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Making Nuclear Facilities More Resilient

Berkeley Lab helped organize the recent Pacific Rim Forum on the Earthquake Resilience of Nuclear Facilities—the overarching objective of which was to share lessons for enhancing the earthquake resilience of nuclear facilities.

Collins, Governor Brown Talk Climate Change

ESD’s Bill Collins recently met with Governor Brown and a UN delegation on climate change. California's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could be a model for global leaders in fashioning a universal climate change agreement


Collins and Climate Readiness Institute

The Climate Readiness Institute, a coalition of scientists from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Stanford University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is hosting a four-hour meeting with local water officials and other Bay Area leaders to discuss how academic research can help deal with the current drought and the broader shift...


Symphony of the Soil: 5/21, 11 a.m., 50 Auditorium

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".


May 12: ESD-Wageningen Minisymposium

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.


DSSS: Exploring Activated Faults Hydromechanical Processes from Semi-Controlled Field Experiments

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.


DSSS: Belowground Biotic Interactions and Biogeochemical Feedbacks to Climate Change

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.


Earth Day: Come Compost with ESD Ecologists!

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.


Earth Day Comes Next Week—Join In!

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.


DSSS: Leakage Along Old Wells with Applications to CO2 Sequestration and Methane Emissions

Who: Michael Celia, Professor at Princeton University What: Download the Flyer (html) Where: Building B66 Auditorium, hosted by Shibo Wang When: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, April 17, 2015 Why: About the Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series More Information Professor Michael Celia is the Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Civil and...