Welcome to the website for the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. The School is most well known for international leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar research. However, our expertise also includes atmospheric chemistry, monsoon circulations, polar studies, boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, dynamics and cloud physics. Our co-location in the National Weather Center with various federal and state partners along with nearby private sector firms allows our students to gain valuable experience and a broad prospective on the state of the atmospheric sciences.

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

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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News

Introducing our Study Abroad Correspondent, Kaylee Nix!

The School of Meteorology has a new featured correspondent! Ms Kaylee Nix will be chronicling her journey from sophomore year information sessions to studying abroad in Spring 2017. Check out her blog here: http://adventuresabroad.som.ou.edu/index.php/2016/04/22/welcome-to-adventures-abroad/ Kaylee’s blog will be a great way for… Read More


New PHI BETA KAPPA Inductees!

We’re proud to announce our three new Phi Beta Kappa Society inductees, David Harrison, Rachel Frazier, and Brett Borchardt! Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most presitgious honor society in the nation, founded in 1776. PBK celebrates excellence in the liberal… Read More


Welcome New Social Media Assistants

Say hello to our new Social Media Assistants! Jordan Overton and Erica Lopez will be helping to highlight some of the amazing things that are going on here in the School of Meteorology. They will be sharing stories about the amazing students,… Read More


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Events

Upcoming Seminar

On the case- and scale-dependence of the predictability of precipitation patterns by a storm-scale ensemble forecasting system

Madalina Surcel, McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Tue, May 03rd, 2016 @ 4:00 pm in NWC Rm. 1313

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