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.
DoD's Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) has released their solicitation for both Core and SEED proposals. The two have different deadlines (Core: pre-proposal required, deadline of 9-Jan-2014; SEED: no pre-proposal, full proposal deadline 11-March-2014) with distinct Statements of Need (SONs) for both.
Janet Jansson recently received an award for her work in soil biology, and presented the Francis E. Clark Distinguished Lectureship on Soil Biology, at a meeting of the Soil Science Society of America in Tampa, Florida.
The Nuclear Energy University Program has just issued it's annual call for proposals; Funding Opportunity Announcement:DE-FOA-0000998
ESD welcomes Charles Sammis (USC), presenting "DSSS: The Effects of Dynamic Damage on Earthquake Ruptures and on the Seismic Coupling of Underground Explosions: An Experimental and Theoretical Study" November 15 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
Reporting a a near miss helps facilitate safe practices in the work place, provides the division with valuable information and helps prevent future accidents and injuries.
ESD Director Susan Hubbard was among 15 women scientists honored at Berkeley Lab, as part of a celebration of women science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workers researching ways to change the world for the better.
The LBNL ergonomics group advises to alternate from SITTING to STANDING every hour for 20-30 minute intervals or as needed.
ESD welcomes Laura J. Pyrak-Nolte (Purdue University), presenting "DSSS: The Critical Link: Fracture Stiffness as Nexus" October 25 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
ESD’s Janet Jansson and John Coates will be featured speakers at UC Berkeley’s inaugural microbiology retreat on November 15. Lab researchers are invited to submit poster abstracts (300 words or less).