News Img School of Meteorology Professor Xuguang Wang to give Keynote Talk in Beijing

School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Xuguang Wang has been invited to give a keynote talk at the 7th International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate change in Beijing, China. The title of her talk is GSI-based hybrid ensemble-variational data assimilation for global,… Read More

School of Meteorology Student Ben Toms Receives Honorable Mention at National Conference

The School of Meteorology Congratulates Benjamin Toms for Receiving an Honorable Mention on his poster at the 3rd Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences.

His poster was titled “Impacts of Climate Change on Wildfire Dispersion in the Intermountain West”, and was part of research… Read More

News Img School of Meteorology Professor Jeff Basara featured on NPR and MPR

School of Meteorology Professor Jeff Basara was featured on the Minnesota Public Radio Network, which was later broadcasted on National Public Radio.

The story talks about how places in Minnesota with more corn crops today than 150 years ago are experiencing… Read More

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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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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


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