Main Page Upcoming Events
Mar 12 - 3:58pm
AOSC Seminar by Drs. Lesley Ott and Tom Oda

Mar 24 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Amy Solomon
University of Maryland

Mar 26 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Johan Schijf
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
"The role of strong organic ligands in the marine biogeochemistry of trace metals"

Mar 31 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Ni Dai
University of Maryland
"ENSO in CMIP5 Models"

Apr 2 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Twila Moon
University of Colorado, Boulder

Apr 7 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by David New
University of Maryland

Apr 9 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Ning Zeng
University of Maryland
"Making SENSE of our environment: monitoring urban air pollution, weather and greenhouse gases with smart sensor network"

Apr 14 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Will Miller
University of Maryland

Apr 16 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Jeffrey Halverson
University of MD, Baltimore County
"Forecasting Severe Weather for The Capital Weather Gang"

Apr 21 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Yunyao Li
University of Maryland

Apr 23 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Brian Ancell
Texas Tech University

Apr 28 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by David Groff
University of Maryland
"A Conditional Study of Forecast Sensitivity to Observations"

Apr 30 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by TBD

May 5 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Laura Dunlap
University of Maryland

May 7 - 3:30pm
AOSC Seminar by AOSC Students
University of Maryland

May 8 - 12:00pm
AOSC Brown Bag by Ms. Christina Liaskos
"Preparation of monoterpene standards in support of global atmospheric measurements"

May 12 - 3:30pm
Student Seminar by Eric Hughes
University of Maryland

Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. The Department, part of the Earth Sciences Program that includes the collocated Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and climate earth sciences.

The department's research strengths are reinforced by strong collaborations leading to joint research topics with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland Departments of the Environment and of Natural Resources, the National Centers for Environmental Prediction of the National Weather Service, the NOAA Satellite and Air Research Laboratories, all of which are located near the campus.

James Carton, Professor and Chairman

Faculty Spotlight
Professor Zhanqing Li receives two honors from American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Dr. Li was recently elected to be a fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and will receive the Yoram J. Kaufman Award, both at the AGU's Fall Meeting in San Francisco in December this year. His election to the fellowship is cited "for (his) outstanding achievement in remote sensing of radiation, cloud, aerosol, and precipitation properties and application to today's climate problems". ...more...

Posted on January 7, 2015
AOSC Graduate Student receives award

Daniel Anderson receives the AGU Outstanding Paper award at the Fall 2014 AGU meeting.

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