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

ATDD’s Mission/Vision Statement


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Grad student taking soils measurements

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NOAA Scientists and Engineers Conduct sUAS Test in Florida

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