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U.S. Army
Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

Thermal & Mountain Medicine Division


The Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division conducts research to sustain and enhance Warfighter performance and minimize medical risk associated with military operations at environmental extremes, including hot, cold, high-terrestrial altitude and multifactorial environments. TMMD research supports military materiel developers of clothing, equipment and food.

Research Areas

Heat Stress

Cold Stress

High Altitude


Multifactorial Environments

Last Modified Date: 7/10/2023