Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Prof. Daniel Obrist is the Chair of the Department of Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at University of Massachusetts Lowell. Previously, he was a Research Professor at the Desert Research Institute in the Nevada University System in Reno, Nevada and a Graduate Faculty Member in Atmospheric Science, Hydrologic Science, and Environmental and Health Sciences. He is serving as a Scientific Advisor for State Agencies for large soil and watershed contamination and remediation cases. He is Editor of the journal Biogeosciences and was awarded the 2000 Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents “Rising Researcher Award.” His research combines atmospheric chemistry and surface-atmospheric exchange processes with terrestrial biogeochemistry to understand the fate of persistent pollutants in the biosphere.

Experience

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    Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences , University of Massachusetts Lowell