Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University

Lightning over the Eller O&M Building


Quinton Lawton '19

“This was probably the most impactful thing that I have ever done. I can say that I was able to improve a hurricane model.”

Quinton Lawton '19, Meteorology

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Faculty & Student Focus

Montana Etten-Bohm

Montana Etten-Bohm

The Atmospheric Sciences graduate student was recently awarded a Teaching-As-Research Fellowship from Texas A&M.

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Andrew Dessler

Andrew Dessler

Dr. Andrew Dessler, professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University and the holder of the Reta A. Haynes Chair in Geosciences, has been named an American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellow.

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Marquez in front of the EPA Headquarters. (Photo Courtesy of Lucero Marquez.)

Lucero Marquez ‘19

After Lucero Marquez ‘19, graduated from the Department of Atmospheric Sciences in May of 2019, she headed to Washington, D.C. and spent the summer interning with the Office of Water in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Four remarkable geoscientists were recognized Oct. 11 at the College of Geosciences’ annual awards gala.


Tim Logan sought out aerosol interactions with convective thunderstorms using CACE LIDAR.


John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M Regents Professor and Texas State Climatologist, discusses the record-breaking Texas temperatures of September 2019.


Meteorology graduate Lucero Marquez ’19 spent the summer working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


The iHESP lab seeks to develop a new advanced modeling framework for high-resolution multiscale Earth System predictions.


Jack Baldauf will serve as senior associate vice president for research at Texas A&M, and Ping Yang will serve as the College of Geosciences’ interim associate dean for research.