Earth and Atmospheric Science

Project Highlights


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Project Title Project Code Project Type Project Status
Dating Alluvial Landforms to Understand the Role of Climate in California's Water Supply 19-LW-036 Lab-Wide Final
Deeply Rooted: Evaluating Plant Rooting Depth as a Means for Enhanced Soil Carbon Sequestration 19-ERD-010 Exploratory Research Final
Electrochemical Upcycling of Waste Cement: High-Performance Cement Production and Air Carbon Dioxide Removal 21-ERD-050 Exploratory Research Continuing
From Microbes to the Earth System: Upscaling Microbial Community Dynamics to Macro-scale Soil Carbon Models 21-ERD-045 Exploratory Research Continuing
High Altitude Disturbance: An Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approach to Quantifying Turbulence and Aerosols at Hypersonic Flight Height 21-ERD-007 Exploratory Research Continuing
Improved Seismic Monitoring for National and Energy Security with Earth Models from Full Waveform Inversion 20-ERD-008 Exploratory Research Continuing
Interseasonal Prediction of Western United States Snowpack with Deep Learning 19-ERD-032 Exploratory Research Final
Opening the Black Box: Compound-Specific Radiocarbon Analysis to Determine the Drivers of Soil Carbon Persistence 21-ERD-021 Exploratory Research Continuing
The Feasibility of Using Large Ensembles to Identify Human Influence on the Seasonal Cycle of Atmospheric Temperature 21-FS-035 Feasibility Study Final
Understanding Carbon Accumulation Below Ground and the Role of Nutrients Under Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels 20-ERD-055 Exploratory Research Final
Understanding Urban and Wildland Fire Dynamics 20-ERD-034 Exploratory Research Continuing
Warming Response of Regional Deep Soil Organic Carbon 21-LW-054 Lab-Wide Continuing