Researchers from DRI and UNLV teamed up with a Las Vegas community concerned about a neighboring asphalt plant to measure their air quality.
Brianda Hernandez Rosales examined the use of rainwater harvesting to support food sovereignty for the Hualapai Indian Reservation.
In this story, we highlight the work of DRI interns Phillips Nguyen and Alexius Jessup-Raju, two students from Truckee Meadows Community College, as they explore natural hazards and their impacts on house ownership and aquatic environments.
Braimah Apambire’s student interns studied water and sanitation improvement for Ghanaian communities during the fall 2022 semester.
Erick Bandala’s student interns studied ways to filter excess fluorides from drinking water during the fall 2022 semester.
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.
Growing numbers of Native American households in Nevada face plumbing poverty, water quality problems
A growing number of Native American households in Nevada have no access to indoor plumbing, a condition known as “plumbing poverty,” according to a new study.
In a new study in the International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, scientists explore the growing threat that extreme heat poses to workforce health in three of the hottest cities in North America – Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Phoenix.
Fourteen students from Nevada’s two-year colleges are building career skills in exciting new directions. The students are conducting hands-on research alongside DRI scientists in Reno and Las Vegas through DRI’s Research Immersion Internship Program.
New DRI projects for 2021 include microplastics, microfossils, snowmelt risk, and solute transportFEB 26, 2021RENO & LAS VEGAS, NEV.Introducing the winners of DRI's 2021 Institute Project Assignment (IPA) competition.Each year, the Desert Research Institute awards...