Membership reports

Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the subsequent impact on this year's ...
We surveyed our members to find out their experiences with COVID-19. This report is intended as a quick overview of how the environmental science sector has been impacted. We explore the impacts on...
This definitive guide explores salary trends in the environmental science sector, and provides a valuable guide to what salary you can expect or hope to achieve. The report looks at differences in...
Each year, we survey our members to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential future developments. Here we are pleased to present the...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...
In the UK Local Authorities have a statutory responsibility for the management of local air quality. Many guidelines and tools have been developed to promote best practice in the way these...
This good practice guide explores the challenges, benefits and opportunities associated with higher education institutions (HEIs) engaging the public in the disciplines of geography, earth and...
It has been felt for some time that conventional traffic models - as currently formulated - are not able to provide the accuracy and precise type of data that AQ models require and can undermine the...

Guidance

Air quality professionals are frequently required to assess dust impacts from mineral sites, particularly as part of the planning process, and there is currently little government guidance on how...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

This document provides guidance on how to make an ecosystem services assessment.  It explains what ecosystem services are, why an ecosystem services assessment needs to be made, and how it can add...

Constructing buildings, roads and other infrastructure can have a substantial, temporary impact on local air quality. The most common impacts are increased particulate matter (PM) concentrations...

Forthcoming publications

Environmental protection and armed conflicts

Will be available open access in September 2020

Reconnecting society with its ecological roots

Will be available open access in November 2020

The value of an environmental science education

Due to be published to members in November 2020

Who to contact

Danielle Kopecky

Publications Officer

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