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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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Meet Henry Sun, Ph.D.

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Sun1 squareHenry Sun, Ph.D., is an associate research professor of microbiology with the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas. Henry specializes in the study of microscopic organisms that live in extreme environments, often using specimens from here on earth to learn about possibilities for life on Mars. He is originally from China, and has a bachelor's degree in botany...

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Meet Nina Oakley, Ph.D.

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Oakley squareNina Oakley, Ph. D., is an assistant research professor in the Division of Atmospheric Sciences at the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Reno, NV, and a regional climatologist with the Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC). Nina specializes in the study of atmospheric conditions that lead to extreme landscape events such as debris flows, landslides, flooding, and avalanches. She is originally from California...

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