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DAS: Division of Atmospheric Sciences

DRI's Division of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) conducts fundamental and applied research into natural atmospheric processes and air quality issues of regional, national, and planetary interest... more »

 

Research Science Themes

Browse DAS projects by scientific theme.
Air Quality
Atmospheric Physics
Energy Technology
Climate Variability and Change
Atmospheric Chemical Analysis
Dust in the Environment
Extreme Weather Phenomenon
Appl. Meteorology/Climatology
 

Research Programs

Learn more about the scientific programs and research topics that DAS scientists are working on.
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Student Programs

DAS faculty offer courses for graduate and undergrads at the University of Nevada, Reno in both the Atmospheric Sciences and Physics Departments.
Atmospheric Sciences Dept.
Physics Dept.
 

Labs and Capabilities

DAS offers several world class experimental testing facilities as well as design, sampling, monitoring, analytical, and data interpretation services.
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Air
Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)
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Air quality and atmospheric research including meteorology, visibility and pollutant transport.
NEWS • LABS & CAPABILITIES


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.
CURRENT OBSERVATIONS


Diversity at DRI
An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
Diversity at DRI
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.
NEWS • WHAT WE DO


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
Center of ExcellenceCombining NSHE water expertise and IBM’s advanced technologies to grow tomorrow's workforce.