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


New calculator enables individuals to measure their nitrogen footprint

A new web-based tool that calculates an individual's "nitrogen footprint" has been launched at the Nitrogen & Global Change conference, taking...


Reactive nitrogen causing higher damaging emissions from forests in Europe than previously estimated

Reactive nitrogen compounds from agriculture, transport and industry cause increased emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O) from forests...


Excessive nitrogen harms the economy and environment – first Europe-wide assessment published

A major new study has found that nitrogen pollution is costing each person in Europe around £130 - £650 (€150 – €740) a year. The first European...


New web pages improve access to river flow data

The National River Flow Archive (NRFA) has launched new web pages, enabling improved public access to river flow data and associated information. The...


CEH staff lead UK floods research delegation to China

Staff from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) are leading a research delegation to China this week to discuss how UK experts can work with...


Energy Lancaster launch brings together experts from wide range of energy-related areas

Energy Lancaster, a new virtual institute for energy research linking different faculties and departments at Lancaster University with the Centre for...


New monthly Hydrological summary published, for February 2011 – notably mild, many areas registered above average rainfall

Within the UK February 2011 was notably mild with most areas registering above average rainfall – primarily the result of active Atlantic frontal...


Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme assists with investigation into shooting of peregrine falcon

CEH's Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme (PBMS) was requested by the RSPB to assist in the investigation of a suspected shooting of a peregrine falcon...


CEH staff organise activities for National Science & Engineering Week 2011

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is taking part in a number of activities during Bangor Science Festival, which starts on Friday (March 11) as...


Severe flu pandemic response may damage effectiveness of wastewater treatment

Existing plans for antiviral and antibiotic use during a severe influenza pandemic could reduce wastewater treatment efficiency before discharge into...