Media Mentions

Margaret Torn Named 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow

July 27th, 2017

Margaret Torn named AGU Fellow

Focused on Climate Change, Governor of California Visits Nome

September 8th, 2017

Governor of California Visits Nome

Dr. Richard Norby named Fellow in the American Geophysical Union

July 28th, 2017

Richard Norby Named AGU Fellow

Tracking Nitrogen in Arctic Plants

June 20th, 2017

Prevailing nutrient uptake models do not fit Arctic plants. Scientists test a new option that overcomes older models’ shortcomings.

Root Traits Explain Nitrogen Uptake in Arctic Tundra; Colleen Iversen

January 20th, 2017

Root traits and nutrient competition approach explain NGEE-Arctic observations

Defrosting the World’s Freezer: Thawing Permafrost

June 13th, 2017

Snowy peaks rise up in one direction; boggy tundra spreads across the other. Fuzzy heads of long-stemmed plants sway in the wind, interspersed with bog blueberries.

Director's Early Scientific Career Achievement Award: Haruko Wainwright

January 23rd, 2017

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.

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

December 14th, 2016

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

Aquatic Plants May Accelerate Arctic Methane Emissions

September 22nd, 2016

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.

Tennessee: Connected to the Arctic through Service & Science

July 1st, 2016

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/