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Meet Kristin VanderMolen, Ph.D.

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Kristin VanderMolenKristin is an assistant research professor and social scientist. Right now, she is studying how warnings about extreme heat and heat waves are received and acted upon by vulnerable populations in southern California and northwestern Mexico. Learn more about her work in this profile.

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Meet Josh Sackett, Ph.D.

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Josh Sackett in the Environmental Microbial Lab April 2019Joshua Sackett, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher with the Division of Hydrologic Sciences at DRI's campus in Las Vegas. Josh specializes in the study of microbes that inhabit Earth’s deep subsurface environments. Learn more about his research in this Behind the Science profile.

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Meet John Watson, Ph.D.

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John Watson, Ph.D., is a research professor of air quality science with the Division of Atmospheric Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Reno. John specializes in air quality measurements, source apportionment (tracing pollutants to their sources), and adverse effects of air pollutants... 

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Meet Jim Hudson, Ph.D.

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Jim Hudson, Ph.D., is a research professor of physics with the Division of Atmospheric Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Reno. Jim specializes in cloud physics, and has worked throughout his career to gather and analyze field measurements of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) from around the world...

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Meet Erick Bandala, Ph.D.

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Erick Bandala, Ph.D., is an assistant research professor of environmental science with the Division of Hydrologic Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas. Erick specializes in research related to water quality and water treatment, including the use of nanomaterials in developing new water treatment technologies...

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DRI at AGU 2018

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Zhiqiang Fan presents at NWRA Fall 2018 Meeting

Fifty-five faculty and graduate student researchers are representing DRI on papers and posters at the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC on December 10th-14th. This annual conference brings together some 25,000 researchers in the earth and space sciences from around the world. Browse this list of all speakers and first authors from DRI.

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Q & A with AGU Presenter Christine Albano

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Christine Albano squareGraduate student Christine Albano is one of 55 scientists representing DRI at the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC this December. She has worked at DRI as a graduate research assistant since 2016 and is pursuing her Ph.D. in hydrology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Learn more about Christine's work in this Q&A.

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