Media Mentions

Margaret Torn Named 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow

Margaret Torn, a senior scientist in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)’s Earth & Environmental Sciences Area (EESA), has been named by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) as a 2017 AGU Fellow.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Tracking Nitrogen in Arctic Plants

Prevailing nutrient uptake models do not fit Arctic plants. Scientists test a new option that overcomes older models’ shortcomings.
Publisher: 
EOS
Date: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Novel Monitoring Strategy Uncovers New Insights to Arctic Ecosystems

Scientists studying Arctic ecosystems have long relied on established—yet limited—methods to help them understand how elements within an ecosystem interact with each other.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017

Defrosting the World’s Freezer: Thawing Permafrost

Snowy peaks rise up in one direction; boggy tundra spreads across the other. Fuzzy heads of long-stemmed plants sway in the wind, interspersed with bog blueberries.
Publisher: 
DOE Office of Science
Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Director's Early Scientific Career Achievement Award: Haruko Wainwright

For pioneering zonation-based estimation methodologies, with a focus on novel approaches that use geophysical data and their application to DOE challenges in environmental remediation, carbon cycle, and water resources.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2017

Root Traits Explain Nitrogen Uptake in Arctic Tundra; Colleen Iversen

Root traits and nutrient competition approach explain NGEE-Arctic observations.
Publisher: 
ORNL Research Highlight
Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Scientists Measure Pulse of CO2 Emissions During Spring Thaw in the Arctic

Findings by Berkeley Lab researchers mean the Arctic may be even less of a carbon sink than previously thought.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Aquatic Plants May Accelerate Arctic Methane Emissions

About two thirds of the gas produced by a study area near Barrow, Alaska, came from increasingly abundant greenery covering only 5% of the landscape, researchers estimate.
Publisher: 
EOS
Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tennessee: Connected to the Arctic through Service & Science

Through Operation Arctic Care, health professionals in the Guard serve local citizens in remote areas.
Publisher: 
Medium
Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

Funding Effective Interdisciplinary Collaborations: NGEE-Arctic as a Case Study—IARPC Collaborations Webinar Series

The Next Generation Ecosystems Experiments (NGEE-Arctic) is a 10-year Department of Energy (DOE)-supported project whose mission is to improve mathematical models that predict climate through advance understanding of the physical, chemical,
Publisher: 
IARPC Collaborations
Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016