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

Habit-dependent vapor growth modulates the macrophysical occurrence of arctic supercooled clouds

Analysis of long-term data collected at Utqiaġvik, Alaska to explore the impacts of cloud [...] Read more

Aerosol direct radiative effects at the ARM SGP and TWP sites: Clear skies

The objective of this project is to examine and quantify aerosol direct radiative effects (DREs) [...] Read more

Investigation of turbulent entrainment mixing with high-resolution digital holography

Turbulent entrainment-mixing processes have been proposed to explain outstanding cloud physics [...] Read more

Upcoming Meetings

ARM/ASR 2021 Virtual Joint Meeting

21 Jun 2021 - 24 Jun 2021

The Joint Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) User Facility/Atmospheric System Research (ASR) [...] Read more

Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science (TAI4ES) Summer School

21 Jun 2021 - 24 Jun 2021

Held virtually July 26 to 30, the TAI4ES Summer School will focus on developing trustworthy AI for [...] Read more

Joint Effort for Data Assimilation Integration (JEDI) Academy

21 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021

The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) will hold its sixth biannual JEDI Academy [...] Read more