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Argonne National Laboratory

Discovery Science

Fundamental research that drives innovation

Argonne is dedicated to the pursuit of big, ambitious ideas that redefine what is possible.

Argonne conducts fundamental research to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels. Through dedication to rigorous inquiry and a collaborative approach, our broad research agenda and unique scientific facilities support a cross-cutting research program that advances the leading edge in basic research.

Subsurface Biogeochemical Research

The long-term goal of the Argonne Wetland Hydrobiogeochemistry Scientific Focus Area is to develop a mechanistic understanding and ability to model the coupled hydrological, geochemical, and biological processes controlling water quality in wetlands.