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

Aerosol-cloud interactions in the eastern North Atlantic

Water vapor condenses to form cloud droplets on aerosols, small particles or droplets suspended [...] Read more

62°S witnesses the transition of boundary-layer marine CCN and INPs

Over the pristine Southern Ocean (50°S–68°S, 63°E–150°E), data acquired during the [...] Read more

Chemical properties and single-particle mixing state of soot aerosol in Houston during TRACER

Our comprehensive measurements of black carbon (BC)-containing aerosols, conducted during the [...] Read more

Upcoming Meetings

ARM Open Science Summer School

19 May 2024 - 24 May 2024

The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility will host an open science-focused summer [...] Read more

Aerosol, Cloud, Precipitation, and Climate Workshop

20 May 2024 - 22 May 2024

The 2024 Aerosol, Cloud, Precipitation, and Climate (ACPC) Workshop workshop will be held on May 20 [...] Read more

CoURAGE Science Team Meeting

6 June 2024 - 6 June 2024

The first Coast-Urban-Rural Atmospheric Gradient Experiment (CoURAGE) science team meeting will [...] Read more