Reno-Sparks Heat Mapping Project Now Recruiting Volunteers

Reno-Sparks Heat Mapping Project Now Recruiting Volunteers

Scientists from the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the University of Nevada, Reno are recruiting volunteers to conduct a one-day campaign to map extreme heat across Washoe County on July 27. community volunteers will fan out across the county to collect thousands of temperature and humidity measurements from early morning through evening, taken over 3 one-hour periods.

Meet Bea Gordon, Ph.D.

Meet Bea Gordon, Ph.D.

Beatrice, who also goes by “Bea,” is an interdisciplinary hydrologist with a deeply embedded concern for water availability born from her childhood on a Wyoming ranch. She is focused on working with communities in rural Nevada to understand their needs for effective climate adaptation.