Gary Andersen and Eric Dubinsky will use the PhyloChip microarray to count microbes as part of BioBlitz 2014, a project of the U.S. Park Service and National Geographic.
LBNL and JAEA reached an agreement to collaborate on developing “a methodology to evaluate the impact of geological disposal on the living environment (surface environment) and environmental safety science”
Ken Williams recently custom-generated snow at DOE’s Rifle, CO, site, as part of an effort to measure the level of snowmelt infiltration into soil and groundwater at the site.
ESD welcomes Dr. Shlomo P. Neuman (Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute), presenting "DSSS: A Multiscale Approach to Geospatial Analysis of Hydrogeologic (and Many Other) Data" March 14 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
ESD’s Janet Jansson and fellow scientists from the JGI and Michigan State University report (in PNAS) the largest soil DNA sequencing effort to date—providing both a method for sifting through the data deluge and a reality check.
ESD geophysicists are working with the Sonoma County Water Agency to investigate the influence of an old jetty on hydrological processes and fish habitat near the mouth of the Russian River.
Don Rock, a trusted and valued employee, passed away on February 27, 2014. Don was a unique individual with advanced skills in electronics, geophysical data collection, and data management.
Inez Fung led a U.S. team that partnered with the U.K. Royal Society in issuing a publication that distills climate change science, helping policymakers and the public make decisions toward mitigating climate change’s damaging effects.
Scientists from LANL visited Berkeley Lab in late February 2014 to work with ESD scientists Yuxin Wu, Craig Ulrich, Tim Kneafsey, and Catherine McKnight on Arctic soil cores collected at the NGEE Barrow, Alaska, site.
As noted in a late February 2014 TABL-Tech Transfer article, ESD scientists recently received Lab royalties for their work.