This committee represents the country’s soil science community in the International Union of Soil Sciences, advises The National Academies, and communicates with professional societies and organizations.
Sam Chatterjee, a senior operations research scientist at PNNL, was recently appointed as associate editor for the specialty section, “Water and the Built Environment” at the peer-reviewed, open access journal Frontiers in Water.
Deepika Malhotra, an organic chemist at PNNL, will lend her expertise to help shape the content and quality of Pollutants a new, interdisciplinary, open access, journal focusing on a range of environmental science research.
Dr. Xiao-Ying Yu, a physical chemist at PNNL, was recently invited to join the editorial board of Atmosphere, an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes work related to—you guessed it—the atmosphere.
PNNL coastal ecologist Heida Diefenderfer was a featured speaker in February at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable on policy and global affairs.
The Soil Science Society of America presents Nik Qafoku with the 2019 Jackson Award for contributions in soil chemistry and mineralogy—ranging from agricultural fertilizer efficiency in Albania to soil contaminant transport at Hanford.
Steven Ghan, a climate researcher at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for more than 25 years, has been elected to the newest class of Fellows of the American Geophysical Union. His efforts transformed the ability for models to simulat