Stories with the tag: Environmental Conservation
A proposed research and testing facility near Moses Lake, Wash., would be used to test unmanned aircraft that could be used in search and rescue, weather data acquisition, agriculture crop management, avalanche control and snow pack analysis.
Release Date: 4/25/2013
PNNL’s detailed analysis of the resources needed to make, use and dispose of light bulbs found light-emitting diodes, also known as LEDs, are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights.
Release Date: 9/5/2012
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
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 pilot project called the North Olympic Peninsula Solutions Network could help better manage the planet’s strained natural resources by using space-age technologies to help manage natural resources like land and water. In Sequim, Wash., the project is using NASA satellites and sensors to provide the information needed to make more accurate, daily flow predictions for the Dungeness River.
Release Date: 12/15/2009
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
PNNL researchers will discuss how they used two technologies - the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS) and river modeling - to improve salmon dam passage during Waterpower XVI, a conference for professionals in the hydroelectric industry that will run July 27-30, 2009, in Spokane, Wash.
Release Date: 8/19/2009
Power System by attending a media event at John Day Dam on May 21.
Release Date: 5/12/2009