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ORNL’s Team-based Approach to Earth Science in the Arctic

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Corporate Fellow researcher Stan Wullschleger leads a team of more than 140 scientists from national laboratories and universities exploring the belowground Arctic environment and its relationship to aboveground ecosystems in order to better inform earth system models. According to Wullschleger, the Next-Generation Ecosystem Experiments-Arctic program “is an example of how we’re able to pull together scientific expertise across disciplines, and leverage the capabilities of our user facilities like high-performance computing to push the frontiers of how science is done. ORNL and our partners are setting an example of what science will look like in the future.”

ORNL provides exceptional researchers with distinctive equipment and unique facilities to solve some of the nation’s most compelling challenges. As the largest U.S. Department of Energy open science laboratory, ORNL’s mission is to deliver scientific discoveries and technical breakthroughs that will accelerate the development and deployment of solutions in clean energy and global security while creating economic opportunities for the nation.

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