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04/09/2014

Calming Words on Fukushima Radiation

ESD’s Phil Long and UC Berkeley professor Kai Vetter both offered reassuring words to those who are worried about local beaches accruing radioactive material as a result of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

03/18/2014

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”

03/10/2014

Old Russian River Jetty’s Impact on Local Hydrology

ESD geophysicists are working with the Sonoma County Water Agency to investigate the influence of an old jetty on hydrological processes and fish habitat near the mouth of the Russian River.

03/06/2014

In Memoriam: Don Rock

Don Rock, a trusted and valued employee, passed away on February 27, 2014. Don was a unique individual with advanced skills in electronics, geophysical data collection, and data management.

03/04/2014

Cold Room Core Jamboree: Scientists Work on NGEE Arctic Cores

Scientists from LANL visited Berkeley Lab in late February 2014 to work with ESD scientists Yuxin Wu, Craig Ulrich, Tim Kneafsey, and Catherine McKnight on Arctic soil cores collected at the NGEE Barrow, Alaska, site.

03/03/2014

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.

02/27/2014

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).

02/11/2014

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

01/13/2014

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.

01/08/2014

2014 Funding Opportunity: Hydrothermal Exploration

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