About the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH)

We are an independent, not-for-profit research institute. Our 600+ staff provide the data and insights that researchers, governments and businesses need to create a productive, resilient and healthy environment.

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Our ambition

We seek to understand our environment, how it sustains life, and the human impact on it – so that together, people and nature can prosper.

Excellent environmental science with impact

We have a long history of investigating, monitoring and modelling environmental change, generating evidence-driven solutions to complex environmental challenges. Watch our video to find out more about how our science is having a positive impact. 

Our science

What we do

We carry out excellent environmental science across water, land and air. Our science makes a difference, informing policy-making, commercial innovation and conservation action all around the world.

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How we work

We believe that the best solutions are co-designed and co-delivered, and our partnerships cross borders, sectors and disciplines. We are a strategic delivery partner for the Natural Environment Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation.