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6 posts from December 2013


Post-AGU Week and No Rest for the Weary

Our Berkeley Lab Earth Scientists and Staff Volunteers are back in their offices only to ramp during post-AGU week to finish other projects, read through emails, and get as much done before the end of the year! No rest for the weary! The American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Annual Fall Meeting,...


Manga: Indonesian Volcano Will Soon Die

At the recent AGU meeting, ESD’s Michael Manga reported using interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) techniques to conclude that an Indonesian volcano system is likely to be spent by 2017.

ESD Scientists Win LDRD Awards

ESD was well represented among Fiscal Year 2014 Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) award winners, as announced this week (12/16/2013) by the Berkeley Lab Directorate.

Fracking To Dispose of Nuclear Waste?

Scientists have recently proposed a method by which nuclear waste could in the future be contained by injecting it into fracking boreholes. ESD hydrologist Jens Birkholzer comments on this possibility.


ESD, AGU, and the AmeriFlux Project

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.


ESD at the AGU Fall Meeting, Tues–Fri, Dec. 10–13, 2013

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.