Organic Analytical Laboratory

Lab Description

DRI’s Organic Analytical Laboratory (OAL) is led by Dr. Andrey Khlystov and provides high quality, cost-effective collection and analysis of trace organic contaminants and hazardous pollutants in ambient air and other environmental samples (soil, water, etc.). The Laboratory also performs source characterization for volatile organics and organic particulates. DRI’s OAL provides a full range of sampling, laboratory analysis, data management, and quality assurance services including custom research methods development.

The Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and is staffed by world leaders in data collection and analysis. The laboratory also designs and fabricates air samplers to meet varying project needs using components time-tested for reliability, durability, and cleanliness.

Organic Analytical Laboratory


Andrey Khlystov, Ph.D.
Lab Director 


Desert Research Institute
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512


Atmospheric Sciences