Welcome to the website for the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. The School is most well known for international leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar research. However, our expertise also includes atmospheric chemistry, monsoon circulations, polar studies, boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, dynamics and cloud physics. Our co-location in the National Weather Center with various federal and state partners along with nearby private sector firms allows our students to gain valuable experience and a broad prospective on the state of the atmospheric sciences.
The School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma is the largest such program in the nation, with more than 300 undergraduate and 110 graduate students. It is ranked in the top ten of all atmospheric sciences graduate programs in the nation by the Chronicles of Higher Education.
Read detailed information about the degrees offered at the School of Meteorology, admission practices and other important policies related to the SoM programs.
David J. Shellberg Scholarship & Barry Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education Recepient
Meteorology major Benjamin Toms, Class of 2016, is the winner of this year’s David James Shellberg Scholarship for his paper “Development of a Black Ice Prediction Model for Emergency Preparedness and Response.” This $500 scholarship is presented each year to a student… Read More
The School of Meteorology is most well known for national leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar studies. We are much more than severe weather research at SoM, covering such research areas as boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, cloud physics, dynamics, and even polar studies.
Congratulations Lance Leslie and Mike Richman
Congratulations Lance Leslie and Mike Richman on your paper co-authored by Hamish A. Ramsay titled Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Predictions Using Optimized Combinations of ENSO Regions: Application to the Coral Sea Basin reaching #1 in J Climate and #3 in all AMS Journals!… Read More
Congratulations to the 2014-2015 SoM Student Award Winners!
Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award – METR Senior w/ Best Overall GPA – Benjamin Toms
Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award – METR Junior w/ Best Overall GPA – Brett Borchardt, Rachel Frazier, Andrew Moore, Rachel Norris
Faculty Recognition for… Read More
Congratulations to Brandon Centeno & Clarise Dyson - 2015-2017 Hollings Scholarship Recipients!
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA… Read More
Paul Flanagan, , Wed, Aug 05th, 2015 @ 10:00 am in NWC Rm. 5930