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News Img School of Meteorology Professor Alan Shapiro awarded grant from NSF

The School of Meteorology congratulates Professor Alan Shapiro for receiving a grant form the National Science Foundation for his proposal “Improving vertical velocity retrievals from Doppler radar observations of convection”

The proposal to the National Science Foundation was just awarded to be… Read More


News Img School of Meteorology Congratulates Professor William Beasley on his Retirement

The School of Meteorology congratulates Professor William Beasley on his retirement!

Dr. Beasley started at OU as CAPS deputy director in 1989, served as Director of the SoM from 1991-1996, and was a professor in the school until his retirement.

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News Img School of Meteorology Congratulates Professor Jerry Straka on his Retirement

The School of Meteorology Congratulates Professor Jerry Straka on his retirement!

Professor Straka has been with the School of Meteorology for 26 years. He joined the School of Meteorology Family on August 16, 1990.

He taught many different courses here,… Read More


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Research

The School of Meteorology is most well known for national leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar studies. We are much more than severe weather research at SoM, covering such research areas as boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, cloud physics, dynamics, and even polar studies.

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Prospective Students

ImgThe School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma is the largest such program in the nation, with more than 300 undergraduate and 110 graduate students. It is ranked in the top ten of all atmospheric sciences graduate programs in the nation by the Chronicles of Higher Education.

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Current Students

Read detailed information about the degrees offered at the School of Meteorology, admission practices and other important policies related to the SoM programs.

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Student Spotlight

Student Img David J. Shellberg Scholarship & Barry Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education Recepient

Meteorology major Benjamin Toms, Class of 2016, is the winner of this year’s David James Shellberg Scholarship for his paper “Development of a Black Ice Prediction Model for Emergency Preparedness and Response.”   This $500 scholarship is presented each year to a student… Read More

Events

Upcoming Seminars

Upper tropospheric and lower stratosphere water vapor observations from satellite, balloon and aircraft: what have we learned over the past 70 years?

Dr. Karen Rosenlof
, Leader, Chemistry and Climate Processes Group
NOAA ESRL, Boulder, Tue, Sep 06th, 2016 @ 4:00 pm in NWC Rm. 1313

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