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.

Prospective Students

ImgThe 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.

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Current Students

Read detailed information about the degrees offered at the School of Meteorology, admission practices and other important policies related to the SoM programs.

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Student Spotlight

Student Img Kevin Haghi

Kevin Haghi is working on his Ph.D. in Meteorology. His research interests include atmospheric bores, waves, nocturnal convection, and nocturnal low-level jets. He studied abroad in France while attending the University of Kansas in 2003 and loves to snowboard. Kevin plays softball… Read More

Research

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.

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News

Spring 2015 OU/SPC Career Experience

SPRING 2015 OU/SPC CAREER EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) and the OU School of Meteorology (SoM) are pleased to announce an unpaid “for credit” internship program for the Spring 2015 semester. The objective of the program is to provide…


News Img Outstanding Junior for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 Outstanding Junior is Brett Borchardt.  Brett is majoring in Meteorology and has a 4.00 RET GPA.  He is from Naperville, IL.   Brett has also participated in a number of extracurricular activities, including OWL, the SoM Peer Mentoring Program, and SCAMS,…


News Img Outstanding Senior for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 Outstanding Senior is Jessica Tomaszewski.  Jessica is majoring in Meteorology and has a 3.85 RET GPA. She is from Crystal Lake, IL. Jessica has also participated in OWL, SCAMS, the Big Event and Weather Fest, and has worked Weather Decision…


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OWL Weather

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Events

Events Img 10/1/2014 - Doppler Depot is Now Online!

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Upcoming Seminar

Rapid-Update Radar Observations of Downbursts

Charles Kuster
OU School of Meteorology, , Today @ 2:00 pm in NWC Rm. 5600

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