The Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division (ATDD) is one of several field divisions of NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory, headquartered in College Park, MD.
ATDD’s research is focused on air quality, climate, and dispersion-related research directed toward issues of national and global importance.


ATDD Research Facility

ATDD Research Facility

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ATDD techs prep weather balloon

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Tornado over Black Mountain North Carolina

VORTEX-SE 2017 Field Campaign Begins

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