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Student Guide to Careers in Atmospheric Science

Graduate Program.  We offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees through the Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science.  All our Ph.D. students are fully funded.

Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Program.  We offer B.S. degrees as a Meteorology major in the Department of Environmental SciencesSchool of Environmental and Biological Sciences (formerly Cook College).

Undergraduate Admissions

Scholarship Opportunities

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WeatherWatcher, the student forecasting and television broadcasting service

Meteorology Club, 2002-2003 American Meteorological Society Student Chapter of the Year.  Click here for picture of award.

Rutgers Weather Center, including current conditions, forecasts, radar image, and satellite pictures

Rutgers Photochemical Assessment Monitoring (PAM) Site

Local Radar Loop, from the National Weather Service

New York City Metropolitan Area Meteorology and Air Pollution Web Sites

Rutgers organizations related to atmospheric science:

Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist

Rutgers Climate Institute

New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center

Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Center for Environmental Prediction

Department of Environmental Sciences

Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute

Rutgers is a member of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), which provides a number of useful services and features:

Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology Education & Training (COMET)

Meteorology Education & Training (MetEd), with a number of interactive training modules

Earth System Grid – to allow access to and Google-like browsing of NCAR GCM output

The National Science Digital Library (NDSL)

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)


National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL)  GFDL seminars

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)  GISS seminars

American Geophysical Union

American Meteorological Society