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Environment

Through its partnerships with industry, government, and academia, «޲Ʊ is helping to advance measurements and tools for environmental science, for example by calibrating the sensors of climate-mapping satellites and detecting ever more minute quantities of toxins and pollutants in our air, soil, water and blood.

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Net-Zero Energy House

To decrease the $225 billion that U.S. consumers spend each year in household energy costs will require accurate, reliable information about how new

Automotive Refrigerant Design

Traditional auto air conditioning refrigerants have high global warming potentials, but finding better refrigerants with the right properties has been a major

Projects and Programs

Plastic Pollution Measurement Science

While plastics have yielded immense benefits to society, discarded plastics or plastic pollution has become a pervasive highly visible problem especially in the

Publications

Niche partitioning of microbial communities at an ancient vitrified hillfort: implications for vitrified radioactive waste disposal

Author(s)
Jamie L. Weaver, Andrew Plymale, Jacqueline Wells, Carolyn I. Pearce, Colin Brislawn, Emily Graham, Tanya Cheeke, Jessica Allen, Vincent Danna, Kimberly Tyrrell, Rolf Sjoblom, Edward Vicenzi, John McCloy, Eva Hj?rthner-Holdar, Erik Ogenhall, Mia Englund, David Peeler, Albert Kruger, Rick L. Paul
A pre-Viking era vitrified hillfort, Broborg, provides a habitat analogue for disposed radioactive waste glass and shows strong niche partitioning among the

Tools and Instruments

Ozone Standard Reference Photometer

DESCRIPTIONThe Standard Reference Photometer (SRP) Program began in the early 1980s as collaboration between «޲Ʊ and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Awards