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Title: Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2006

Abstract

The Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab or LBNL) is a multi-program national research facility operated by the University of California for the Department of Energy (DOE). As an integral element of DOE's National Laboratory System, Berkeley Lab supports DOE's missions in fundamental science, energy resources, and environmental quality. Berkeley Lab programs advance four distinct goals for DOE and the nation: (1) To perform leading multidisciplinary research in the computing sciences, physical sciences, energy sciences, biosciences, and general sciences in a manner that ensures employee and public safety and protection of the environment. (2) To develop and operate unique national experimental facilities for qualified investigators. (3) To educate and train future generations of scientists and engineers to promote national science and education goals. (4) To transfer knowledge and technological innovations and to foster productive relationships among Berkeley Lab's research programs, universities, and industry in order to promote national economic competitiveness.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Ed.), Todd
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, LDRD
OSTI Identifier:
901211
Report Number(s):
LBNL/PUB-5515
R&D Project: 340015; BnR: YN0100000; TRN: US200713%%338
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99; CALIFORNIA; ECONOMICS; EDUCATION; ENGINEERS; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; LABORATORY SYSTEM; PERSONNEL; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; SAFETY

Citation Formats

Hansen. Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2006. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/901211.
Hansen. Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2006. United States. doi:10.2172/901211.
Hansen. 2007. "Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2006". United States. doi:10.2172/901211. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/901211.
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