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Title: From Dr. Steven Ashby, Director

Abstract

Powered by the creativity and imagination of more than 4,000 exceptional scientists, engineers and support professionals, at PNNL we advance the frontiers of science and address some of the most challenging problems in energy, the environment and national security. As DOE’s premier chemistry, environmental sciences and data analytics laboratory, we provide national leadership in four areas: deepening our understanding of climate science; inventing the future power grid; preventing nuclear proliferation; and speeding environmental remediation. Other areas where we make important contributions include energy storage, microbial biology and cyber security. PNNL also is home to EMSL (the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory), one of DOE’s scientific user facilities. We apply these science strengths to address both national and international problems in complex adaptive systems that are too difficult for one institution to tackle alone. Take earth systems, for instance. The earth is a complex adaptive system because it involves everything from climate and microbial communities in the soil to emissions from cars and coal-powered industrial plants. All of these factors and others ultimately influence not only our environment and overall quality of life, but cause the earth to adapt in ways that must be further addressed. PNNL researchers are playing a vitalmore » role in finding solutions across every area of this complex adaptive system.« less

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Research Org.:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1363810
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; CLIMATE SCIENCE; ELECTRIC GRID; DATA ANALYTICS; GRID; NATIONAL SECURITY

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Ashby, Steven. From Dr. Steven Ashby, Director. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Ashby, Steven. From Dr. Steven Ashby, Director. United States.
Ashby, Steven. Mon . "From Dr. Steven Ashby, Director". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1363810.
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