Donor-powered research solving critical environmental problems

Featured projects
November 22, 2019
DRI is a non-profit, which means that we rely on financial support from donors to make our projects possible. Thanks to individual contributions from community members, seed grants were awarded to eight teams of DRI researchers...

Research Divisions

Research Divisions Working to solve our most challenging environmental problems DRI’s research calls on the expertise and methods of scientists from multiple scientific disciplines. More than 600 highly-skilled scientists,...

Atmospheric Modeling Group

Atmospheric Modeling Group About Atmospheric Modeling at DRI  The DRI Atmospheric Modeling Group implements a full suite of numerical models of the atmosphere and climate including fine-scale computational fluid dynamics codes,...

Understanding Rain-on-Snow Events with Anne Heggli

Featured researchers
March 6, 2023

Rain-on-snow events are the focus of DRI’s Anne Heggli, who is studying ways to improve our ability to forecast and prepare for these potentially hazardous storms.

Meet DRI Atmospheric Modeler, John Mejia

Featured researchers

John Mejia, Ph.D., is an associate research professor of Atmospheric Modeling at DRI. He was recently awarded a Mid-Career Advancement Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his research on climate change impacts to urban communities, including urban heat islands and air pollution.