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Briefing Note: Severity of the December 2015 floods -- preliminary analysis

The purpose of this briefing note ( also available as a PDF ) is to collate some of the key points from the December 2015 Hydrological Summary , and...


What difference could natural flood management techniques make?

On Wednesday 6 January four scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology gave an hour-long background press briefing on the science behind...


The science behind flooding

On Wednesday 6th January four scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) gave an hour-long background briefing on the science...


Natural Flood Management and rewilding - BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

Professor Alan Jenkins is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). This morning he was interviewed (briefly) on the BBC...


Farmland ditch management - a hydrologist's perspective

Professor Alan Jenkins of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology comments in relation to an announcement by Defra (6 January 2015) that farmers...


The most viewed CEH news stories & blog posts of 2015

To round off the year, an insight into the CEH news stories and blog posts you were reading the most in 2015 (in reverse order): Our top 5 most...


CEH at BES 2015

CEH scientists and students were among those at the 2015 British Ecological Society Annual Conference. Here we highlight some of the CEH research at the event


How can we lower the UK's air pollution?

CEH's Professor Mark Sutton was recently invited to provide evidence to Parliament on the impacts of air pollution. Defra is consulting on how the UK...


Future Ganga: Science Needs for Water Security

Conclusions of a joint India-UK hydrological sciences workshop exploring the future research needs and challenges which will underpin sustainable management of the Ganga. This page provides the outputs of a joint UK-India science workshop convened by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in New Delhi in December 2015.


Unearthing ecosystem services: what can we learn from soil DNA?

To wrap up the International Year of Soils, CEH's Dr Rob Griffiths presented some of his recent work at a lunchtime seminar: 'Unearthing ecosystem...