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LBNL and JAEA Reach Nuclear-Energy-Related Agreement

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”

Rifle Snowmaking in the Name of 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, LBNL Royalties Announced by Tech Transfer

As noted in a late February 2014 TABL-Tech Transfer article, ESD scientists recently received Lab royalties for their work.


R&D Funding Opportunity and EGS Field Observatory

The Energy Department today announced two opportunities that will advance Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in the U.S.: a $10 million funding opportunity announcement for research and development, and a notice of intent to issue a funding opportunity for an EGS field lab called the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE).


Low Temperature Geothermal Mineral Recovery Program-Proposal Call

New FOA: EERE - DE-FOA-0001016 Submission Deadline for Concept Papers: 03/06/2014 5:00PM EST Submission Deadline for Full Applications: 05/02/2014 5:00PM EST


ESD Pore-Scale Research among First Challenges to Edison

Pore-scale research modeling from ESD scientists Sergi Molins, Carl Steefel, Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, and Li Yang was among the first simulations to test NERSC’s new supercomputer Edison.


Banfield Group Wins Honor

A recent article written by a group of UC scientists (Rose Kantor as lead author), and overseen by ESD’s Jillian Banfield, was honored by the journal mBio as an “editor’s pick” for the journal’s October-November 2013 issue.

Dobson Addresses Congressional Audience on Geothermal Energy

ESD’s Pat Dobson was one of three speakers as part of the Congressional “Energy from the Earth Briefing Series”—talks intended for Congressional staff members to help inform Federal energy legislation.


Jens Birkholzer Named Earth Sciences Division Deputy

Jens Birkholzer has been named as the new ESD Division Deputy. As announced by ESD's Director Susan Hubbard, Jens will have an expanded role in developing a variety of subsurface energy related opportunities at Berkeley Lab.


2014 Funding Opportunity: Hydrothermal Exploration

2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement Will Advance Hydrothermal Exploration! DOE Notice of Intent (NOI) only.