During 2014 this website covered nearly 70 news stories from across CEH’s science activity. We also published more than 60 blog posts which explain the background to our work. You can see a list of our most viewed news stories and blog posts here, and read some of the highlights below.As each calendar year draws to a close, we like to take a look back at the research undertaken by scientists working at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) over the last twelve months.

NERC Chief Executive Duncan Wingham learning about CEH floods research on a visit in February.

In 2014 we:

Throughout the year our scientists were lead or co-authors on around 400 peer-reviewed papers, covering a wide range of science areas. Highlights included:

CEH-led researchers identified the top 10 potential invasive species threats to UK biodiversity including quagga mussels (above) which were later reported in parts of England.

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Happy Christmas to all our readers and best wishes for 2015!