Degree Requirements

Atmospheric Science M.S. Degree Requirements

Required courses for the program include ATMO 710 Atmospheric Dynamics, ATMO 720 Atmospheric Modeling, and GEOG 716 Advanced Geostatistics. Electives include 3 credit hours in atmospheric science at the 700 level or above and 6 hours at the 500 level or above outside the geography department. A maximum of 6 hours of 500- and 600-level atmospheric science courses may be included in the program (excluding ATMO 505). The master’s thesis is a demonstration of a student’s ability to formulate an atmospheric science research problem, collect and analyze relevant data, synthesize appropriate literature, arrive at logical conclusions, and present the entire exercise in a public academic forum.

Details of the regulations on graduate study are included in the department’s Policies for Graduate Study in Atmospheric Science, available on the department's website. Please also see the Graduate Studies section of the online catalog.

Contact Info

Department of Geography

Lindley Hall
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Lawrence, KS 66045-7575
785-864-5143
785-864-5378
kugeog@ku.edu
http://www.geog.ku.edu/
Nathaniel Brunsell, Graduate Program Director
785-864-2021
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