Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences (Minor)

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Plan Requirements

Master of Science Requirements

Required Courses9
Select nine hours of coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours9

Doctoral Requirements

Required Courses12
Select twelve hours of coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours12

Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences Courses

MEA 507Discipline-based Education Research in the Geosciences3
MEA 510Air Pollution Meteorology3
MEA 511Introduction to Meteorological Remote Sensing3
MEA 514Advanced Physical Meteorology3
MEA 515Climate Dynamics3
MEA 517Fundamentals of Climate Change Science3
MEA 518Adaptation to Climate Change3
MEA 519Barriers to Climate Change Literacy3
MEA 525Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry3
MEA 540Principles of Physical Oceanography3
MEA 549Principles of Biological Oceanography3
MEA 553Estuarine Biogeochemistry3
MEA 554Marine Physical-Biological Interactions3
MEA 562Marine Sediment Transport3
MEA 568Aquatic Microbiology3
MEA 570Geological Oceanography3
MEA 573Principles of Chemical Oceanography3
MEA 574Advanced Igneous Petrology3
MEA 577Electron Microprobe Analysis of Geologic Material2
MEA 579Principles of Air Quality Engineering3
MEA 580Air Quality Modeling and Forecasting4
MEA 581Fluid Mechanics in Natural Environments3
MEA 582Geospatial Modeling3
MEA 584Mapping and Analysis Using UAS3
MEA 585Physical Hydrogeology3
MEA 591Special Topics in Marine Science1-6
MEA 592Special Topics in Earth Sciences1-6
MEA 593Special Topics in Atmospheric Science1-6
MEA 599Regional Geology of North America1-6
MEA 601Seminar1
MEA 611Special Topics in Marine Sciences1-6
MEA 612Special Topics in Earth Sciences1-6
MEA 613Special Topics Atmospheric Sciences1-6
MEA 685Master's Supervised Teaching1-3
MEA 690Master's Examination1-9
MEA 693Master's Supervised Research1-9
MEA 695Master's Thesis Research1-9
MEA 696Summer Thesis Research1
MEA 699Master's Thesis Preparation1-9
MEA 700Environmental Fluid Mechanics3
MEA 703Atmospheric Aerosols3
MEA 705Dynamic Meteorology3
MEA 707Planetary Boundary Layer3
MEA 708Atmospheric Turbulence3
MEA 710Atmospheric Dispersion3
MEA 712Mesoscale Modeling3
MEA 713Mesoscale Dynamics3
MEA 714Atmospheric Convection3
MEA 715Dynamics of Mesoscale Precipitation System3
MEA 716Numerical Weather Prediction3
MEA 717Advanced Weather Analysis3
MEA 719Climate Modeling3
MEA 721Air-Sea Interaction3
MEA 735Fourier Analysis of Geophysical Data3
MEA 741Synpotic Physical Oceanography3
MEA 743Ocean Circulation3
MEA 744Dynamics of Shelf Circulation3
MEA 752Marine Plankton Ecology3
MEA 759Organic Geochemistry3
MEA 760Biogeochemistry3
MEA 762Marine Geochemistry3
MEA 763Isotope Geochemistry3
MEA 779Advanced Air Quality3
MEA 785Chemical Hydrogeology3
MEA 788Advanced Structural Geology3
MEA 789Topics In Appalachian Geology3
MEA 790Geotectonics3
MEA 791Advanced Special Topics in Marine Science1-6
MEA 792Advanced Special Topics in Earth Sciences1-6
MEA 793Advanced Special Topics in Atmospheric Science1-6
MEA 796Exploration And Engineering Geophysics3
MEA 801Seminar1
MEA 810Special Topics1-6
MEA 811Special Topics in Marine Sciences1-6
MEA 812Special Topics in Earth Sciences1-6
MEA 813Special Topics in Atmospheric Sciences1-6
MEA 885Doctoral Supervised Teaching1-3
MEA 893Doctoral Supervised Research1-9
MEA 895Doctoral Dissertation Research1-9
MEA 896Summer Dissertation Research1
MEA 899Doctoral Dissertation Preparation1-9

Faculty

  • Viney Pal Aneja
  • DelWayne R. Bohnenstiehl
  • David B. Eggleston
  • David Paul Genereux
  • Peter Jeurgen Harries
  • Ruoying He
  • Gary M. Lackmann
  • Elana L. Leithold
  • Jay Frederick Levine
  • Jing-pu Liu
  • David A. McConnell
  • Nicholas Meskhidze
  • Helena Mitasova
  • Lewis Andrew Owen
  • Matthew David Parker
  • Markus Dirk Jan Petters
  • Walter A. Robinson
  • William J. Showers
  • Lian Xie
  • Sandra E. Yuter
  • Anantha Aiyyer
  • Paul Kevin Byrne
  • Christopher Lee Osburn
  • Astrid Schnetzer
  • Karl William Wegmann
  • Carli Arendt
  • Stuart Bishop
  • Magdalena Alyssa Ellis Curry
  • Catherine Van Wie Davis
  • Lily Hughes
  • Ethan Gordon Hyland
  • Sarah Larson
  • Ryan William Paerl
  • Andres Camilo Rey Sanchez
  • Arianna Soldati
  • Otis B. Brown
  • Curtis Congreve
  • Brian K. Eder
  • Elisabeth Streit Falk
  • Kenneth E. Kunkel
  • Roberto Javier Mera
  • Carrie J. Thomas
  • Joseph Brendan Zambon
  • Fredrick Semazzi
  • Charles Ernest Knowles
  • Satya Pal Singh Arya
  • Jerry M. Davis
  • David John DeMaster
  • Ronald Victor Fodor
  • John Crothers Fountain
  • James Patrick Hibbard
  • Thomas Sawyer Hopkins
  • Daniel Kamykowski
  • Leonard J. Langfelder
  • Leonard J. Pietrafesa
  • Sethu Raman
  • Allen J. Riordan
  • Dale A Russell
  • Ping-Tung Shaw
  • Edward F. Stoddard
  • Charles W. Welby,
  • Donna Lee Wolcott
  • Thomas G. Wolcott
  • William Howard Battye
  • Geoffrey Weszely Bell
  • Scott Anthony Braun
  • Michael Brennan
  • Subrahmanyam Bulusu
  • Brian A. Colle
  • Jeffrey Cunningham
  • Johannes Michael Leopold Dahl
  • Kathie Dello
  • David R. Easterling
  • Scott Howard Ensign
  • Troy Gilmore
  • Peter Hamilton
  • Russel S. Harmon
  • Barron Halton Henderson
  • Nam-Young Kang
  • David E. Kingsmill
  • Branko Kosovic
  • Emlyn Howard Koster
  • Benjamin Kravitz
  • Nicole Deneault LaDue
  • Romuald Lipcius
  • Huiqing Liu
  • David Mechem
  • Siddhartha Mitra
  • Maria Janeth Molina
  • Andrew Newell
  • Lester Perry
  • Sharon Phillips
  • Brandon Puckett
  • S. Trivikrama Rao
  • Joseph Rudek
  • Blake Schaeffer
  • Jenni Stanley
  • Robert Christopher Tacker
  • Susan White
  • Shaocai Yu
  • Yang Zhang