Issued 26th July 2007: 1500GMTFuture climate change will potentially affect all aspects of the rainfall regime in the UK. The precise nature of these changes is uncertain, particularly for...
Climate change and flood risk – Position statement issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Post date: 2007-07-26
Rising surface ozone reduces plant growth and adds to global warming
Post date: 2007-07-25
Scientists from three leading UK research institutes have today released new findings that could have major implications for food production and global warming in the 21st century. Their research was...
SAS provides CEH with business software solutions
Post date: 2007-07-19
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), the UK's Centre of Excellence for research in land and freshwater environmental sciences, has chosen SAS, the market leader in the new generation of...
Countryside Survey goes digital
Post date: 2007-07-19
This year’s Countryside Survey will provide the most complete picture yet of change to the UK’s natural environment, thanks to a new Geographic Information System (GIS) from ESRI (UK) which, for the...
First hydrological analysis of June UK flood events to be published this week
Post date: 2007-07-10
In recent weeks several areas of the UK have seen flooding on a scale that has no close modern parallel for the summer period (normally defined as the months of June, July and August). On Friday...
Rising surface ozone reduces plant growth & adds to global warming
Post date: 2007-07-01
News Release (Issued jointly by the Met Office, University of Exeter, and Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) Scientists from three leading UK research institutes have today released new...
Soil microbes reach BBC Radio 4
Post date: 2007-06-18
The work of molecular ecologist Dr Andrew Whiteley is featured on BBC Radio 4's Nature programme this week. In "The Answer's in the Soil" presenter Paul Evans delves into the fascinating world of the...
Are you in love with ladybirds?
Post date: 2007-06-14
A six page article by ladybird scientist Peter Brown features in the July issue of BBC Wildlife Magazine. Peter works for the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology at our Monks Wood site and is an...
Evidence on International Research Activities Presented to Parliament
Post date: 2007-06-06
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has been invited to present oral evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry on the international policies and...
UK's biggest ever countryside survey starts this week
Post date: 2007-05-18
The biggest and most comprehensive survey of the natural resources of the British countryside begins this week. The Countryside Survey will be carried out by a team of over sixty specially trained...