At the AGU meeting this week in San Francisco, ESD participants in the AmeriFlux Project (including co-PI Margaret Torn) will be giving talks, sharing posters, and staffing ESD’s “Meet a Scientist”booth.
Berkeley Lab’s Earth Sciences Division (ESD) will have a strong presence at this year’s AGU Fall Meeting, starting next week in San Francisco (December 10–13, 2013) at the Moscone Center. In addition to the various ESD-affiliated speakers, you can find our exhibitor's booth #1001 (at the end of the aisle), Moscone Center North.
ESD ‘s Sebastien Biraud was co-author of a scientific paper cited earlier this week in a New York Times article on the increasing emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas, into Earth’s atmosphere.
A talk between Curt Oldenburg and the Korean Consul General led to an invitation to the Korea Day celebration San Francisco—and then to a talk (captured on video) at the Korean CleanTech Conference last week at Berkeley’s Claremont Hotel.
DoD's Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) has released their solicitation for both Core and SEED proposals. The two have different deadlines (Core: pre-proposal required, deadline of 9-Jan-2014; SEED: no pre-proposal, full proposal deadline 11-March-2014) with distinct Statements of Need (SONs) for both.
Janet Jansson recently received an award for her work in soil biology, and presented the Francis E. Clark Distinguished Lectureship on Soil Biology, at a meeting of the Soil Science Society of America in Tampa, Florida.
The Nuclear Energy University Program has just issued it's annual call for proposals; Funding Opportunity Announcement:DE-FOA-0000998
ESD welcomes Charles Sammis (USC), presenting "DSSS: The Effects of Dynamic Damage on Earthquake Ruptures and on the Seismic Coupling of Underground Explosions: An Experimental and Theoretical Study" November 15 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
Reporting a a near miss helps facilitate safe practices in the work place, provides the division with valuable information and helps prevent future accidents and injuries.
The new CASCADE SFA, headed by ESD’s Bill Collins, will determine how human-induced global warming is altering climate extremes, and how further warming will alter “strange weather” in the future.