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New monthly Hydrological summary published, for December 2010 - A truly remarkable month in climatic terms

December was a truly remarkable month in climatic terms: the coldest December on record for the UK (by a consider­able margin). For Scotland, it was...


Kittiwakes’ trans-Atlantic winter odyssey linked to breeding success

One of Britain's best known seabirds winters on opposite sides of the Atlantic depending on whether its breeding attempt has been successful,...


2010 Review of the CEH year

As 2010 draws to a close we take a look back at the wide range of research undertaken by CEH scientists over the last twelve months, all of which...


New UK Monthly Hydrological Summary published, for November 2010

In meteorological terms, November was a month of remarkable contrasts. The first three weeks were mild and characterised by the passage of frontal...


New start-up company to develop novel medicines

IXO Therapeutics Ltd, a new biotechnology company formed to research and develop novel medicines from natural sources for the treatment of immune-...


Nitrogen and Global Change: Major international science conference to take place in Edinburgh in April 2011

The first European Nitrogen Assessment will be launched in April 2011 at a major international science event in Edinburgh, UK bringing together...


The challenges of a world warmed by two or four degrees

Leading scientists have contributed to a series of research papers about the impacts of global warming to coincide with the opening of the Climate...


News Archive - 2010

2010 Review of the CEH year - 24 December 2010 New UK Monthly Hydrological Summary published, for November 2010 - 15 December 2010 New start-up...


CEH Information Gateway launched

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has just launched the CEH Information Gateway , a new web portal that provides researchers and the wider...


CEH lake restoration workshop a success

Scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) recently hosted a workshop in Edinburgh to discuss the implications of a range of lake...