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

Comparing antarctic and arctic stratiform mixed-phase clouds

Stratiform mixed-phase clouds—composed of a mixture of ice particles and liquid [...] Read more

Highly supercooled drizzle may be a common feature over Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

Drizzle redistributes water in the atmospheric column, and thereby influences cloud life cycle, [...] Read more

Investigating seasonal deposition of dust along arctic rivers

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

Upcoming Meetings

Improvement and Calibration of Clouds in Models

16 Jun 2020 - 19 Jun 2020

The goal of this workshop is to discuss and share the latest improvements of atmospheric [...] 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

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