering program, Ontario’s only Geomatics engineering program as well as renowned Atmospheric Science & Meteorology program. Our engineering programs are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB), and Geomatics engineering program also prepares graduates for Ontario Land Surveyors (OLS) designation upon graduation. Our research strength lies within multidisciplinary, innovative, world-class research activities spanning from planetary science to satellite technologies, atmospheric studies, GIS and satellite navigation.

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Salman Chaudhry Receives a Faculty of Graduate Studies 2017 Thesis Prize
June 20, 2017
Mr. Salman Chaudhry from Earth and Space Science receives a Faculty of Graduate Studies 2017 Thesis Prize for his MSc entitled “On the characterization of elastomer’s at highstrain rates". Photo taken at FGS Thesis and Dissertation Prize Luncheon, June 14th...
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Denis Hains Talks about the Oceans Protection Plan of Canada
June 19, 2017
By: Costas Armenakis On May 9th, 2017, Denis Hains, Director General, Canadian Hydrographic Service, gave a presentation on  the Oceans Protection Plan of Canada. He addressed how this investment of the Government of Canada is a great opportunity that can benefit Academia, HQP...
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Aaron Boda Receives 2017 Esri Canada GIS Scholarship
June 19, 2017
Lassonde’s Geomatics Engineering student Aaron Boda was awarded the 2017 Esri Canada GIS Scholarship for his “Interactive Map for the Athenians Project.”   The objective of the award-winning project is as follows: “In present day, the Athenians Project deals with...
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Lassonde Students Win Geomatics App Challenge
June 19, 2017
Originally posted on YFile News website Three of York’s Lassonde School of Engineering Geomatics students – Stephen Kosmachuk, Justine Abdelshahid and Benjamin Brunson – have been selected as the winners of the 2017 Esri Canada Centre of Excellence (ECCE) App...
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Field Survey Setup Competition
June 19, 2017
  By: Mojgan Jadidi As a tradition of each summer, ESSE 2630 Field Survey camp was offered for Second Year Geomatics Engineering/Science and  Civil Engineering students from April 25th to May 8th. There was a total of 68 students working...
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51st CMOS Congress
June 19, 2017
By: Peter Taylor The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society’s 51st Congress will be held on June 4th - June 8th 2017 at the Downtown Hilton, Toronto. This year’s theme is “Future Earth: Weather, Oceans, Climate.” The congress will bring together...
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