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Thursday, August 21, 2003
 
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Today

9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Administrative Services Department
Diversity Awareness Planning
Building 50-Auditorium

11 a.m.
CRD Scientific Computing Seminar
Simulation Techniques for NUMA Architectures
Building 50B-4205

11:30 a.m.
Ergonomics Fair
Cafeteria patio

1:30 p.m.
Environment, Health and Safety
Basic Electric
Building 51-201

Tomorrow

10 a.m.
Environment, Health and Safety
Chemical Hygiene for Facilities
Building 51-201

1 p.m.
Scientific Computing Seminar
Anisotropic Triangulations
Jonathan Richard Shewchuk, UC Berkeley
50-A-5132

 
Cafeteria
 
Market Carvery: Roasted Flank Steak, Garlic Potatoes & Vegetable
Fresh Grille: Sloppy Joe with Fries or Onion Rings & Cole Slaw
Menutainment: Pasta & Pepperoni Casserole with Side Salad, Garlic Bread
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full Menu

Larry Myer to Head DOE’s West Coast Carbon Sequestration Partnership

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Myer
On Monday, Aug. 18, the DOE announced the formation of seven regional partnerships to explore the best approaches for sequestering CO2 as a means for mitigating climate change. Earth Sciences Division researcher Larry Myer, working through the California Energy Commission, will be the project director for the West Coast consortium. Myer says he will be responsible for the program’s day-to-day operation and technology efforts. He will be joined by Lab Deputy Director Sally Benson, as well as ESD’s Curt Oldenburg, and Mike Hoversten, among others. Click here to read the DOE press release about the partnership, and here to learn more about the work of the West Coast Division.
Announcements
New Report Helps Manage Sponsored Research Awards

The Sponsored Research Award Management Report is now available through the IRIS Data Warehouse. This report is a result of the implementation of the Research Administration Proposal/Project Information Database, known here as RAPID. For the first time, Lab principal investigators and their support staff have a single report that provides current status of committed funding and costs. This is a first step in a series of reports to support the management of sponsored research at Berkeley Lab. To access the Award Management Report, visit the IRIS home page. For questions about RAPID or the Award Management Report, contact Phyllis Gale at x6618 or pmgale@lbl.gov.

 
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The Summer of Mars

This year Mars is closer to Earth than it has been in over 100,000 years, and prime viewing of the Red Planet can be done in the coming week. The Lawrence Hall of Science is holding a special stargazing session on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 9 to 11 p.m. (weather permitting) on its outdoor plaza. The Chabot Space and Science Center is also training its telescopes on marvelous Mars every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 6, from dusk to 2 a.m. Those who miss it this time around will have to wait 284 years to get another glimpse!

 

Environmental Movement Explored at UCB Exhibit

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Illustrated with materials from several collections in the Bancroft Library, the "Towards A Sustainable Earth" exhibit — on display from Aug. 21 through Nov. 21 — explores the preservation of the American wilderness, the use of water resources, air quality, species survival, the development of alternative energy resources, and the cumulative effects of modern life on the environment in California and the American West. The library houses the personal papers of David Brower, Francis Farquhar, and Margaret Wentworth Owings, as well as several other environmentalists.

 
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