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NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Country: United Kingdom
295 Projects, page 1 of 59
  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L010208/1
    Funder Contribution: 366,704 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    Impacts of water scarcity on the environment, society and the economy are complex. They are profoundly shaped by human choices and trade-offs between competing claims to water. Current practices for management of droughts in the UK have largely evolved from experience. ...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K012177/1
    Funder Contribution: 421,674 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    During their evolution, forest trees have migrated (by seed dispersal) and adapted to new environments. This 'local adaptation' caused changes in the parts of the genome that control a tree's ability to survive and reproduce in different climates. As a result, forest tr...

  • Project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ceh020006
    Funder Contribution: 4,667,680 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    Over the next five years CEH will deliver its strategy, Meeting the Challenges of Environmental Change, by Science Areas underpinned by Monitoring & Observation Systems and Environmental Informatics, through Business and Policy Innovation, and Public Engagement. Nat...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/L012294/1
    Funder Contribution: 32,659 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    The UK's forests, woods and trees are under threat from a growing number of pests and diseases. Many of these threats are alien; historically not present in the UK and having been introduced from overseas. Some of these threats may reach the UK naturally i.e. as wind-bo...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M01133X/1
    Funder Contribution: 147,748 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    The threat of antibiotic resistance has been compared to that posed by climate change and global terrorism by the Chief medical Officer Dame Sally Davies. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has existed for hundreds of millions of years, as it evolved to combat antibiot...