The 4000-mile journey of a reference air pollution monitor
Part one of a two-part story describing the journey of air quality monitoring equipment once in use in the UK and now in use in Africa where it is critical to set up air pollution monitoring networks.
The 4000-mile journey of a reference air pollution monitor: arrival in Africa
Part two of a blog post describing the journey of air quality monitoring equipment from the UK to Africa
Cutting-edge research is crucial to cleaning up our rivers
As the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee publishes a report on water quality in England's rivers, Dr Gwyn Rees of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses, in a blog, the...
Impressions from COP26: we must bridge the climate-biodiversity gap
Was COP26 really just ‘blah blah blah’? PhD candidate Galina Jönsson, who researches long-term biodiversity trends at UKCEH and the Natural History Museum, attended the climate summit as a member of...
Using drone mapping for habitat monitoring
We've been using our new DJI M300 RTK drone for surveying a range of habitats - from rewilding sites on the Humber to forestry plantations on the Tweed. The new system was purchased to demonstrate the...
UKCEH highlights science at the Edinburgh Climate Festival
It is not only high culture and comedy at the Edinburgh Festivals. Science was a focus too and this year, UKCEH joined a range of groups on Leith Links last Saturday (14th Aug 2021) to highlight the...
Contributing role in landmark IPCC report on climate change impacts
Dr Chris Huntingford of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, one of the contributing authors to the IPCC report Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis, explains its aims and significance.
Free E-tools help deliver sustainable farming
UKCEH has been working to create a series of free tools, collectively called ASSIST E-Tools, to support farmers and other land managers in planning and delivering environmental management actions.
A weather whiplash? Assessing the abrupt swing from dry to wet in Spring 2021
In the UK, April 2021 was exceptionally dry and May 2021 was exceptionally wet. UKCEH scientists put the transition, sometimes called a 'weather whiplash', into historical context.
Bloomin’ Algae app helps public and pets enjoy environment safely
Professor Laurence Carvalho of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), who specialises in the study of algal blooms and water quality, says people can provide early warnings of blue-green algae...