06.01.14

Rainfall, UK floods and the potential impacts of climate change?

Water is again much in the news this week with widespread flooding across the UK following several weeks of very stormy weather. It's been a difficult time for many homeowners, particularly those by...

25.10.13

The Harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis: time for global collaboration

International cooperation is very important in preventing and controlling the spread of invasive species globally, as Helen Roy and Peter Brown of the UK Ladybird Survey explain in a guest blog: [[{...

22.10.13

National hydrometric data - what does the future bring for the UK's NRFA?

In two previous blog posts this month, we explored how the hydrometric data held by the National River Flow Archive and the National Groundwater Level Archive have been used in past and present...

03.10.13

Hydrometric data: The Long View

Each week BBC Radio 4's The Long View uses a variety of expert witnesses to examine stories from history that resonate in today's headlines.Later this month, CEH will host more than 100 distinguished...

04.06.13

Cleaner air for all - searching for solutions to air pollution at Green Week 2013

Air quality is the theme of this year’s Green Week event in Brussels, which is described as Europe’s largest environment conference, and CEH expertise will be on hand to lead and join in with some of...

24.04.13

Communicating CEH Lake Restoration research – we’re speaking the same language!

In the UK we take it for granted that our work will be presented in English. However, presenting our work in English does not always allow us to reach the widest possible audience. This was all too...

01.02.13

Taking care of water

World Wetlands Day, which occurs annually on 2 February, is taking the theme this year of Wetlands and Water Management, focusing on how wetlands take care of water quality. The UK has many different...

11.02.11

What is a drought?

Although, across much of the world, drought can constitute one of the worst of natural disasters - posing a real and continuing threat to lives and livelihoods - there is no generally accepted...