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

Investigating seasonal deposition of dust along arctic rivers

This study investigates the seasonal appearance of dark material along river beds in northern [...] Read more

Observational and modeling study of ice hydrometeor radar dual-wavelength ratios

This study demonstrates that in ice clouds and precipitation the difference between reflectivities [...] Read more

New data set supports international Year of Polar Prediction

As part of the Year of Polar Prediction, unmanned aircraft, tethered balloons, and additional [...] Read more

Upcoming Meetings

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

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

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