The department of Atmospheric Science is top-rated and focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Atmospheric Science
Areas of Study
- Aerosol science
- Air quality
- Atmospheric chemistry
- Atmospheric radiation
- Atmospheric transport processes
- Climate change
- Climate dynamics
- Climate futures and sustainability
- Climate and societal dynamics
- Cloud dynamics
- Cloud and precipitation physics
- Cumulus convection and cloud dynamics
- General circulation modeling
- Global scale circulations
- Global and regional climatology
- Mesoscale meteorology
- Mesoscale modeling
- Physical oceanography
- Radar meteorology
- Radiation theory
- Remote sensing
- Satellite meteorology
- Theoretical and dynamic meteorology
- Tropical meteorology and tropical cyclone
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