Artwork shows changes in air pollution during lockdown
Post date: 2020-09-18
Paulette Burns
A scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has contributed to a digital artwork showing the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on air pollution.Dr Massimo Vieno’s visualisation of...
High-tech data confirm record poor harvest after year of extreme weather
Post date: 2020-09-16
Paulette Burns
Scientific data confirm British farmers’ fears that this is the worst harvest for at least 25 years, following a year of extreme weather.Analyses by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH)...
Innovative digital projects boost environmental research
Post date: 2020-09-10
Simon Williams
New studies will explore how the latest digital technology, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI), can improve environmental monitoring and the accessibility of data.The UK Centre for...
Key principles developed for assessing environmental risks of nanomaterials
Post date: 2020-09-02
Simon Williams
A new study led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will enable researchers and regulators to better assess the potential risks that manmade nanomaterials may pose to the environment...
UKCEH scientists honoured by British Ecological Society
Post date: 2020-08-28
Simon Williams
Two distinguished scientists from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have received awards from the British Ecological Society (BES).Professor Helen Roy has been recognised for her...
Radiological Environmental Protection (South Pacific)
Post date: 2020-08-27
Dr. Ingo Schüder
In November 2020, we will run our Radiological Environmental Protection course online for participants from Australia and other South Pacific nations.  The course will include pre-recorded...
Citizen science event monitors impact of climate change on moths
Post date: 2020-08-25
Simon Williams
The recent record-breaking warm weather has provided ideal conditions for both native moths and rare visitors from continental Europe to thrive.And this year’s Moth Night, which runs from 27-29...
Investigation into ecological impact of Chernobyl wildfires
Post date: 2020-08-21
Simon Williams
A new project led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will investigate the impact of this year’s wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on wildlife.  The 2,600 km2 Ukrainian...
Wallingford Automatic Weather Station
Post date: 2020-08-20
Stephen Turner
The meteorological station at our Wallingford, Oxfordshire site has been measuring local weather conditions, including daily rainfall, sunshine and temperature parameters, since 1962. An...
New research will improve early warning of devastating megastorms
Post date: 2020-08-18
Simon Williams
Ground-breaking scientific research will make it easier to predict the path of some of the world’s most powerful storms, enabling communities to better protect themselves from severe flooding....


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