Barbara Zielinska

Dr. Barbara Zielinska: Professional Qualifications/CV

Dr. Barbara Zielinska
Dr. Barbara Zielinska

Title: Research Professor
Affiliation: Division of Atmospheric Sciences
Location: DRI Reno
Email: Barbara.Zielinska@dri.edu
Phone: 775.674.7066
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Keywords: organic analytical laboratory, organic compound analysis, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, semi-volatile organic compounds, organic aerosol, secondary organic aerosol, hazardous air pollutants, air pollution sources 

 

Professional Interests

Dr. Zielinska's primary areas of interest include collection and analysis of trace atmospheric organic species present in both the gas and particle phases; development of analytical methods for identifying biologically active compounds in primary and secondary particulate organic matter; kinetics and products of gas-phase reactions of organics; measurement methods for volatile and semi-volatile compounds in ambient air; ozone precursors; particle-associated and volatile organic compound emissions from various sources, including diesel- and gasoline-powered vehicles, wood combustion and meat cooking. At DRI, she is the director of the Organic Analytical Laboratory (OAL).

Research Areas

  • Ambient Air and Source Sampling
  • Chemical and Physical Analysis
 

Air
Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)
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Air quality and atmospheric research including meteorology, visibility and pollutant transport.
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Western Regional Climate Center
Climate Information and Data Services
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Providing jointly developed products, services and capabilities that enhance the delivery of public climate info.
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Diversity at DRI
An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
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Offering a supportive and diverse environment for our students, faculty/staff and visitors.
 

Land and Life
Earth and Ecosystems Sciences (DEES)
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Research into changing landscapes including the soils, plants, animals and humans that affect them.
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GreenPower Program
K-12 Outreach and Education
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Supporting Nevada educators in science-based, environmental education with free tools, resources, and training.
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Renewable Energy at DRI
Discovering New Energy Production Methods
dri-renewable-energyExpanding renewable energy research throughout Nevada and around the U.S.

Water
Hydrologic Sciences (DHS)
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Study of the natural and human factors that influence the availability and quality of water resources.
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DRI Nevada Medal Event
2014 Medalist - Dr. Albert "Yu-Min" Lin
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Proudly honoring outstanding achievement in science and engineering with gala events in Reno and Las Vegas.


Nevada Center of Excellence
Supporting Nevada's Economic Development
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