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Scientists at the Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) conduct research to gain new insights into atmospheric dispersion, atmospheric chemistry, climate change, and the complex behavior of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface, called the atmospheric boundary layer.

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Laboratory Highlight

HYSPLIT paper published in the December Issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

ARL scientists Ariel Stein, Roland Draxler, Glenn Rolph, Barbara Stunder, Mark Cohen, and Fantine Ngan published a paper on the NOAA HYSPLIT system in the December issue of BAMS.


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