We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Stories related to: Desert Research Institute

Ezra Romero / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Catch A Snowflake And Help Scientists Understand How Winter Storms Change The Sierra Nevada

December 20, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Scientists are partnering with kids to help catch snowflakes. Their goal? Working with students to study what crystals can tell us about snow, the weather and how climate change impacts our water supply.

Environment

Trump's Budget Would Cut Regional Climate Centers

June 13, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A wealth of weather and climate data and the jobs of the scientists who analyze it may be at risk under President Trump’s budget proposal.

Kevin Clifford / KC Photography Reno

Environment

Project Will Study How Drones Can Improve Wildfire Management

August 17, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The Desert Research Institute in Reno is studying how unmanned aircraft systems might improve wildfire safety.

Environment

Climate Experts Gather In Reno For U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

April 15, 2015 | Ky Plaskon

Climate experts from across the country are in Reno for the U.S. Drought Monitor Forum through Thursday. They're looking for public help to gather information about the drought.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Floating Weather Station Will Measure Water Evaporation

January 12, 2015 | Amy Quinton

There’s something high-tech and strange floating on Folsom Lake right now. Scientists have launched a weather station on a buoy. The station will provide much more than just weather information.

We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter