It'll take some doing, but ESD's Christer Jansson and others hope to create a new recipe for biofuels. Jansson will discuss the project at the Feb. 27-29 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
At the recent annual AAAS conference in Vancouver, a group of scientists including ESD’s Janet Jansson announced first results from the Earth Microbiome Project, an international collaboration to “model the microbial planet."
ESD welcomes Dr. Peter Vitousek (Stanford Univ.), presenting "Islands as Model Systems for Understanding Soils" Feb. 17 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.
ESD scientists, George Pau, Stefan Finsterle, Eric Sonnenthal, Michael Commer Greg Newman and Petr Petrov, along with other Lab scientists win first Innovation Grant Awards.
ESD's Tamas Torok will be among other LBNL scentists & will talk on microbial diversity in extreme environments at the latest Science at the Theater, Monday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Berkeley Rep.
ESD mourns the passing of Paul Witherspoon (1919–2012), the division’s first leader, this past Friday, February 10, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Clearly informing the general public about the scientific work related to climate change is a necessity. Addressing this need, ESD climate scientists recently spoke to media representatives on key climate issues.
Dr. Paul A. Witherspoon turns 93 today.
Laboratory Director Andrew Sessler appointed Witherspoon as the first Earth Sciences Division Director (1977-1982).
1. Employee Reporting of abnormal events or unsafe conditions
2. Work Alone Policy
Scientists at the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2 love talking about their cutting-edge research. They do this, for free, as part of the NCGC Distinguished Lecturer Series, directed toward academia, societies, and industry.