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6 posts from September 2011


DSSS: Discovering and Understanding Seismic Data Patterns

Who: Sergey Fomel, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin What: Download the file (pdf) Where: Building B15, Room 253 When: 10:30 am to 12:0 noon, October 7, 2011 Why: About the Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series More Information: Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin, with a joint appointment between the...


CSI: Microbial Version without PCR

Gary Andersen of the Earth Sciences Division led the development of two new techniques for identifying the most active microbial populations in samples without the problematic use of PCR technology.


Induced Seismicity on TV Wed. 9/21

Earthquakes can be caused by human engineering practices—see Induced Seismicity: Manmade Earthquakes, featuring ESD’s own Ernie Majer, to be aired on “Quest” tomorrow (Wednesday, September 21) at 7:30 on KQED Channel 9


ESD Communications Digest - August 2011 Edition

This digest provides you a summary of communication highlights from around the division that were added or updated during the course of the month.

Vivi's Safety Corner - August 2011

An effort to streamline the Subcontractors, Vendors, and Guests Job Hazards Analysis process, and make it user friendly for the LBNL community


NGEE: Quantifying Climate Change

The NGEE project will involve experiments at two different Alaskan sites to study the impact of rapid ecosystem changes caused by permafrost thaw, and how these changes influence greenhouse-gas release to the atmosphere.