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Posted: August 25, 2021
The Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Advisory Committee (BERAC) seeks input to assess BER’s standing in relation to related research efforts nationally and internationally, and to consider strategies that would increase BER’s ability to conduct world-class science in core BER research...
Posted: August 18, 2021
L. Ruby Leung, recipient of the 2022 AMS Hydrologic Sciences Medal. Photo by Andrea Starr | PNNL.  The American Meteorological Society (AMS) has announced winners of its 2022 awards and honors, including the Hydrologic Sciences Medal recipient, L. Ruby Leung of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...
Posted: July 30, 2021
Kate Calvin of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and lead PI for EESM’s Global Change Intersectoral Modeling System (GCIMS) Scientific Focus Area, discusses climate science with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. In case you missed it, Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm hosted a...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientist Ian Kraucunas on the beach in Lincoln City, Oregon, during an extreme low tide on a rare sunny winter day in early 2021. Photo is courtesy of Ian Kraucunas.
Posted: June 29, 2021
From atmospheric science to multisector dynamics to coastal systems, one scientist likes taking on new challenges Ian Kraucunas, a scientist and manager at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), has led a series of projects focused on the complex interactions among human and natural systems...
Posted: May 06, 2021
Papers will inform the design of workshops for new Artificial Intelligence for Earth System Predictability (AI4ESP) This schematic details the model-experiment (MODEX) approach to scientific discovery (outer ring) and various DOE data, models, and analysis capabilities that should be linked as...
Posted: April 14, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) INCITE program is now seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns across a broad array of science, engineering, and computer science domains. Open to researchers from academia, government labs, and industry, the Innovative...
Posted: March 24, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (DOE ASCR) announced a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) of $13.5 million over three years to support research using data science and computation-based methods, including artificial intelligence and machine...
Posted: March 18, 2021
The American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society have recently announced submission deadlines for the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting and the 2022 AMS Annual Meeting. AGU deadline for proposals: The deadline is April 14 to submit proposals for general scientific sessions, town halls,...
Posted: December 29, 2020
ESMD, RGMA, and MSD scientists are at the virtual American Meteorological Society (AMS) annual meeting. See the EESM presentations to plan your AMS schedule.
Posted: December 09, 2020
This schematic details the MODEX approach to scientific discovery (outer ring) and various DOE data, models, and analysis capabilities that should be linked as community resources based on open-science principles (inner sphere). The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Earth and Environmental Systems...
Posted: December 09, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR) encourages new and renewal applications for Implementation Grants. EPSCoR grants support early-stage research across a wide range of DOE science and technology program areas. Goals include improving...
Posted: December 09, 2020
Undergraduate students and recent college graduates can now apply for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program. This program encourages the pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers by providing research...
Posted: December 09, 2020
The US Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Scientific Steering Committee seeks qualified individuals to serve on its three subsidiary panels: Phenomena, Observations, and Synthesis Panel Process Study and Model Improvement Panel Predictability, Prediction, and Applications Interface...
Posted: December 03, 2020
New leadership has arrived at the Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI). JGCRI Director Brian O’Neill, an earth systems scientist, is working with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Earth and Environmental System Modeling (EESM) program-funded scientists across projects within the...
Posted: November 23, 2020
Researchers from the Earth System Model Development (ESMD), Regional & Global Model Analysis (RGMA), and MultiSector Dynamics (MSD) program areas are giving more than 130 presentations at the virtual 2020 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, From December 1 to 17. See the full...
Cristiana Stan recently joined EESM under an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment from George Mason University.
Posted: July 15, 2020
Cristiana Stan recently joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Earth and Environmental System Modeling (EESM) program under an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment. In her new EESM role, Stan—an associate professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia—will work across...
Gary Geernaert is the director of the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research.
Posted: April 06, 2020
Dear everyone, We are in unprecedented times with this pandemic, and we anticipate that the interruptions that we are facing may continue for some time. Our National Labs have shut down most operations; field campaigns have been postponed; and universities are unable to provide the same level of...
AGU Centennial - Advancing Earth and Space Science
Posted: October 29, 2019
As AGU marks its Centennial in 2019, we return to San Francisco, the home of the AGU Fall Meeting for more than 40 years. Join our diverse community at the newly renovated Moscone Center as we collaborate across borders and boundaries to explore and develop our research. Don’t miss this once-in-a-...
Bolger Center, site of EESM PI Meeting
Posted: November 19, 2018
The EESM Principal Investigator's Meeting was held November 5 to 9, 2018, in Potomac, Maryland.  A joint plenary was followed by focused sessions for each individual program activity. Poster and breakout sessions were conducted throughout the week. See the full agenda and abstracts.
Posted: November 05, 2018
As one of the world’s largest science gatherings, the AGU Fall Meeting puts you—and your research—at the center of a global community of scientists. Be sure they can find you! Follow this link and provide information so that your presentation or poster is represented and is discoverable by your...
Posted: August 01, 2018
A focused group of scientists met July 18 to 20, 2018 at Snowmass, Colorado for the Analyses of Multi-Sector Energy and Environmental Dynamics Workshop, sponsored by the Department of Energy and Japan’s National Institute for Environmental Studies. DOE Director for Climate and Environmental...
Dr. Ghassem Asrar
Posted: January 23, 2018
In recognition of an exceptional career devoted to earth science, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientist Dr. Ghassem Asrar received the 2018 Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to Atmospheric Sciences by an Individual. Asrar accepted the award January 10 at the 2018 American...
Posted: December 20, 2017
A funding opportunity for early career researchers in universities and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories is available from the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER). The purpose of the DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program is to support the...
Posted: October 05, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is accepting new applicants for supplemental funds to conduct part of their thesis research at a DOE laboratory in research areas that are central to the Office of Science mission. These research...
Ruby Leung
Posted: February 22, 2017
Dr. L. Ruby Leung, an internationally renowned atmospheric scientist specializing in climate modeling and the water cycle at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been elected to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Leung is among the 106 new members elected...
Posted: February 11, 2016
DE-FOA-0001531: Regional and Global Climate Modeling and Integrated Assessment Research – An Integration Framework for Multi-Model, U.S. Regional Climate Evaluation that Incorporates Local Human Influences for Research at the Energy-Water-Land Nexus The U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional and...
Posted: November 05, 2015
AGU will hold its 48th annual Fall Meeting December 14-18, 2015, in San Francisco, California. The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting nearly 24,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and policy makers. This meeting showcases...
Posted: November 21, 2014
DOE's Office of Biological and Environmental Research will host three town hall meetings at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. The first town hall session TH13A: ARM Next Generation Town Hall, will be hosted Monday, December 15 from 12:30-1:30 PM in 2002 Moscone West. The second,...
Posted: November 23, 2011
MultiSector Dynamics Program Area Research Goals To to advance scientific understanding of the complex interactions, interdependencies, and co-evolutionary pathways of human and natural systems, including interdependencies among sectors and infrastructures.