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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences administers two graduate fields — Atmospheric Science and Geological Sciences. Faculty members in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences also participate in several interdisciplinary graduate programs, such as Earth Energy Systems, Biogeochemistry, Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere, and the interdisciplinary graduate minor program in Sustainable Energy.

The Field of Atmospheric Science offers the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, while the Field of Geological Sciences offers the Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), the Master of Science (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The M.Eng. degree is a 30-credit professional degree program, designed to provide advanced training in the themes of Geohydrology, Remote Sensing, Hazards, Applied and Environmental Geophysics, and Ocean Science and Technology.





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