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5 posts from June 2012

06/22/2012

A Natural Oil Spill Dispersal Process

LBNL researchers (including ESD Ecosystems Biology Program Head Janet Jansson) found that ocean microbial life (in addition to human efforts) played a role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill dispersal process

06/14/2012

The Healthy Human Biome

An NIH-organized consortium including ESD scientists Janet Jansson and Gary Andersen has for the first time mapped the microbial make-up of healthy humans, potentially shedding light on our microbiome’s role in many common diseases.

06/12/2012

What Soil-Carbon Decomposition Tells Us

A team of scientists including ESD’s Margaret Torn recently explored the vulnerability of decades-old soil-carbon decomposition to warming, and the implications this vulnerability has for the rate of climate change.

06/07/2012

ESD's PMP Process Begins

ESD’s annual performance management process (PMP) was initiated June 5th, 2012. A website has been created to communicate new changes, process descriptions and a calendar of deadlines.

06/06/2012

Vivi's Safety Corner - June 2012

24/7 - Safety Strategies You'd Never Think Of