Atmospheric Science News

DRI Scientist Doug Lowenthal featured in International Innovation

121312-doug-lowenthal-highlightNearly two decades of research on the interactions among aerosols, clouds, and precipitation demonstrate additional effects of air pollution on climate. Professor Doug Lowenthal discusses his research in the Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosols project and the importance of including the complex interactions of cloud processes in climate models. Download article...

Hallar Named Regents' Rising Researcher

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents presented Gannet Hallar, Ph.D. of the Desert Research Institute (DRI) with the 2012 Rising Researcher Award in acknowledgment of her contributions to the field of atmospheric science and her potential for future accomplishments.  

Desert Research Institute Scientist Wins Top Honor in China

Dr. Judith Chow receives Sanqin Friendship Award

Dr. Judith Chow of the Desert Research Institute received the 2011 Sanqin Friendship Award, one of the highest recognitions by the Chinese government, for her scientific contributions to the Shaanxi Province.