Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University

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Coming Fall 2022

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is becoming part of the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2022.

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Events

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

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Ariana Castillo ’19

Graduating meteorology senior Ariana Castillo ’19 worked as a NASA intern for two consecutive summers while completing her degree.

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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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News

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The research team will study per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in outdoor air.

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Developed by faculty and staff in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and College of Geosciences, the Weather Data Interface and High-Definition Weather platforms provide free access to useful weather forecasting data for meteorologists.

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Co-authored by Texas A&M scientists, new research on atmospheric conditions in India in 2020 shows how levels of black carbon and dust are related to climate and monsoons.

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The research will answer key questions about the physicochemical properties of aerosol particles, and aerosol-cloud interactions.

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Both awards recognize extraordinary scientific contributions.