Carnegie Mellon's Jean VanBriesen leads research team on Monongahela River
... effect of bromide associated with Marcellus Shale gas
produced water, and sulfate from acid mine ... sand into major shale formations to help natural gas
flow up a well, will need millions of gallons of ... understand the water quality impacts from shale gas
production in Pennsylvania represents a ...
Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source
... to surround the streaming liquid with pressurized gas
to make a co-flowing liquid sheath. By adjusting gas
and liquid pressure and other parameters, he was ... the physical aperture of the tube. In effect, the gas
sheath acts to focus the liquid stream.
DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009
... process captures and compresses the greenhouse gas
carbon dioxide emitted by fossil fuel power ... sorbent designed to remove CO2 from flue gas
and other gas
streams. (Jointly with Sud-Chemie, Louisville, ...
New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report
... its catalogue.
World Solid-State, Fiber, gas
and Dye Lasers Market
... the worldwide markets for Solid-State, Fiber, gas
and Dye Lasers in US$ Millions. Analytics for ... Types: Solid-State Lasers, Fiber Lasers, gas
Lasers, and Dye Lasers. Further, the global ...
Report shows the power of US cities to mitigate climate change and steps they need to take to adapt
... accounting for and reducing greenhouse gas
emissions resulting from their operations. They ... cities to voluntarily disclose greenhouse gas
emissions and other information related to ... anticipates that "efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas
emissions from government operations will save ...
One sponge-like material, three different applications
... chemical process that removes sulfur from natural gas
and refined petroleum products, such as gasoline ... report of chalcogels being used for catalysis and gas
"I was surprised at the impressive ... sponge, the chalcogel also is very effective at gas
separation. The researchers showed that the ...
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009
... that their manufacture increases greenhouse gas
emissions as it involves higher consumption of ... wood sleepers.
Crawford studied the greenhouse gas
emissions of wooden and reinforced concrete ...
ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Emissions Embodied in Reinforced Concrete and ...
Landfill cover soil methane oxidation underestimated
... source of CH4 in the U.S. Additionally, landfill gas
contains numerous non-methane hydrocarbons that ... or global CH4 emissions from landfills. Landfill gas
that is not collected passes through landfill ... Climate Change guidelines for national greenhouse gas
inventories. Currently, for regulatory purposes ...
Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes
... the Prostate
Reversing Time to Spot Cracks in gas
Laser Makes Big Bangs Underwater
... particles are microbubbles composed of pockets of gas
encapsulated by thin membranes that are coated ... These pulses create tiny bubbles out of dissolved gas
in prostate tissue. As the bubbles violently ...
Fire is important part of global climate change, report scientists
... in emissions of carbon dioxide, a heat-trapping gas
that raises global temperature.
The work is ... is the most important and well-studied greenhouse gas
that is emitted by burning plants. Other ... caused by fires are increases in the greenhouse gas
methane, increased aerosol particulates from ...
Better living through chemistry
... "Near mud volcanoes, we saw thick plumes of gas
bubbles ejected from boiling mud pots that are ... those found in Yellowstone National Park. These gas
plumes, consisting mainly of methane, extended ... environments are characterized by releases of gas
and oil that are known to provide food and energy ...
Weizmann Institute scientists develop a unique approach for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen
... place. In fact, it is the generation of oxygen gas
by the formation of a bond between two oxygen ... the water solution is heated to 100?C hydrogen gas
is released from the complex a potential source ... to light at room temperature, not only was oxygen gas
produced, but the metal complex also reverted ...
American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009
ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
storage material: One ounce has surface area of ... Chemistry Research
In a step toward using gas
hydrates as a future energy source, researchers ... range for maximizing production of natural gas
from the icy hydrate material. Their study ...
Arctic governments and industry still unprepared for oil spills 20 years after Exxon Valdez
... the Arctic's rich resources especially oil and gas
development. Oil spills can be devastating to ... be deemed permanently off-limits to oil and gas
development. Such "no-go zones" should be based ... seafood is caught in the United States. Oil and gas
development in the bay is estimated to bring in ...
