November 9, 2009, 4:15 am
Argonne National Laboratory is one of the U.S. Department of Energy‚Äôs oldest and largest national laboratories for science and engineering research. Managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy‚Äôs Office of Science, Argonne supports over 200 research projects in the areas of energy, biological and environmental systems, and national security and operates major experimental and computational facilities for the nation.
‚ÄúUnderstanding climate change is an interdisciplinary effort that combines many Argonne research areas,‚Äù observes Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director of Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences (CELS) at Argonne. ‚ÄúWe are creating the scientific understanding and computational tools required first to understand and then to respond to global climate change at a regional level...‚Äù