Facilities and resources - NERC



The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) makes world-leading services, facilities and resources available to environmental scientists and UK researchers.

The wider benefits of these are summarised on our research outcomes and impact pages.

The activities of NERC funded services, facilities and resources contribute to the UN global goals for sustainable development.

Find out about the contribution from our scientific support and facilities in our showcase guide (from 2021 to 2022).

NERC-funded technology and infrastructure you can use for your research includes:

  • high-performance computing
  • data centres
  • analytical and measurement services
  • highly-specialised laboratories
  • highly-specialised equipment and instrumentation loans
  • sediment core repository
  • ships
  • aircraft
  • polar research stations
  • geoenergy observatories.

Last updated: 16 June 2023

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