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A new level of detail

Published on March 6, 2014, by

The ‘B’ of BESS, is Biodiversity – the variety of animals and plants; the diversity of biological types.  We spent a lot of time last year identifying the plants in

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New appointment at Cranfield

Published on March 6, 2014, by

Welcome to Darren Grafius, who has recently joined the F3UES group at Cranfield. The focus of his work will be on the fifth of the main sections of the project

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Thanks

Published on November 8, 2013, by

Did you receive a knock on your door this summer from a group of ecologists? Or a phone call from Cranfield University? During July and August a group of five

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Summer in the city

Published on October 29, 2013, by

The summer of 2013 has been a glorious one. Whilst many in Britain were buying ice creams and fans to cope with the unusually hot conditions, the urban BESS research

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Partner meeting: meadow planting

Published on November 26, 2012, by

In November (2012) we had a meeting with partners from Councils in Bedford and Luton, and the Parks Trust in Milton Keynes, to identify sites for the experimental meadow plantings

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Remote sensing: the view from above

Published on October 17, 2012, by

The first major element of the F3UES project was to collect remote sensing data across all three of the study areas. In June 2012 an aircraft from the NERC Airborne

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Partner meeting: project scope

Published on August 26, 2012, by

The first meeting between the F3UES project team and partner organizations in the three study areas was held at Cranfield University, in August 2012. The project plans were presented, and

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