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


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...


Conference shapes the future of long-term biodiversity monitoring

This week more than 100 experts from around the world are meeting in London to define the way forward for monitoring UK biodiversity. The experts are...


CEH archives 5000th publication in NERC's Open Access Archive

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) recently added its 5000th item to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Open Research Archive...


New UK Monthly Hydrological Summary published, for October 2010

October was a relatively mild month in the UK but with a notably cold interlude – associated with the persistence of northerly and easterly airflows...


CEH scientists give evidence to peatlands inquiry

Dr Mike Billett and Dr Peter Levy from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology gave evidence today (3 November 2010) to the Commission of Inquiry on...


Grassland management key to alleviating poverty in China

Understanding the links between grassland degradation and poverty in a remote region of China was the focus of a project workshop attended by...


Countryside Survey – Integrated Assessment report published

Assessment Report The Countryside Survey (CS) Integrated Assessment report is published today (27 October 2010). The Integrated Assessment uses CS...


Local Youth Forums visit CEH to learn about science

On Monday 18 October, 80 young people with a passion for science visited the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's Wallingford site. The visit was...


Mosses provide early warning of air pollution

The European Moss Survey has been monitoring heavy metal deposition from the atmosphere since 1990. Now researchers have carried out the first...


September 2010 Hydrological Summary shows impact of wet month

The UK registered its wettest September since 2000 last month, as autumnal weather patterns brought significant pulses of rainfall to most areas...