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Natural Environment Research Council

Name: Natural Environment Research Council
Description: NERC is the UK's main agency for funding and managing research, training and knowledge exchange in the environmental sciences. It funds world-class science in universities and our own research centres that increases knowledge and understanding of the natural world.

We are tackling the 21st century's major environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity and natural hazards. We lead in providing independent research and training in the environmental sciences.

NERC is a non-departmental public body. We receive funding from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Working internationally, we have bases in the most hostile parts of the planet. We run a fleet of research ships and aircraft and invest in satellite technology to monitor gradual environmental change on a global scale. We provide knowledge, forewarning and solutions to the key global environmental challenges facing society.
Abbreviation: NERC
Super-category: Government granting agency
URL: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/
Id: nlx_27406
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AbbrevNERC  +
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DefiningCitationhttp://www.nerc.ac.uk/  +
DefinitionNERC is the UK's main agency for funding a NERC is the UK's main agency for funding and managing research, training and knowledge exchange in the environmental sciences. It funds world-class science in universities and our own research centres that increases knowledge and understanding of the natural world.

We are tackling the 21st century's major environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity and natural hazards. We lead in providing independent research and training in the environmental sciences.

NERC is a non-departmental public body. We receive funding from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Working internationally, we have bases in the most hostile parts of the planet. We run a fleet of research ships and aircraft and invest in satellite technology to monitor gradual environmental change on a global scale. We provide knowledge, forewarning and solutions to the key global environmental challenges facing society.
l environmental challenges facing society.
Idnlx_27406  +
LabelNatural Environment Research Council  +
ModifiedDate22 March 2011  +
SuperCategoryGovernment granting agency  +