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Title: Carbon in Underland (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum

'Carbon in Underland' was submitted by the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2 (NCGC) to the 'Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research' video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Nation's Enermore »gy Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. This video was selected as one of five winners by a distinguished panel of judges for its 'entertaining animation and engaging explanations of carbon sequestration'. NCGC, an EFRC directed by Donald J. DePaolo at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is a partnership of scientists from seven institutions: LBNL (lead) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of California, Davis, Ohio State University, and Washington University in St. Louis. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges. The mission of the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO{sub 2} is 'to use new investigative tools, combined with experiments and computer simulations, to build a fundamental understanding of molecular-to-pore-scale processes in fluid-rock systems, and to demonstrate the ability to control critical aspects of flow, transport, and mineralization in porous rock media as applied to geologic sequestration of CO{sub 2}. Research topics are: bio-inspired, CO{sub 2} (store), greenhouse gas, and interfacial characterization.« less
Title: Carbon in Underland (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum
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Publication Date: 2011-05-01
OSTI Identifier: 1027717
Other Number(s): TRN: US201122%%729
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Related Information: Learn more about the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2 at http://science.energy.gov/bes/efrc/centers/ncgc/. See "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest information, including link to all entries, at http://www.energyfrontier.us/video-contest.
Research Org: Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22)
Subject: 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ; 58 GEOSCIENCES ; CARBON SEQUESTRATION ; ENERGY ; PLANNING ; RESEARCH PROGRAMS ; Video ; Bio-inspired ; CO2 (store) ; Greenhouse gas ; Interfacial characterization, carbon sequestration
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:02:59
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27