School of Meteorology Professor Elinor Martin wins Dean’s Award for excellence in teaching

The School of Meteorology would like to congratulate Dr. Elinor Martin for winning the Dean’s award for excellence in teaching from the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences!

Dr. Martin is the first recipient of this award, and we are proud… Read More

News Img 3 AMS Presidents come together to celebrate AGS birthday

Recently, the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences celebrated the 10th anniversary of its founding and 3 AMS Presidents come together to celebrate it. Dr. James F. (Jeff) Kimpel and Dr. Elbert W. (Joe) Friday served as President of the American Meteorological… Read More

News Img School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Jason Furtado Featured in Associated Press Article

School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Jason Furtado was featured in an article that was published by the Associated Press, called “Earth’s 16-month record heat streak ends but warming remains”. You can read the article at:

Furtado, who was trained… Read More

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Faculty Search

The University of Oklahoma’s School of Meteorology is seeking to build on its expertise and international leadership in weather research and invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels to begin in the academic year 2017-2018.

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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

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