The First Partnership Workshop of the LBNL/UC-Davis Predictive Agricultural Initiative focused on how to sustainably manage agricultural systems for a growing world population under changing environmental conditions.
ESD’s Susan Hubbard and her colleagues have trekked to Alaska throughout the past year to follow changes to the permafrost, seeking to understand how climate change will influence the trajectory of the permafrost system.
LBNL Deputy Director Horst Simon, in a message to the Lab, announces a wealth of Lab activities related to Earth Day and Earth Week, and invites all Lab employees to learn how they can make a positive impact.
The RPSEA program recently announced a new call for proposals “RFP: 2012UN001” under RPSEA Program: Unconventional Onshore.
ESD ‘s Tim Kneafsey, Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, and former ESD scientist Dmitriy Silin recently conducted a core-scale experiment.
From the equations governing the deformation of a porous medium containing three fluid phases, ESD’s Don Vasco derives expressions for the phase velocity of the various modes of displacement, expressions that are valid for a medium with smoothly varying heterogeneity.
ESD scientists were part of a group that examined subsurface uranium (U) plumes at two U.S. Department of Energy sites (Hanford and Rifle) located near large river systems that are influenced by groundwater–river hydrologic interaction.
In a recent article published by the NAS, a team of ESD investigators headed by ESD’s John Bargar present results from an in situ study of uranium redox transitions occurring in aquifer sediments under sulfate-reducing conditions.
ESD’s Valeri Korneev, the startup company Seismos, and Bill Shelander, Tech Transfer’s commercialization expert, recently collaborated on developing software to fix current blind spots involved in enhanced oil recovery (EOR).
ESD’s Bob Budnitz discusses the safety problems behind the recent outage of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near San Diego, suggesting that the implications of a prolonged outage are mostly economic.