CHESS meteorological data now available

Long-term records of daily weather variables over the UK since 1962 have been re-processed to produce a 1km gridded meteorological and land state dataset for Great Britain, now publicly available...


First ever UK digital crop map from satellite data

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has joined forces with Remote Sensing Applications Consultants Ltd (RSAC) to produce Land Cover plus: Crops.


Adult vendace, Britain’s rarest freshwater fish, found in Bassenthwaite Lake

Two adult vendace, Britain’s rarest freshwater fish and a relic of the last ice age, were found in Bassenthwaite Lake in north-west England last month, more than a decade after being declared ‘locally...


Tropical rainforests, 'lungs' of the planet, reveal true sensitivity to global warming

Tropical rainforests are often called the “lungs of the planet” because they generally draw in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen.