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News Archive - 2011

2011 Review of the year - 23 December 2011

Lake science insights from 40 years of monitoring at Loch Leven in Scotland - 21 December 2011

Science highlights how cutting hedgerows less frequently can benefit wildlife - 19 December 2011

November 2011 Hydrological Summary for the UK: another mild month - 13 December 2011

Comparing emissions of greenhouse gases from perennial bioenergy and annual arable crops - 13 December 2011

New European initiative to coordinate water research and innovation - 8 December 2011

Decade of decline revealed in State of UK butterflies report - 7 December 2011

Scientific meetings at Royal Society discuss global nitrogen cycle - 5 December 2011

Latest survey of major lakes in the English Lake District - 23 November 2011

Extending collaborative links - James Hutton Institute delegation visits CEH - 14 November 2011

Research into bumblebee foraging distance offers conservation potential - 14 November 2011

Phosphorus reductions combined with shading by riparian trees could help rivers reach "good ecological status" - 11 November 2011

October 2011 hydrological summary confirms continued spatial variations in rainfall across the UK - 11 November 2011

Two new ozone pollution reports highlight impacts on food security - 10 November 2011

Improved access to the UK's river flow data - 9 November 2011

CEH's strength in ecology research highlighted in BIS report - 24 October 2011

New rainforest research published - 19 October 2011

Hydrological summary for September 2011 reveals continued spatial variations in rainfall - 17 October 2011

Researchers put new spin on the world's water cycle - 13 October 2011

Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme becomes part of a new UK collaborative network - 7 October 2011

New PEER report looks at knowledge gaps in assessing ecosystem services and policies - 4 October 2011

Ground-level ozone predictions may become more accurate thanks to plant 'body clock' research - 29 September 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published, for August 2011 – Another wet summer? - 13 September 2011

Bird boxes shed new light on social life of bats - 13 September 2011

CEH scientists at British Ecological Society Annual Meeting - 8 September 2011

CEH radioecology expert to address Japanese meetings - 1 September 2011

Professor Helen Jarvie wins Fulbright scholarship to carry out water quality research in the USA - 31 August 2011

Wildlife responds increasingly rapidly to climate change - 18 August 2011

Increased tropical forest growth could release carbon from the soil - 15 August 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published, for July 2011 – Rainfall appreciably above average in many regions - 12 August 2011

A spot of summer fun: make your mark on ladybird maps - 12 August 2011

CEH Information Gateway links up with the National Biodiversity Network - 5 August 2011

RSPB joins Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme funding consortium - 20 July 2011

Welcome rainfall for most drought-affected areas of England, new UK Hydrological Summary for June 2011 shows - 14 July 2011

The UK's new Land Cover Map is released, providing a continuous coverage of habitat distributions - 6 July 2011

New UK Land Cover Map to be launched in July - 30 June 2011

Science panel of International Convention on Wetlands meets at CEH - 30 June 2011

European Radioecology Alliance: An initiative to integrate radioecological research in Europe - 24 June 2011

Spotted! New Ladybirds of Britain and Ireland atlas reveals trends in ladybird species - 15 June 2011

Study of iconic Chillingham cattle shows that climate change is altering their breeding schedule - 14 June 2011

New study of storm generation could improve rainfall prediction in West Africa - 13 June 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published, for May 2011 – Remarkable contrasts across the UK - 10 June 2011

CEH welcomes the publication of the first National Ecosystem Assessment - 2 June 2011

National Ecosystem Assessment: Major study reveals hidden value of nature - 2 June 2011

CEH at Data Fair organised by Lighthill Risk Network - 1 June 2011

Green Week conference takes place in Brussels - 24 May 2011

"Forgotten" greenhouse gas, nitrous oxide, discussed at Royal Society meeting - 23 May 2011

Defra Minister Richard Benyon visits CEH - 19 May 2011

New project to examine sustainability of bioenergy crops within the UK - 19 May 2011

Rare butterflies show signs of recovery - 16 May 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published for April 2011 - a remarkable month in hydrometeorological terms - 13 May 2011

Moth virus research could lead the way to better pest control - 11 May 2011

New web portal provides improved access to NERC soils data - 10 May 2011

New publication: The 1975-76 Drought - a contemporary and retrospective review - 9 May 2011

8th International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology - 27 April 2011

Free workshop for Biological Records Centre volunteer schemes and societies - 21 April 2011

Distribution of British soil bacteria mapped for the first time - 20 April 2011

The Edinburgh Declaration on Reactive Nitrogen - Closing statement from the Nitrogen & Global Change conference - 15 April 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published for March 2011 - stocks in many reservoirs fall appreciably - 14 April 2011

Europe's wildlife under threat from nitrogen - 14 April 2011

New web-based calculator enables individuals to measure their nitrogen footprint - 13 April 2011

Reactive nitrogen causing higher damaging emissions from forests in Europe than previously estimated - 12 April 2011

Excessive nitrogen harms the economy and environment – first Europe-wide assessment published - 11 April 2011

Nitrogen and Global Change - major science conference in Edinburgh - 8 April 2011

New web pages improve access to river flow data - 6 April 2011

CEH staff lead UK floods research delegation to China - 22 March 2011

Energy Lancaster launch brings together experts from wide range of energy-related areas - 11 March 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published, for February 2011 – notably mild, many areas registered above average rainfall - 10 March 2011

Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme assists with investigation into shooting of peregrine falcon - 9 March 2011

CEH staff organise activities for National Science & Engineering Week 2011 - 9 March 2011

Severe flu pandemic response may damage effectiveness of wastewater treatment - 2 March 2011

Professor Mark Bailey becomes acting Director of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology - 1 March 2011

New assessment of black carbon and tropospheric ozone's role in climate change - 25 February 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published for January 2011, a month of contrasting synoptic patterns - 14 February 2011

CEH scientists highlight hydrochloric acid as overlooked driver of environmental change - 8 February 2011

CEH scientists team up with UK-US consortium to study the consequences of nanotechnology - 26 January 2011

Loch Flemington public meeting a great success - 20 January 2011

New monthly Hydrological summary published, for December 2010. a truly remarkable month in climatic terms - 13 January 2011

Kittiwakes’ trans-Atlantic winter odyssey linked to breeding success - 5 January 2011