Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University

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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 Aggie Doppler Radar helps students and the National Weather Service track severe weather.

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Texas A&M Meteorology students recently completed a two-week long field experience studying severe weather, forecasting storms, and safely storm chasing.

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Texas A&M geoscientists are available to offer scientific analysis and expertise to media during the 2021 hurricane season.

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Using isotopes from Texas cave stalactites, scientists in Texas A&M’s College Of Geosciences studied thunderstorm changes in the Southern Great Plains.

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The College of Geosciences virtual graduation celebration was May 18, and commencement was held May 19 in Reed Arena.

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The meteorology senior reflects on all of the extraordinary opportunities she’s pursued while a student in Texas A&M’s College of Geosciences.