Stories with the tag: Environment
Inserting a high resolution module into a lower-resolution global climate model recreates clouds and their part of the climate story accurately.
Release Date: 4/17/2014
Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study led by a PNNL scientist.
Release Date: 4/16/2014
PNNL scientists working with colleagues from Laos and Brazil – areas where huge dams are being built or planned – have published new findings on keeping fish healthy as they pass through dams and other hydropower structures.
Release Date: 4/14/2014
PNNL has joined a consortium that aims to accelerate the rollout of an infrastructure for hydrogen-powered vehicles and related technologies.
Release Date: 3/19/2014
A new study in Nature Geoscience shows that dust from the west causes more rain to fall in India, to the east.
Release Date: 3/16/2014
By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at Priest Rapids dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.
Release Date: 2/25/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014
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
PNNL scientists will present research on carbon sequestration at shale gas sites, water needs for energy production and climate-induced changes in microbes at the 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Dec. 9-13.
Release Date: 12/6/2013
Pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind bigger, longer-lasting clouds that can shorten the daily temperature range. Now we know why.
Release Date: 11/25/2013