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UK Hydrological Status Update - early August 2018

The summer of 2018 has continued to deliver plenty of reliable holiday weather, but the heatwave conditions have also caused significant impacts on...


CEH engages with hundreds of people at Countryfile Live 2018

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's debut appearance at Countryfile Live was a great success, with hundreds of people visiting our stand at...


Heatwave effects see surge of interest in our Bloomin’ Algae app

There has been a rise in reports of blue-green algae - also known as cyanobacteria – via the Bloomin' Algae app, which Professor Laurence Carvalho, a freshwater ecologist at the Centre of Ecology & Hydrology, helped devise.


Ecological data of the past: a vast early warning system

Claire Wood , a data scientist based at our Lancaster site, tells us how ecological data of the past could point the way to a better future.....


Letters from the Lakes group

In the first of a regular series, Steve Thackeray rounds up some recent activity involving our Lake Ecosystems group... At the start of 2018 I...


UK Hydrological Status Update - early July 2018

An update on the UK's water situation during the current dry weather from Jamie Hannaford and colleagues in CEH's Hydrological Status and Outlooks...


Estimating transpiration in climate models

Prof Chris Huntingford explains more about new research showing the importance of plant transpiration in earth system models… A paper in Nature...


Continuing dry weather poses growing risk to crops

Hydrologist David Boorman updates his blog post from last month concerning soil moisture status as measured by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology...


ASSIST science and Minecraft brought to Cereals 2018

Visitors to the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology stand at this month's industry-leading Cereals Event took a tour through future farmed landscapes...


Getting together to fight plant health problems

Dr Stephen Cavers represents the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) on Scotland’s new Plant Health Centre – he explains more about the centre’s...