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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...


Reviewing the UK's soil moisture status - May 2018 update

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology hydrologist David Boorman reviews the soil moisture status at the end of May 2018 using data from CEH’s new COSMOS...


New app makes identifying moths easier

Need help identifying a moth? Want to know which moth species might be on the wing tonight in your area? Now you can find out easily using ‘ What’s...


Caribbean workshop focuses on invasive alien species

Professor Helen Roy reports back from a workshop that she led alongside Centre for Ecology & Hydrology colleagues Jodey Peyton and Dr Oli Pescott...


Becoming a STEM Ambassador

I recently joined two colleagues, both STEM Ambassadors , to deliver a British Science Week activity at a local primary school . Over the course of...


Conventional pesticides should be the last line of defence

In April, EU member states voted for a near-total ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, following a review of the evidence linking their use with a...


How do we manage water resources in the future to best protect water quality?

A new paper in Water Resources Management looks at the problem of balancing water demands with protection of river water quality. Dr Mike Hutchins...