Mr. David Simeral

( Desert Research Institute )


(775) 674-7132
  • Institution:Desert Research Institute
  • Departments: Division Of Atmospheric Sciences, Western Regional Climate Center
  • Research Fields: Drought, Climatology, Physical Geography, Mountain Meteorology, Climate Monitoring, Field Research
  • Disciplines: Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology, Geography, Meteorology, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences


I have some college-level teaching experience at TMCC as well as having interns on funded projects. I have been an associate research scientist in climatology at DRI for 20 years.


David has been with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC) since 2003 as an Associate Research Scientist in Climatology. His professional interests cover a broad spectrum within the fields of climatology, meteorology, and physical geography including expertise in drought, mountain climatology, mountain geography, field-related campaigns collecting weather and climate data, instrumentation, Geographic Information Systems, and communicating scientific information to decision makers, stakeholders, media, and the public.

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Mr. David Simeral
Snow science fieldwork - Snowy Range, WY
Climate monitoring fieldwork - American Samoa
Climate monitoring fieldwork - Hawaii Volcanoes NP