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Atmospheric Sciences (MS)

Degree or Minor: 
Graduate Degree
UA College: 
Science
Degree/Minor Description: 

Program/Degree

Atmospheric Sciences (MS) 

Program Description

The Master of Science degree is approximately a 2-year program, and includes both major coursework and research. All candidates must submit a thesis or manuscript which has been judged by the student's committee to be acceptable for publication in an appropriate scientific journal, and present the results in a formal departmental seminar or at a national or international scientific meeting.

The program is highly quantitative, it is required for applicants to have a strong background in physics and calculus.

Active research in the following areas:

  • Atmospheric Chemistry & Aerosols
  • Changes in Hydrologic Extremes Under a Warmer Climate
  • Climate & Global Change
  • COSMOS Soil Moisture Measurement
  • Improving Monsoon Predictability
  • Integrated Evaluations and Applications of the NASA MERRA Reanalysis Data
  • Land Processes in the NCAR CCSM
  • Land Processes in the NCEP Weather Forecasting Model
  • Lightning & Atmospheric Electricity
  • Radiation & Remote Sensing
  • Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones
  • Weather Analysis & Predictability

 

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences