A paper that ESD Climate Scientist Travis O’Brien co-authored is featured on this week’s cover of the weekly AGU journal Eos, Transactions of the AGU—just in time for the AGU Meeting!
ESD has recently released a video on its Genomes-to-Watershed project at DOE’s Rifle, CO, site. In this video, Susan Hubbard (Project Lead for SFA 2.0 and ESD Director) gives an overview of the project and its mission.
As part of the UC Global Food Initiative—a research project headed by ESD’s Geochemistry Department Head Peter Nico—three graduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 research fellowships.
The work of ESD’s Jennifer Holm has recently been included within a new addition to the KQED iBooks Textbooks collection, entitled Clue into Climate, a four-part series on climate change.
A KQED Science’s Deep Look article and video describes how Berkeley Lab ESD scientists are developing new geophysical approaches to investigating the Arctic subsurface and its impact on the future of Earth’s climate.
ESD Climate Sciences Head Bill Collins was one of 401 Fellows for 2014 elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS honored these scientists for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. Collins was specifically recognized for “distinguished contributions to the field of climate science...
ESD climate scientists Jinyun Tang and Bill Riley have developed a climate model that quantifies interactions between soil microbes and their surroundings.
Using some of the most powerful supercomputers now available, a team of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) climate scientists headed by Michael Wehner (and including ESD Climate Science Head Bill Collins) was able to complete a run a high resolution global-climate-model simulation in just three months.
ESD’s David Romps recently led a team of climate scientists in looking at predictions of cloud buoyancy in 11 different climate models—the combined effect of which (they concluded) will generate more frequent lightning strikes.
ESD’s Dan Feldman and Bill Collins have identified a mechanism that could turn out to be a big contributor to warming in the Arctic region and melting sea ice—in the far infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum.