DAS conducts research, development, and educational activities through a broad range of areas including meteorology, aerosol formation, atmospheric chemistry, visibility assessment, urban air quality and the transport of pollutants. By these means, DAS increases scientific knowledge, assists in solving environmental problems, contributes to economic development, and improves human health and welfare.
DAS receives research funding from a wide variety of federal, state, and local governmental agencies, as well as private industry, universities, and foundations. Typically, over 100 funding sources sponsor DAS research within a single year. Federal government agencies generally provide the majority of DAS funding; these include NSF, DOE, DOD, DOI, NOAA, NASA, and EPA.
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An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
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