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- 1. Managing flooding by working with nature
The government announced £15m for natural flood management initiatives in the 2016 Autumn Statement.
- 2. Is climate change causing more UK floods?
Nick Reynard, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's lead for natural hazards, reports.
- 3. Soaring with the Global Hawk
Last year a new UK-made atmospheric science instrument flew for the first time on NASA's Global Hawk unmanned aircraft.
- 4. Antarctic Peninsula: Warming pauses but glaciers go on melting
A temporary respite in rising temperatures in one of the world's fastest-warming places doesn't mean climate change has stopped, says new British Antarctic Survey research.
- 5. The art of science
DATA AS ART is a groundbreaking science/art project being developed at NERC's British Antarctic Survey (BAS). It uses visualisations of real scientific data from the poles to create stunning, thought-provoking articles that also relate to important and exciting science stories.
- 6. Inevitable surprises in the Atlantic Ocean
What have we learned from a decade of monitoring how water and heat circulate through the North Atlantic? As Meric Srokosz explains, a great deal - much of it unexpected.
- 7. Bouncing towards an ice-free summer
One warm year and we're told an Arctic without sea ice is just around the corner; the next cold one and it's claimed the ice is recovering. Ed Hawkins explains why Arctic melting will continue to be erratic for the foreseeable future - but says the overall trend is only heading one way.
- 8. What's past is prologue
Two former chief executives tell us what they valued most about their time at NERC and how they've seen the environmental science landscape change.
- 9. NERC then and now
The past may be a foreign country, but when it comes to the ancient history of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) it's one that feels oddly like home. As part of the events to mark NERC's 50th anniversary, Tom Marshall spent a stint in the archives. He describes what it revealed about the organisation's early years.
- 10. A model approach
The Met Office also celebrates a 50th anniversary this year - their first numerical weather prediction was in 1965. Their chief scientist Dame Julia Slingo shares her perspective on developments in weather, climate and environmental-change research since then.
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