Stories with the tag: Marine Research
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
PNNL scientists are examining how aquatic animals behave around electromagnetic fields similar to those expected to be created by marine power devices.
Release Date: 9/20/2010
PNNL will advance biofuels research with $14 million from DOE as partner in two new consorita.
Release Date: 1/13/2010
The new Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System more precisely tracks the migration of juvenile salmon in deep, fast-moving rivers than comparable methods, suggests a paper in the January edition of the journal Fisheries.
Release Date: 1/8/2010
A team of Northwest researchers are researching the unusual life history of fall Chinook salmon on the Clearwater River in Idaho, where many fish delay their migration to the ocean for a year.
Release Date: 9/17/2009