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We offer two undergraduate majors:

The Atmospheric Sciences major, which emphasizes the scientific study of the behavior of weather and climate, and applications to the important practical problems of weather forecasting and climate prediction, is available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

The Science of Earth Systems major, which integrates geological, atmospheric, oceanic, and biogeochemical knowledge, is available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Engineering.

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Nate Williams

"I actually started analyzing satellite imagery a couple of weeks after arriving on campus." read more

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"Tsunamis used to be called tidal waves because they look like a tide wave coming in or going out very fast. But they are not related to tides. Tsunamis are caused by a sudden and significant vertical displacement of water from an underwater earthquake or landslide. Not all underwater earthquakes or landslides cause tsunamis and not all tsunamis are devastating." - Louise McGarry, Ph.D. graduate, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography. Read More