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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Texas A&M Geosciences Interim Associate Dean for Research and atmospheric scientist Dr. Ping Yang will receive the 2019 honor from AAAS for his extraordinary achievements.


The NASA disdrometer will be used to investigate rainfall in the region.


Officially opened Nov. 14, the state-of-the-art Trimble Technology Lab was made possible by a significant gift from Trimble to the College of Geosciences.


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.