DEES News

DEES news and research highlights are available below.

Citizen science model proposed to fill fundamental ocean data gap

9-9-14-ocean-crowdsourcingA pioneering approach published today in PLOS Biology challenges conventional research methods and proposes a global effort to engage and empower citizen scientists to gather basic ocean data aboard small vessels on the most common sailing routes. Read more...

Dr. Duane Moser honored with the Devil’s Hole Pupfish Award

Dr. Duane Moser, Environmental Microbiologist at the Desert Research Institute was awarded the 2013 Devil’s Hole Pupfish Award in May 2013 for his service to the Death Valley region and preservation of the Devils Hole Pupfish.  Read full press release...

Microbiologist at the Desert Research Institute makes his mark in Death Valley

053013-dmoser-pupfishDr. Duane Moser, Environmental Microbiologist explores the habitat of the rare Devils Hole Pupfish, a species believed to be somewhere between 10,000 to 20,000 years old.

Nevada climate, environmental data network to inform research, community

Higher Ed institutions collaborate for real-time monitoring of climate and hazards

Kathryn Bywaters, Jan. 2013 Featured DRI Graduate Student

kathryn-bywaters-jan-grad-student-featureMeet Kathryn Bywaters, an Environmental Science student working on her Ph.D. Her current work focuses on utilizing microalgae and cyanobacteria consortia as a potential source for biofuel production. Read more...

 

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