Media Mentions

Director's Early Scientific Career Achievement Award: Haruko Wainwright

For pioneering zonation-based estimation methodologies, with a focus on novel approaches that use geophysical data and their application to DOE challenges in environmental remediation, carbon cycle, and water resources.

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Scientists Measure Pulse of CO2 Emissions During Spring Thaw in the Arctic

Findings by Berkeley Lab researchers mean the Arctic may be even less of a carbon sink than previously thought

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Aquatic Plants May Accelerate Arctic Methane Emissions

About two thirds of the gas produced by a study area near Barrow, Alaska, came from increasingly abundant greenery covering only 5% of the landscape, researchers estimate.

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Tennessee: Connected to the Arctic through Service & Science

Tennessee has a long history as the “Volunteer State” — so known because our citizens volunteered their lives in support of the War of 1812 at the Battle of New Orleans, and Texan independence in 1836 at the Alamo/

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ORNL researchers contribute to State Department's Arctic blog

ORNL's Peter Thornton, Stan Wullschleger and Kate Evans have written an entry for the State Department's "Our Arctic Nation" blog on Medium.com. The blog, run by the Arctic Council of the State Department's Office of Oceans and Polar Affairs, invites ind

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Funding Effective Interdisciplinary Collaborations: NGEE-Arctic as a Case Study—IARPC Collaborations Webinar Series

The Next Generation Ecosystems Experiments (NGEE-Arctic) is a 10-year Department of Energy (DOE)-supported project whose mission is to improve mathematical models that predict climate through advance understanding of the physical, chemical,

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Drying Arctic Soils Could Accelerate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new study published in Nature Climate Change indicates soil moisture levels will determine how much carbon is released to the atmosphere as rising temperatures thaw Arctic lands.

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Warming Could Mean Major Thaw for Alaskan Permafrost

If you’d asked permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky five years ago if he thought the permafrost of the North Slope of Alaska was in danger of substantial thaw this century because of global warming, he would have said no. The permanently frozen soils

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Wullschleger Named Outstanding Alumnus for Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Stan Wullschleger, a scientist with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award for the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricult

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Expanding Use of Plant Trait Observations in Earth System Models

Workshop on Trait Methods for Representing Ecosystem Change; Rockville, Maryland, 18–19 November 2015

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