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DOE renews five-year, $34M contract with SREL

In addition to its research activities, SREL conducts a number of educational and outreach programs, many of which inform SRS-area residents of the activities on the former nuclear site and the environmental impacts of those activities....

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National Nuclear Science Week: Director shares lab’s bright future

We, at SREL, have high hopes for collaborative research opportunities with Savannah River National Laboratory under its new management and vision for the Department of Energy. Excitedly, we also look forward to potential collaborations with our colleagues at UGA and other universities....

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Vultures prefer roosting near civilization

“Because they are really large birds, they can’t get off the ground as easily as smaller birds. They rely on the earth’s surface heating up to produce a thermal current. They can use those currents flowing around them to lift them up,” he said. “Landscape...

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Kojima and Oswald awarded Fellowships

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Laura Kojima, a master’s student at SREL and the Odum School of Ecology, is the recipient of a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellowship. The fellowship will provide a stipend for up to three years and additional...

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Using snakes to monitor Fukushima radiation

Researchers placed tiny GPS trackers on rat snakes to track their movements at Fukushima

[caption id="attachment_3363" align="alignnone" width="735"] A Japanese rat snake near the edge of the forest in the FEZ. Photo credit: Hannah Gerke[/caption]
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Savannah River Ecology Laboratory celebrates 70 years  

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Advisory:   Anniversary event will feature premiere of video describing Lab’s history & impact       The laboratory that brings you Touch an Animal Day invites you to learn more about its impact on the SRS  What: SREL Celebrates 70 years of environmental stewardship   When: Wednesday, June 23 at 10 a.m.     Where: The SRS Museum, 224 Lauren Street, SW, Aiken, South...

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