Completed programmes

View the aims, findings and final reports of recently completed NERC research programmes.

Details of older completed programmes may be available from the National Archives - external link .

Aerosols & Clouds

Aerosol Properties, Processes & Influences on the Earth's Climate (APPRAISE)

Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

Arctic-IPY

Carbon Capture & Storage

Depleted Uranium

Environment & Human Health

Environmental Nanoscience Initiative

Environmental Virtual Observatory (EVO)

e-Science

Flood Risk from Extreme Events (FREE)

Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget (GERB)

Insect Pollinators Initiative

Land Based Renewables

Long Term Co-evolution of Life & the Planet

Macronutrient Cycles

Networks of Sensors - Demonstration High Resolution Networks

Observations & Modelling of the Tropical Tropopause Layer

Oceans 2025

Post-Genomics & Proteomics

Quantifying & Understanding the Earth System (QUEST)

Quantifying Uncertainty in Predictions of Climate Change & Climate Impacts

Rapid Climate Change (RAPID)

RAPID-WATCH

Rural Economy & Land Use (RELU)

Surface-Ocean / Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS)

Sustainable Marine Bioresources Initiative

Taxonomy & Systematics

Technology Clusters

The UK Population Biology Network (UKPopNet)

Towards a Sustainable Energy Economy - UK Energy Research Centre (TSEC-UKERC)

Urban Atmospheric Science

Valuing Nature Network