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Find out more about what's happening at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology from our science blogs.


What ails our horse chestnut trees and can we save them?

A guest blog from pupils of La Sainte Union School, Camden, London. Dr Michael Pocock, an ecologist at CEH, is one of the scientists behind Conker...


Retirement beckons for voice of UK hydrological reporting

As many of our regular readers will know, the UK hydrological summary is a monthly update from scientists within the Centre for Ecology &...


The Entomological Club: Celebrating entomology through the centuries

Dr Helen Roy, an ecological entomologist at CEH, was recently invited to become a member of the Entomological Club. She writes more about the honour...


CEH lakes research presented at 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting

A number of CEH's lake researchers are in attendance at the 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting taking place this week in Granada, Spain (22-27 February)...


New dataset released: Integrated Hydrological Units of the United Kingdom

Our colleagues in the National River Flow Archive (NRFA) have released a new, freely available dataset of spatial reference units for hydrological...


One year on: reviewing the floods of 2013/2014

This month’s issue of Weather , the journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, takes a look back at last winter, asking “How unusual were the...


Plant hormone signals and climate models, plus a mathematical surprise

A new study examining the links between soil moisture and leaf stomata should be of interest to both plant physiologists and climate modellers. It...


CEH climate science referenced in US Senate

Earlier this year a climate modelling paper published in Nature in 2013 which was led by CEH scientist Dr Chris Huntingford was mentioned in a US...


CEH research on nanoparticles: toxicity, exposure and risk assessment

Watch a presentation by CEH's Dr Steve Lofts giving an overview of research into nanoparticles. Steve's talk focuses on toxicity, exposure and risk...


Introducing the International Year of Soils

2015 is the International Year of Soils and throughout the year we’ll be highlighting CEH research on soils. To kick off I’ve been speaking to staff...