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

Global importance of secondary ice production

Measured ice crystal number concentrations are often orders of magnitude higher than the number [...] Read more

Impacts of secondary ice production on arctic mixed-phase clouds during M-PACE

Mixed-phase stratus clouds in the Arctic are long-lived and have a large impact on the surface [...] Read more

What drives daily precipitation over the central Amazon?

We offer an alternative presentation regarding how diurnal precipitation is modulated by [...] Read more

Recent Publications

Integrating continuous atmospheric boundary layer and tower-based flux measurements to advance understanding of land-atmosphere interactions


Observation of sub-3nm particles and new particle formation at an urban location in India


Suppressed Daytime Convection over the Amazon River


Upcoming Meetings

The 10th International Cloud Modeling Workshop

26 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021

Due to COVID-19, the International Cloud Modeling Workshop in Pune, India is rescheduled for July [...] Read more

Sixteenth Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists

29 Jul 2021 - 1 Aug 2021

Applications for ACCESS XVI, the Sixteenth Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior [...] Read more

Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Annual Meeting

1 Aug 2021 - 6 Aug 2021

AOGS plans to be virtual for its 18th annual meeting, which will be held from August 1 to 6. Read more