Environmental science & technology

New methods for identifying value added by a regional climate modelJanuary 26, 2015

In a paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, researchers identified the value added by a regional climate model - which addresses a long-standing question in the scientific community on the utility of downscaling.

Introducing Novelties and Innovations for Overcoming Water Scarcity in the Middle East: The Israeli Approach
General overview on the concept, methodology and technologies that have enabled Israel to bridge over the gaps between water demands and natural water availability.
Argonne model analyzes water footprint of biofuelsJanuary 15, 2015

A new version of an online tool created by Argonne will help biofuels developers gain a detailed understanding of water consumption of various types of feedstocks, aiding development of sustainable fuels that will reduce impact on limited water resources.

Philippe NoirotJanuary 9, 2015

Biosciences Division Director

Argonne/EPA system captures mercury from air in gold shopsDecember 22, 2014

To decrease the accumulation of mercury in the environment, Argonne, in coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency, created a prototype mercury capture system.

Underground helium travels to the Earth’s surface via aquifers, new study saysDecember 5, 2014

Before it can put the party in party balloons, helium is carried from deep within the Earth’s crust to the surface via aquifers, according to new research published this week in Nature Geosciences.