Stanford researchers develop biodegradable substitutes for wood, plastic bottles and other materials
... that may one day save trees, reduce greenhouse gas
emissions and shrink landfills.
The faux ... burial. As they degrade, they release methane gas
that can be captured and burned for energy ... climate change, Criddle said, noting that methane gas
from landfills and other sources is a powerful ...
Engineer devises ways to improve gas mileage
... Last summer, it was very expensive to fill up a gas
tank when the gasoline price hit close to four ... imports but also is a source of greenhouse gas
emissions that will impact adverse change in ... in fuel conservation and reduction of greenhouse gas
emissions," said Agarwal, one of the most ...
New greenhouse gas identified
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--A gas
used for fumigation has the potential to ... . The researchers have measured the levels of the gas
in the atmosphere, and determined its emissions ... the new work, nobody knew accurately how long the gas
would last in the atmosphere after it leaked out ...
Termite killer lingers as a potent greenhouse gas
... Sulfuryl fluoride (SO 2 F 2 ), a gas
commonly used to rid buildings of termites and other pests, is a greenhouse gas
that remains in the atmosphere about 36 years, ...
The team found that the concentration of the gas
rose at a rate of 4 to 6 percent per year between ...
Iowa State researchers developing clean, renewable energy for ethanol industry
Both technologies will use the synthesis gas
a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen ... will be designed to convert the synthesis gas
directly into ethanol.
The project is ... oxygen to gasify biomass and produce a medium Btu gas
(called synthesis gas) that a new catalyst can ...
Study critiques corn-for-ethanol's carbon footprint
... is an inefficient and expensive greenhouse gas
mitigation policy that should not be encouraged ... currently a cheaper and more efficient greenhouse gas
policy for taxpayers than corn-ethanol ... reduces atmospheric releases of the greenhouse gas
carbon dioxide because the CO2 emitted when the ...
Lower increases in global temps could lead to greater impacts than previously thought, study finds
... in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas
emissions could cause significant problems in ... ratified, calls for "stabilization of greenhouse gas
concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that ... a few years ago. The current path of greenhouse gas
emissions is likely to lead to a change in ...
Marine scientists to assess environment before offshore drilling begins in US arctic waters
... flora, fauna and chemistry are related to oil and gas
activities or climate change and natural ... the area that would be most impacted by oil and gas
production, MMS obviously prefers to focus on ... in the ecosystem as a result of future oil and gas
The team will work closely with ...
Ancient geologic escape hatches mistaken for tube worms
... elements maps demonstrated that not only methane gas
bubbles were being expelled but that solid ... are even more so.
The fact that methane gas
can escape from a thick shale seafloor may ...
In addition, there are vast volumes of methane gas
naturally trapped beneath the seafloor in the ...
Microbot motors fit to swim human arteries
... force most commonly used to trigger-start a gas
stove, to produce microbot motors just 250 ... is most commonly found in quartz watches and gas
stoves. It is based on the ability of some ... response to mechanical stress. In the case of a gas
stove, the ignition switch on a stove triggers a ...
Stanford launches $100 million initiative to tackle energy issues
... and/or CEO positions at Hamilton Oil Co.; Tejas gas
Corporation, subsequently a Shell Oil Co. ... by campaign contributions.
"If the real cost of gas
were included in our marketfor example, ... projects to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas
emissions associated with energy. GCEP's research ...
January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights
... the Biscayne aquifer; a possible emerging natural gas
play in the Appalachian Basin; and banded iron ... the western margin of the Colorado Plateau. CO2 gas
quantities released are quite large, including ... that the organic-rich shale, an emerging natural gas
play in the Appalachian Basin, carries the ...
Particulate emission from natural gas burning home appliances
... the particulate matter produced by natural gas
domestic burners to assess risk of exposure to ... "Emission of Ultrafine Particles from Natural gas
Domestic Burners," they conclude that while these ... consequences associated with common place natural gas
burners found in many homes," according to ...
