Stories with the tag: Subsurface Science
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
Rising river waters deliver a feast of carbon to hungry microbes where water meets land, triggering increased activity and altering the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Release Date: 4/7/2016
Microbes in soil — organisms that exert enormous influence over our planet’s carbon cycle — may not be as adaptable to climate change as most scientists have presumed, according to a paper published in PLOS One.
Release Date: 3/15/2016
More American homes could be powered by the earth’s natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems.
Release Date: 4/15/2015
PNNL scientists present more than 70 research projects at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
Release Date: 12/12/2014
One type of electron transport -- part of how organisms breathe -- uses a novel evolutionary design principle to keep electrons moving smoothly along molecular wires in bacteria.
Release Date: 1/15/2014
A team of scientists say soil is an essential piece of the biosphere and more attention should be paid to protecting it. Strategies for doing so include refocusing and boosting research, and communicating its importance to the public.
Release Date: 2/9/2011
PNNL’s Geologic Sequestration Software Suite, or GS3, will help subsurface and computer scientists and engineers with the planning, deployment and monitoring of carbon storage projects over the lifespan of a project, which could span 100 years or more.
Release Date: 9/16/2010
Twenty years of studies from around the world reveal that soils release more carbon dioxide as globe warms.
Release Date: 3/24/2010
PNNL celebrates its first new facilities in 15 years that will advance biological systems science and data-intensive computing while enabling developments in bioenergy and homeland security.
Release Date: 10/9/2009