Stories with the tag: Subsurface Science
PNNL is supporting today's announcement by the White House about efforts related to soil sustainability by sponsoring research projects through two research initiatives.
Release Date: 12/5/2016
Carbon dioxide sequestered in ancient basalts react and are converted into a rock very quickly in field test.
Release Date: 11/18/2016
PNNL tools that track underground contaminants and speed carbon capture technology development are among R&D Magazine’s 100 most innovative scientific breakthroughs of the year.
Release Date: 11/4/2016
Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells, even consuming some of the chemical ingredients commonly used in the fracking process.
Release Date: 10/24/2016
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
Rising river waters deliver a feast of carbon to hungry microbes where water meets land, triggering increased activity and altering the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Release Date: 4/7/2016
Microbes in soil — organisms that exert enormous influence over our planet’s carbon cycle — may not be as adaptable to climate change as most scientists have presumed, according to a paper published in PLOS One.
Release Date: 3/15/2016
More American homes could be powered by the earth’s natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems.
Release Date: 4/15/2015
PNNL scientists present more than 70 research projects at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
Release Date: 12/12/2014
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