Career opportunities for Aggie Meteorologists are sky high! The Department of Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Geosciences is one of the largest meteorology programs in the nation and the only comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in Texas. Atmospheric science is the study of weather analysis and predictability, climate and global change, the circulation of the atmosphere relating to weather systems and their impact on the Earth, air quality, and other atmospheric processes that affect us. Discovery and understanding in Atmospheric Sciences is critical to our resiliency, and preparedness so that we may meet the most pressing challenges of our atmosphere-dependent systems.
Longtime faculty member gives back to the College of Geosciences.Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Brooks, professor of atmospheric sciences, on being selected to the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows.Read more
Although there have been several outbreaks in recent weeks, the overall number of tornadoes in the United States in 2016 was below average and it was one of the quietest years since modern record keeping began in 1954. The reason is likely that a strong El Niño occurred in the first half of the year, says a Texas A&M University severe storms expert, but conditions could soon revert back to normal.Read more