ChERT is the acronym for CHARTERHOUSE ENVIRONS RESEARCH TEAM. It comprises of a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds but with similar interests, who first met in 2001 to study the Mendip Hills, from the past to the present day. Taking Charterhouse on Mendip as its centre, CHERT works closely with the A.O.N.B., English Heritage and local landowners to try and reveal the the complex processes that have shaped this unique area over the millenia. To this end it embraces a wide range of disciplines, utilising geological, archaeological and historical records.