Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory

Research Areas

The Environmental Science Division (EVS) focuses on five major research areas and one center.
  • Combining measurement and modeling approaches to bridge the gap between observations and computer simulations of the atmosphere.
  • Characterizing the environmental impacts of alternative energy technologies – wind, solar, and geothermal – through life cycle analyses.
  • Understanding and managing the risks associated with radiological and chemical contamination through the development of modeling tools and studies.
  • Improving predictions and measurements of the ecological effects of human development to advance new and better strategies for preserving and protecting our natural resources.
  • Assessing the impacts of energy technologies on environmental, social, and economic resources and developing more sustainable methods for managing these resources.
  • Bringing together scientists and engineers with expertise in geographic information systems, spatial modeling, remote sensing, geospatial statistics, quantitative visualization analysis, data management, software development, and cartography.