Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (PhD)

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Degree Requirements

Graduate programs are offered in Atmospheric Science, Earth Science, and Marine Science.  Specific course requirements are determined by the advisory committee of each student.

Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Doctor of Philosophy in Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences" without track specifications.  

Marine Science Track

Within marine sciences the subdisciplines include:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Geological Oceanography
  • Physical Oceanography  
Core Courses 112
Principles of Physical Oceanography
Principles of Biological Oceanography
Geological Oceanography
Principles of Chemical Oceanography
Seminar Course 21
Seminar
Area of Focus Courses50
Courses in the "Area of Focus" are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Courses Outside Area of Focus9
"Courses Outside Area of Focus" are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours72

Earth Science Track

Seminar Course 21
Seminar
Area of Focus Courses71
Courses in the "Area of Focus" are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours72

Atmospheric Science Track

Seminar Course 21
Seminar
Area of Focus Courses 171
Courses in the "Area of Focus" are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours72

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