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

Understanding how model setup affects representations of atmospheric properties

Many efforts to improve scientific understanding of the convective boundary-layer structure rely [...] Read more

Chemical imaging of biomass burning particles

This work investigates particle heterogeneity and mixing states based on chemical imaging (CI) [...] Read more

Chemical characterization of brown carbon deposits in snowpack

Chemical composition of individual brown carbon (BrC) chromophores in snowpack samples was [...] Read more

Recent Publications

Fine scale variability in Green Vegetation Fraction Over the Southern Great Plains using Sentinel-2 satellite: A case study

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Evaluating Tropical Precipitation Relations in CMIP6 Models with ARM data

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Upcoming Meetings

AMS Collective Madison Meeting

8 August 2022 - 12 August 2022

The American Meteorological Society’s Collective Madison Meeting, featuring the 16th Conference [...] Read more

Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) Final Summit

29 August 2022 - 1 September 2022

The Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) is the flagship activity of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project, [...] Read more

iCACGP-IGAC Joint International Atmospheric Chemistry Conference

10 September 2022 - 15 September 2022

Sponsored by the International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (iCACGP), [...] Read more