On Thursday, May 21, as part of the International Year of Soils and the Berkeley Lab Microbes-to-Biomes initiative, ESD is hosting a screening of the movie "Symphony of the Soil".
Please join the ESD-Ecology Department May 12, in welcoming the Wageningen University Microbiology and Systems Biology Groups (from The Netherlands), and participating in a mini-symposium at 8:30 am in the bldg. 66 Auditorium.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz awarded Berkeley Lab’s Bill Collins with the DOE Secretarial Honor Award, the department’s highest form of non-monetary employee recognition.
ESD welcomes Dr. Yves Guglielmi (Marseille University, France), presenting "DSSS: Exploring Activated Faults Hydromechanical Processes from Semi-Controlled Field Experiments" May 14, 2015 at 9:30 am in the Bldg. 74, Room 104.
ESD welcomes Dr. Richard Bardgett (University of Manchester, England), presenting "DSSS: Belowground Biotic Interactions and Biogeochemical Feedbacks to Climate Change" May 7, 2015 at 10:30 am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
Mack Kennedy will be the lead point of contact for the Berkeley Lab aspect of the multiphase FORGE effort, which could unlock access to a domestic, geographically diverse, and carbon-free source of clean energy.
Margaret Torn received an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, for her “outstanding achievements and fundamental contributions to understanding biogeochemical processes in ecosystems.”
Join fellow ESD researchers (Romy Chakraborty, Gary Andersen, and Eric Dubinsky) in the Lab's first ever on-site composting and gardening event for Earth Day (April 22), in partnership with Sustainable Berkeley Lab and Facilities.
From Tuesday, April 21 to Friday, April 24, Lab staff can volunteer for and assessment of the Lab’s waste, participate in a new composting and gardening research project, watch a documentary on ecology, or learn about and the Lab’s sustainability efforts from John Elliott.
ESD’s Jeff Chambers and Lara Kueppers will lead the new NGEE-Tropics project, which will develop a better understanding of how tropical forests are responding to a changing atmosphere and a warming climate.