Stories with the tag: Environment
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
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
A powerful microscope allows researchers to see, in real time, the birth of calcium carbonate crystals, a component of chalk, shells and minerals and one of the most important molecules on Earth.
Release Date: 9/4/2014
Three PNNL scientists selected for membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 7/21/2014
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
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