Stories with the tag: Environment
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
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
Research can help adjust to the consequences of climate change, by finding out who and what is most vulnerable, how easily (or not) people and nature respond to changes, how organizations make decisions and by exploring many other issues that might not be immediately obvious.
Release Date: 11/7/2013
The Joint Global Change Research Institute has announced its new director will be Ghassem Asrar, who brings experience to the institute from the World Climate Research Programme, NASA, USDA and academia.
Release Date: 11/6/2013
Putting new super-efficient rooftop HVAC units in broad use would be about equal to taking 700,000 cars off the road each year in terms of saved energy and reduced pollution, according to a new PNNL study.
Release Date: 10/28/2013
Inflate your tires. Accelerate slowly. Change the oil. And invest in advanced vehicle research at PNNL. Four ways to boost your mileage.
Release Date: 10/17/2013