Stories with the tag: Marine Research
PNNL is leading a new, approximately $6 million project to develop a new streamlined process to quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for making biofuel.
Release Date: 1/13/2017
Super typhoons grow more intense when their fresh rains reduce the ocean below's salinity.
Release Date: 1/4/2017
Oil spills could be cleaned up in the icy, rough waters of the Arctic with a chemically modified sawdust material that absorbs up to five times its weight in oil and stays afloat for at least four months.
Release Date: 12/12/2016
PNNL’s self-powered fish-tracking tag uses a flexible strip containing piezoelectric materials to emit tiny beeps that are recorded by underwater receivers. The device is designed for long-living fish such as sturgeon, eels and lamprey.
Release Date: 9/26/2016
PNNL research at the Marine Sciences Laboratory is featured in an American Chemical Society journal special issue on extracting uranium from seawater with an improved special adsorbent material.
Release Date: 4/21/2016
PNNL and its partners are developing three new technologies to improve the power grid, make biofuel from seaweed and produce hydrogen with grants from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E.
Release Date: 11/24/2015
Tiny marine organisms that play key roles in global carbon and nutrient cycling will be better understood thanks to new genetic tools being developed at PNNL through a new grant.
Release Date: 11/13/2015
The Southern Ocean is one of the cloudiest places on Earth and important to the Southern Hemisphere's atmospheric and oceanic circulation. Ocean life there contributes aerosols that help brighten the clouds by building them up.
Release Date: 7/17/2015
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
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