Media Mentions

Defrosting the World’s Freezer: Thawing Permafrost

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.
Publisher: 
DOE Office of Science
Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2017

Root Traits Explain Nitrogen Uptake in Arctic Tundra; Colleen Iversen

Root traits and nutrient competition approach explain NGEE-Arctic observations.
Publisher: 
ORNL Research Highlight
Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

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.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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.
Publisher: 
EOS
Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tennessee: Connected to the Arctic through Service & Science

Through Operation Arctic Care, health professionals in the Guard serve local citizens in remote areas.
Publisher: 
Medium
Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

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,
Publisher: 
IARPC Collaborations
Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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.
Publisher: 
ORNL News
Date: 
Monday, June 13, 2016

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.
Publisher: 
Climate Central
Date: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Expanding Use of Plant Trait Observations in Earth System Models

Workshop on Trait Methods for Representing Ecosystem Change; Rockville, Maryland, 18–19 November 2015.
Publisher: 
EOS
Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016