Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics (614) Home

FEATURED STORY

FEATURED STORY

FEATURED STORY

See all Press Releases & Feature Stories »

Featured Video

Laboratory News

Earth Expeditions Blog: NASA’s Summer Storm Research Is Flying Into The Next Stage

08.08.2022
Summer thunderstorms like this may last just a few minutes, or for several hours. In their wake, the NASA Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere, or DCOTSS, operations room buzzes with activity. After a storm, the Kansas-based crew sends out a high-altitude plane loaded with instruments to take measurements and make observations.

Hunga Tonga Volcano Water Vapor Article

08.05.2022
Ryan Kramer (613/UMBC) and Susan Strahan (614/UMBC) provided comments to The Washington Post for an article about the climate impacts of stratospheric water vapor injection by the Hunga Tonga volcano entitled “Tonga volcano blasted unprecedented amount of water into atmosphere.”

Lab Members Support ARSET Training

05.06.2022
NASA ARSET just completed an intermediate/advanced, online training titled Using the UN Biodiversity Lab to Monitor the Pulse of the Planet. This five-part, trilingual training focused on using remote sensing and geospatial data within the NASA-supported UN Biodiversity Lab (UNBL) to take action on national conservation and sustainable development priorities. Melanie Follette-Cook (614/MSU), Brock Blevins (614/SSAI), Selwyn Hudson-Odoi (614/UMBC), David Barbato (614/UMBC), Sarah Cutshall (614/SSAI), and Jonathan O’Brien (614/SSAI) supported the training. In attendance were 958 participants from 121 countries and 23 US states with approximately 400 unique organizations represented.
More Laboratory News »

Overview

The Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory advances understanding of changes in the Earth’s radiation balance, air quality, and the ozone layer that result from changes in atmospheric composition. Using a combination of satellite data, atmospheric models, and in situ observations, the Laboratory strives to understand:
• the factors that control stratospheric ozone and trace gases that influence ozone,
• the natural processes and human activity that impact the composition of Earth's troposphere, and
• the impact of climate change on future concentrations of stratospheric ozone and tropospheric gases.

For further information, data, research, and other resources, see Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Projects.


Contact Us

James Gleason
301.614.5736
james.f.gleason@nasa.gov

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration