Successful Citizen Science Weather Tracking Effort Goes National, Receives Three Additional Years of Funding From NASA
Researchers from Lynker, DRI, and UNR are partnering with community observers to track winter storms activity through Mountain Rain or Snow. Continue Reading Successful Citizen Science Weather Tracking Effort Goes National, Receives Three Additional Years of Funding From NASA
New research examines the potential impacts of climate change on water quality in tropical reservoirs
In a new study, scientists including DRI’s Erick Bandala, Ph.D., address how a warming climate alter water quality in tropical reservoirs. Continue Reading New research examines the potential impacts of climate change on water quality in tropical reservoirs
Scientists have sought to understand the conditions that led to the Great Barrier Reef’s formation. A new study claims to have the answer. Continue Reading Scientists Uncover Conditions Key to Formation of the Great Barrier Reef
Research Professor Jim Hudson, Ph.D., DRI’s longest-serving employee, recently retired from DRI after 51 years studying cloud physics. Continue Reading Jim Hudson: Celebrating a Career in Cloud Physics
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