Desert Research Institute

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The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is the nonprofit research campus of the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN), the organization that oversees all publicly-supported higher education in the US state of Nevada. At DRI, approximately 440 research faculty and support staff engage in more than $27 million in environmental research each year.

DRI's environmental research programs are divided into three core divisions (Atmospheric Sciences, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, and Hydrologic Sciences) and two interdisciplinary centers (Center for Arid Lands Environmental Management and the Center for Watersheds and Environmental Sustainability).

Main Research Campuses

  • Southern Nevada Science Park, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Dandini Research Park, Reno, Nevada

Subsidiary Campuses

  • Boulder City, Nevada
  • Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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