BER launches Environmental System Science Program. Visit our new website under construction!

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research

BER Research Highlights


Media Highlights DOE ARRA Investment in High Performance Computer for Climate Change Research
Published: August 10, 2009
Posted: August 14, 2009

The August 6th edition of ClimateWire ran a story by Annie Jia highlighting DOE's ARRA investment in high performance computing for climate change Integrated Assessment research and modeling at PNNL.  Interviews with leading scientists at PNNL and MIT reinforced the value of this investment for advancing knowledge, collaborations, and the potential for open source, community based modeling that could greatly accelerate needed developments.  These developments will shed light on the complex interactions of human and natural systems, exploring the drivers and responses and adaptations to climate change, a focus of Integrated Assessment. 

Reference: https://www.eenews.net/cw/ (Subscription required) 

Contact: Bob Vallario, SC 23.1 , (301) 903-5758
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Multisector Dynamics (formerly Integrated Assessment)
  • Cross-Cutting: Scientific Computing and SciDAC

Division: SC-33.1 Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, BER

 

BER supports basic research and scientific user facilities to advance DOE missions in energy and environment. More about BER

Recent Highlights

Mar 23, 2021
Molecular Connections from Plants to Fungi to Ants
Lipids transfer energy and serve as an inter-kingdom communication tool in leaf-cutter ants&rsqu [more...]

Mar 19, 2021
Microbes Use Ancient Metabolism to Cycle Phosphorus
Microbial cycling of phosphorus through reduction-oxidation reactions is older and more widespre [more...]

Feb 22, 2021
Warming Soil Means Stronger Microbe Networks
Soil warming leads to more complex, larger, and more connected networks of microbes in those soi [more...]

Jan 27, 2021
Labeling the Thale Cress Metabolites
New data pipeline identifies metabolites following heavy isotope labeling.

Analysis [more...]

Aug 31, 2020
Novel Bacterial Clade Reveals Origin of Form I Rubisco
Objectives

  • All plant biomass is sourced from the carbon-fixing enzyme Rub [more...]

List all highlights (possible long download time)