Water in the early universe
... vapour is thought to exist in clouds of dust and gas
that feed the supermassive black hole at the ... MG J0414+0534 it is the first time such a dense gas
component has been observed in the early Universe ... Typically, they are thought to arise in the hot gas
and dust closely orbiting a supermassive black ...
USGS Science Picks
... and about recent estimates of large deposits of gas
hydrates on Alaska's North Slope. Discover the ... Climate Provides Clues to Future Changes
Hydrates on Alaska's North Slope: Large Deposit of Natural gas
Man-Made Chemicals Found in Drinking Water at ...
Oil spray reduces greenhouse gas emissions from pig finishing barns
... methane emissions. As a consequence, greenhouse gas
emissions can potentially become a limiting ... and technologies are needed to mitigate pollutant gas
emissions. Oil spray has been used as a ... little is known about its effect on greenhouse gas
Scientists at Purdue University ...
Managing carbon loss
... changes as well as nitrous oxide and methane gas
emissions from corn stover-ethanol field plots ... augmentation practices. In addition to the gas
emissions measured in the field, other carbon ... benefit, both in terms of greenhouse gas
(GHG) mitigation, and from the established ...
December 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
... objective in the Mediterranean Sea due to major gas
discoveries in its channel complexes offshore ... in this borehole are decreasing by ~0.1 C/day. gas
collected from the fumaroles and boreholes is ... The chemical and isotopic composition of the gas
show that it is not associated with volcanic ...
Jupiter's shrinking red spot
... the possible ways of reducing future greenhouse gas
emissions, one of the most immediately feasible ... "sequestration," which involves compressing the gas
into a liquid and piping it deep underground ... is to play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas
emissions, the process needs to be deployed on a ...
Montana State partnership receives $66.9M for carbon sequestration
... Sky partnership's region -- in depleted oil and gas
fields and saline aquifers -- could store more ... meet growing energy demand and reduce greenhouse gas
The $66.9 million from the ... Company, which is building a helium and natural gas
processing plant near the injection site.
PNNL leadership in carbon sequestration featured at international conference
... of the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse gas
Technologies. He is one of nearly a dozen ... new findings and insights to the greenhouse gas
and carbon management challenge.
Edmonds is a ... and Storage Technologies in Reducing Greenhouse gas
Emission from this Potential New Industry," Jim ...
MIT: A quicker, easier way to make coal cleaner
... plants down to emissions levels of natural gas
power plants," said Ashleigh Hildebrand, a ... at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse gas
Control Technologies in Washington, DC. Her ... quickly enough, and expanded reliance on natural gas
raises price and energy-security concerns. Coal, ...
Nanoparticles in the home: More and smaller than previously detected
... conducted a series of 150 experiments using gas
and electric stoves and electric toaster ovens to ... of all the particles produced by the electric and gas
stovetop burners/coils. The gas
and electric ovens and the toaster oven produced ...
Urea tanks on diesel trucks -- that's the law in the United States starting in 2010
... breaks the NOx down to harmless nitrogen (N) gas
and water vapor. The exhaust is no longer a ... DEF
Keith Stokes says that delivering urea to gas
stations should not be a problem. "Although the United States has more than 30,000 gas
stations, only 2,200 of them supply 97% of the ...
Methane gas levels begin to increase again
... which atmospheric levels of the potent greenhouse gas
were essentially stable, according to a team led ... by wetlands, rice paddies, cattle, and the gas
and coal industries, and is destroyed by reaction ... methane is 25 times more powerful as a greenhouse gas
than carbon dioxide, the situation will require ...
Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant
... being exposed to three times more harmful radon gas
than workers on other shifts, according to the UC ... air movement and less dispersion of radon gas
during the night.
Pinney and Richard Hornung, ... more than 30 years the K-65 silos emitted radon gas
into the plant's atmosphere. ...