CLAD - Critical Loads of Atmospheric Deposition Science Committee

CLAD meets twice yearly at the spring and fall NADP meetings, and welcomes all NADP participants and interested parties. The goals of CLAD are to:

  • Facilitate technical information sharing on critical loads topics within a broad multi-agency/entity audience;
  • Fill gaps in critical loads development in the US;
  • Provide consistency in development and use of critical loads in the US;
  • Promote understanding of critical loads approaches through development of outreach and communications materials.

For more information about critical loads and CLAD, refer to the follow information and summary documents:

Critical Loads - Evaluating the Effects of Airborne Pollutants on Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems

CLAD Critical Load Definitions

CLAD Presentation

CLAD Accomplishments

2016 National Critical Load Database Critical Load Map Summary

CLAD Structure, Positions and Responsibilities