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Peter Thornton, section head for Earth Systems Science at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected to co-chair the AmeriFlux Science Steering Committee, which provides guidance on collaborative efforts
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New data distributed through NASA’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, or ORNL DAAC, provide an unprecedented picture of plants’ carbon storage capacity around the globe.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified a statistical relationship between the growth of cities and the spread of paved surfaces like roads and sidewalks.
A new tool from Oak Ridge National Laboratory can help planners, emergency responders and scientists visualize how flood waters will spread for any scenario and terrain.
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Six ORNL scientists have been elected as fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS.