The Environmental Change Network is a multi-agency organisation co-ordinated by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and other ECN sponsors. The organisational structure of ECN is shown in the diagram below.
- Policy and finance is decided by a Steering Committee (SC) of representatives from each sponsor
- Technical development and data analysis issues are considered by the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group (STAG)
- Network co-ordination is the responsibility of the ECN Central Co-ordination Unit (ECN CCU), located at CEH Lancaster
- Data management is the task of the ECN Data Centre, a part of the ECN CCU.