Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Laboratory for Atmospheric Research

About LAR

The Laboratory for Atmospheric Research (LAR) is a multidisciplinary group focused on air quality graduate education and research. The LAR emphasizes research related to Biosphere/Atmosphere Interactions and Regional Air Quality Measurements and Modeling. Specific areas of research include Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds (BVOC) in the Atmosphere, Regional Air Quality Modeling, Regional Particulate Matter (PM), Space-Based Air Pollution Measurements, Emissions of Global Greenhouse Gases, and Pollutant Transport & Dispersion. Research projects are conducted in these areas at locations extending from the Pacific Northwest across the U.S. and around the globe.

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Civil & Environmental Engineering, PO Box 642910, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-2910, 509-335-2576