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The latest science and stories from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology


New rainforest research published

A special issue of the scientific journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences was published this week, outlining...


New monthly Hydrological summary published for September 2011 shows continued spatial variations in rainfall

September saw a continuation of the marked spatial variation in rainfall across the UK which has been featured throughout 2011. The lowest monthly...


Researchers provide extensive analysis of the world's water cycle

Scientific findings to provide lasting legacy The final report of the Water and Global Change programme (WATCH), an extensive analysis of the world’s...


Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme becomes part of a new UK collaborative network

The CEH-run Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme has recently been instrumental in developing a new collaborative network that involves the various...


New PEER report looks at knowledge gaps in assessing ecosystem services and policies

A project set up by PEER, the Partnership for European Environmental Research, to examine some of the knowledge gaps that exist in assessing...


Ground-level ozone predictions may become more accurate thanks to plant 'body clock' research

Predictions of the ground-level pollutant ozone may be more accurate in the future thanks to new research into plant circadian rhythms. The research...


New monthly Hydrological summary published for August 2011 - Another wet summer?

After a warm start August was a cool and unsettled month ending another wet summer at the national scale. However, spatial variations in the summer...


Bird boxes shed new light on social life of bats

Ecologists are getting a unique – and unexpected – insight into the private lives of bats, thanks to some 1100 bird boxes in an Oxfordshire woodland...


CEH scientists at British Ecological Society Annual Meeting

Updated 13 September 2011 A number of scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) are presenting at this week's British Ecological...


CEH radioecology expert to address Japanese meetings

Dr Brenda Howard MBE, a radioecologist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, will be in Japan next week to address two events organised by the...