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Find out more about what's happening at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology from our science blogs.
Earlier spring ‘greening’ triggers changed rainfall patterns
Each year it seems spring arrives earlier and there is much evidence to back this up, but what impact is that having on summer soil moisture and...
Nature has crucial role in tackling climate change
Dr Jeanette Whitaker discusses the importance of how we measure success of climate change adaptation and mitigation in terrestrial ecosystems...
Briefing Note: Severity of the November 2019 floods - preliminary analysis
An unsettled and wet period since late September followed by persistent heavy rainfall in late October and early November has caused severe flooding...
National field survey takes advantage of innovative technology
Recent advances in technology are bringing many benefits to a national soil and vegetation survey currently being carried out by the Centre for...
Environmental Audit Committee calls on citizen scientists to tackle threat from invasive species
Last week, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published a report that calls on an 'army' of citizens to tackle the growing threat from invasive...
Biodiversity boost for housing association sites
Ecologist Jodey Peyton tells us more about a new project to help housing associations and their residents manage their sites for wildlife... There’s...
Volunteer recorders play vital role in monitoring the state of nature
A partnership of 70 wildlife organisations, research institutes and government agencies has produced the third State of Nature report, the clearest...
Visit by Scottish Government Chief Scientific Adviser for Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
We recently welcomed Professor Andrew Millar, the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser for Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture,...
UK marine environment contributes to fulfilled human life
Dr Gill Ainsworth, a social scientist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, outlines the findings of a survey of local businesses and residents as part of her research into the benefits provided by the marine environment
New portal tracks UK hydrological situation as it happens
Staff at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology have developed the UK Water Resources Portal which tracks the UK's hydrological situation in near-real-time.