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Meet Steve Bacon, M.S.

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Bacon OwensLake sqLearn about Steve Bacon, M.S., an associate research scientist of geomorphology with the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Reno and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nevada, Reno. Steve specializes in geology, paleoclimate, and landscape evolution, and has been a member of the DRI community since 2005.

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Meet Ken McGwire, Ph.D.

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Learn about Ken McGwire, Ph.D., an associate research professor of geography with the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Reno. He specializes in environmental mapping, monitoring and modeling using satellite imagery and geographic information systems (GIS), software for viewing and analyzing geographical data.

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Meet Rosemary Carroll, Ph.D.

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Rosemary Carroll stream gauge squareRosemary Carroll, Ph.D, is an associate research professor in DRI’s Division of Hydrologic Sciences. She has been a member of the DRI community since 2000 when she was hired as a research hydrologist. Rosemary works remotely from Crested Butte, Colorado, where she studies mountain hydrology. 

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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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