Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

ESD News and Events Watch ESD on Vimeo

« June 2012 | Main | August 2012 »

3 posts from July 2012


DSSS: Current Uncertainties in Global Vegetation Mortality and Climate Feedbacks

ESD welcomes Dr. Nathan G. McDowell (Earth & Environmental Sciences, LANL, NM), presenting "Current Uncertainties in Global Vegetation Mortality and Climate Feedbacks" August 23 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.


Rain and CO2: The Microbial Link

In a recently published paper, ESD’s Eoin Brodie and Mary Firestone describe how, within Mediterranean-type, drought-prone ecosystems, microbes employ various survival strategies to survive and ultimately yield CO2 “when the rains come.”


Lise Øvreås, Visiting Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Lise Øvreås of Norway will be a visiting Fulbright Arctic Scholar at LBNL starting this fall, joining the Lab’s world-renown metagenomics program to continue her investigation of Arctic microbiology and contribute to the NGEE project.