The U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric System Research program advances process-level understanding of the key interactions among aerosols, clouds, precipitation, radiation, dynamics, and thermodynamics, with the ultimate goal of reducing the uncertainty in global and regional climate simulations and projections.

Research Highlights

Snow reconciles observed and simulated phase partitioning and increases cloud feedback

The strength of the response of extratropical clouds to climate change (cloud feedback) is [...] Read more

A field campaign for improving understanding of climate-critical cloud processes

Taking advantage of a storm hotspot in central Argentina, the seven-month-long Cloud, Aerosol, [...] Read more

Recent Publications

Simulation-aided characterization of a versatile water-based condensation particle counter for atmospheric airborne research


Quantifying physical parameterization uncertainties associated with land-atmosphere interactions in the WRF model over Amazon


Transport and chemistry of isoprene and its oxidation products in deep convective clouds


Upcoming Meetings

2021 AGU Fall Meeting

13 Dec 2021 - 17 Dec 2021

This year, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting is scheduled from December 13 to 17, [...] Read more

2022 AMS Annual Meeting

23 Jan 2022 - 27 Jan 2022

AMS will take place in Houston from January 23 to 27, 2022. Read more

EMSL User Facility Aerosol Characterization Webinar

26 Jan 2022 - 26 Jan 2022

DOE’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) is accepting registration for its [...] Read more