Stories with the tag: Marine Research
The Southern Ocean is one of the cloudiest places on Earth and important to the Southern Hemisphere's atmospheric and oceanic circulation. Ocean life there contributes aerosols that help brighten the clouds by building them up.
Release Date: 7/17/2015
Two large buoys that are decked out with advanced scientific instruments will help more accurately predict offshore wind’s power-producing potential.
Release Date: 9/12/2014
PNNL scientists have created a robust online resource, Tethys, which is available for free to anyone interested in ocean energy and offshore wind resources.
Release Date: 5/21/2014
Killer whales and other marine mammals likely hear sonar signals more than we’ve known.
Release Date: 5/1/2014
Ocean conditions such as current directions and water temperature play a huge role in determining the behavior of young migrating salmon, according to researchers who monitored the first movements of salmon as they exited the Columbia River and headed for
Release Date: 11/7/2013
PNNL’s Will Shaw will describe plans for Reference Facility for Offshore Renewable Energy, a Department of Energy Facility where offshore wind power measurement technologies will be tested, at
the 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.
Release Date: 1/8/2013
PNNL researchers will discuss improving solar power forecasting, the resources needed to grow algae for biofuel, and predicting the environmental impacts of ocean energy at the 2012 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Release Date: 12/4/2012
A new material may be able to soak up enough trace uranium in sea water to help fuel future nuclear power plants. Tests by PNNL showed the material can soak up more than two times the uranium than a similar material developed in Japan.
Release Date: 8/21/2012
A new laboratory test can help limit the injuries fish receive from loud, underwater booms created during pile driving, the practice of pounding long, hollow steel piles into the ocean floor to erect structures such as tidal energy turbines.
Release Date: 6/20/2012
PNNL researchers found that the rates of pollution falling from the sky onto Washington state’s Puget Sound are far lower than earlier estimates.
Release Date: 10/4/2010