PEER Locations

SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland) DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark) EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research Centre IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom) Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany) CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research peer



EurAqua 25th anniversary celebration on June 11 in Brussels

05/17/2019, Water, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)

The European Network of Freshwater Research Organisations (EurAqua) holds its 25th anniversary in an event that will take place in Brussels on the 11th June (14:30-19:30)at the read more


A warmer Arctic will have a large and complex impact to algal production

05/09/2019, Climate Change, SYKE

The warming of the Arctic Ocean could generally increase the primary production provided by algae living in sea ice, but the impact varies greatly between latitudes, claims a study read more


First overview on chemicalization of aquatic environment completed

05/07/2019, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, SYKE

A new assessment of levels of harmful substances in Finnish waters has been completed. According to monitoring activities, harmful levels of mercury, fire retardants and surface read more


eDNA in Environmental Monitoring

05/03/2019, Environmental Technologies, DCE

The use of environmental DNA (eDNA) for environmental monitoring has been presented as a technique to replace existing traditional monitoring techniques; being faster, easier and read more


With high-end climate change the same old solutions are not enough

04/17/2019, Climate Change, SYKE

What could a future above 2°C look like? What do we want our future to look like? The EU-funded IMPRESSIONS project found out that a more participatory and engaging scientific read more


How do the Páramos store water?

04/11/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, CEH

Páramos biome in the Northern Andes

UK and Colombian scientists are collaborating on PARAGUAS, a project studying how the diversity of plants and activities of people contribute to the water regulation and provision read more


Testing the waters using mesocosm experiments

04/11/2019, Water, CEH

CEH Lancaster mesocosms

The mesocosm facility is highly versatile and can be used for an array of different experiments from a few weeks to years and from just a few mesocosms to the entire 32 mesocosms. read more


Landscape setting gives unique insight in the life of Yde Girl

04/10/2019, Society, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)

The Girl from Yde is the most iconic bog body of the Netherlands, also because of the facial reconstruction from 1994. Thanks to new research of Wageningen University & Research we read more