Useful Links


Listed are a range of web links, which we hope will be of interest to our members. 

We are happy to include other sites that members think will be of use to the wider environmental chemistry community; please feel free to email suggestions to a member of the ECG committee. 


Centres for Environmental Research

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Link icon Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ORNL is a multi-program science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Link icon Alfred-Wegener-Institute
Conducts research in the Arctic, the Antarctic and at temperate latitudes. It coordinates Polar research in Germany and provides both the equipment and the logistic back up for polar expeditions.

Link icon Energy and Environmental Research Centre (EERC).
A research, development, demonstration, and commercialization facility at the University of North Dakota (UND) recognized internationally for its expertise in cleaner, more efficient energy technologies.

Link icon Natural History Museum
The UK's national museum of nature, and a centre of scientific excellence in taxonomy and biodiversity.

Link icon Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
A scientific institution with collections of living and preserved plants, of plant products and of botanical information.

Link icon Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
WHOI is dedicated to research and higher education at the frontiers of ocean science.

Link icon Southampton Oceanography Centre
SOC is one of the world's leading centres for research and education in marine and earth sciences.


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UK Public bodies for Environmental Protection

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Link icon English Environment Agency
This agency is responsible for protecting and improving the environment in England

Link icon Natural Resources Wales (Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru)
This agency is responsible for protecting and improving the environment in Wales

Link icon Northern Ireland Environment Agency
This agency is responsible for protecting and improving the environment in Northern Ireland

Link icon Scottish Environment Protection Agency
This agency is responsible for protecting and improving the environment in Scotland


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International, National or Government Agencies

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Link icon U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA leads the United States environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts.

Link icon National Renewable Energy Lab
A national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Link icon World Health Organisation (WHO)
The United Nations specialized agency for health.

Link icon UN Development Agency
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.


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Environmental Databases and Electronic Resources

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Link icon World Resources Institute
Explores issues at the intersection of environmental protection and economic development, particularly global environmental issues.

Link icon Consortium for International Earth Science Info Network
CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-line data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.

Link icon Daily Planet
A listing of weather and internet resources from the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois.

Link icon Information Centre for the Environment
ICE specializes in the development and dissemination of geospatial data and technologies

Link icon Global observing Systems Information Centre
GOSIC provides access to data and information, and overviews of the structure and programs for the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS).

Link icon Environmental Chemistry Conferences
Directory of conferences related to environmental chemistry


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Environmental Research Funding

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Link icon Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC)
NERC funds world-class science in universities and our own research centres that increases knowledge and understanding of the natural world.

Link icon Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
The UK Government's leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences

Link icon Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Defra works for the essentials of life


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Environmental Organisations and Pressure Groups

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Link icon EnviroWeb
A non-profit organization which provides access to thousands of online environmental resources.

Link icon Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth campaigns for solutions to environmental problems

Link icon GreenPeace International
Greenpeace exists because this fragile Earth deserves a voice

Link icon Pesticide Action Network
Advancing alternatives to pesticides worldwide


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Chemical Toxicity Databases

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Link icon The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
Part of the WHO

Link icon U.S. EPA Integrated Risk Information System
Includes the IRIS Database for Risk Assessment.


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