EVS is using X-ray techniques and climate models to investigate the key mechanisms that control the solubility and bioavailability of iron in atmospheric dust, a major iron source for the marine ecosystem.
As a task within the SMART 2.0 Consortium, the Transportation and Power Systems division is conducting work to provide detailed Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) sensor performance under a variety of environmental and real-world usage conditions.
Glen Canyon Dam, a 1,300-MW water-storage and hydroelectric facility is located on the Colorado River upstream of the Grand Canyon. EVS is evaluating the effects of dam operations on the Colorado River.
EVS supports sustainable approaches to manage and regulate petroleum industry wastes that contain elevated concentrations of NORM by evaluating the potential risks and costs associated with these wastes.
EVS supports federal agencies in evaluation and remediation of sites that could pose unacceptable ecological risks from chemical and/or radiological contaminants, as well as in policy and guidance development and in training.
Potential visual effects of utility-scale energy facilities on the nation’s scenic, cultural, and historic resources have become a factor in slowing or halting energy and electric transmission projects.