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NB: To find details of CEH sites and scientists, please visit our Contact Us section.


CEH resources can be reached via the following links:

NERC EMAIL - WebAccess

Please Select the option you require:

NERC Secure Portal

To access the NERC Secure Portal click here. You will be required to have an authorised NERC Key. Please contact your local IT support helpdesk to request one.

CEH iFolder

To access the CEH iFolder resource pages click here. This will allow you to download the iFolder client for use on windows platforms or use the web interface from any internet enabled location.

To activate your iFolder capability, you should email "iFolderadmin" in your NERC Email before you need to use it.


To access your Novell home directory via Secure FTP, you can use standard SFTP tools on whatever platform you are on: (For Windows Platforms, WinSCP - WINdows Secure CoPy - can be downloaded from here (go to the Downloads Section)) - NOTE - to connect to these services you must either connect from a NERC site or have an active VPN session.

CEH Edinburgh : sftp.edinburgh.ceh.ac.uk
CEH Lancaster : ftp.nerc-lancaster.ac.uk


Unix systems within CEH should be accessed via SSH (providing an encrypted session)

For Linux/Unix platforms, SSH Tools are generally included in the standard tools

For Windows Platforms, puTTY can be downloaded from here and WinSCP can be downloaded from here

CEH Library Services

You can access the CEH Library Catalogue from here


NERC Open Research Archive

You can access the NERC Open Research Archive from here

Resource Management System

You can access the Resource Management System from here

Wireless HotSpot Locators

You can use the hotspot locator engines below to help when planning your wireless access when on the move