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

E3SM parameterization of aged absorbing biomass burning evaluated using ARM and ASR observations

The paper validated and optimized simple parameterizations of aged absorbing aerosols from [...] Read more

Near-unity mass accommodation coefficients for low/semi-volatile organic gases into diverse aerosols

Accommodation coefficients (α, the probability of a gas molecule sticking to a particle [...] Read more

Upcoming Meetings

2019 AGU Fall Meeting

9 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019

The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest international earth and space science meeting in the world. [...] Read more

2020 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting

12 Jan 2020 - 16 Jan 2020

Sessions for the 100th  AMS Annual Meeting are being announced. If you will be leading a session [...] Read more

AAAS 2020 Annual Meeting

13 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020

Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth:  “The scientific endeavor has been at the forefront in [...] Read more