Cover image: Science strategy for 2014-2019
Current CEH Science Strategy

Some items published by CEH's former component institutes are still available to download or buy:

Terrestrial Ecology


Freshwater Ecology

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The quarterly magazine of the Natural Environment Research Council.
Cover: Planet Earth Spring 2015 issue

Spring 2015 issue


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Celebrating 50 years of the Biological Records Centre

Anniversary booklet.


Scientific Publications

Reports and books detailing aspects of CEH's scientific work past and ongoing:

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology publications, including those published in peer-reviewed science journals, are catalogued on the NERC Open Research Archive (NORA) (external link).

CEH Science Programmes

NORA also catalogues papers and other work according to CEH's old science programmes:


Code List for Recording the Macroinvertebrates in Fresh Water in the British Isles

The standard set of names and identifying codes for freshwater macroinvertebrates in the British Isles was updated in Oct 2011.

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Information Leaflets

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Biological Records Centre

The BRC is jointly funded by CEH and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Some BRC atlases are available to buy:


National River Flow Archive

The NRFA provides river flow data from more than 1300 gauging stations around the UK.