New state-of-the-art equipment recently installed on Marylebone Road in central London is giving hourly measurements of kerbside traffic pollution in more detail than ever before.
In response to seismic activity around Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, NERC is working with the Civil Aviation Authority and other partners to ensure that the UK's large atmospheric research aircraft is fitted out and available to monitor any ash plume should it be needed.
NERC and the US's National Science Foundation (NSF) have agreed to work together to make it easier for world-leading environmental scientists to collaborate on discovery science projects and global environmental challenges.
NERC is implementing a new process for prioritising capital investment. The Joint Capital Advisory Group has been formed to identify and advise NERC on new capital priorities and the membership has now been confirmed.
NERC is investing £1·9m in protecting Britain's vital infrastructure from environmental risks like extreme weather and natural disasters.
The UK's Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change has today announced new research projects that will see Indian and UK scientists come together to improve forecasts of the South Asian monsoon, including the potential impacts of climate change.
We are very sorry to hear that Professor Laurence Mee, director of the Scottish Association for Marine Science, died yesterday (13 August 2014) following a stroke.
NERC has joined forces with the UK's other research councils and numerous government bodies in an initiative to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts.