Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University

Lightning over the Eller O&M Building


Our next seminar speaker:

 February 14: Jaideep Pathak - 

For the list of future Seminar Speakers click here
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


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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Texas A&M Arts and Sciences Atmospheric Sciences News Stories

Students and faculty who explored the southernmost tip of the planet in late fall returned with a renewed emphasis on environmental stewardship...Read More→

Recent research by Texas A&M atmospheric scientist Dr. Gunnar Schade and collaborators indicates high ozone values in the Permian Basin oil and gas production region — findings with particular relevance to public health...Read More→

The five earned selection as the top two freshmen and sophomores and top junior among the College of Arts and Sciences student body who display exceptional promise...Read More→

Tropical meteorologist Dr. Courtney Schumacher explains the impact that climate change continues to have on the formation and intensity of hurricanes this season on the heels of record-breaking summer temperatures...Read More→

Liu also was honored earlier this year as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contributions to aerosol and aerosol-cloud interaction research and related impacts on climate...Read More→

Roughly two dozen Aggies recently traveled to the Alps, exploring various locations in Munich, Germany, and Innsbruck, Austria, during a whirlwind 16 days of study, travel and cultural exchange as part of the Student Experiences Abroad in Meteorology program...Read More→