Atmospheric, Oceanic & Earth Sciences
In This Department
Join us in working to better understand our planet.
From simulating atmospheric temperature to explaining geological layers to tracing ocean circulation, the Atmospheric Science, Climate, and Earth Science Department gives students new tools to explore our planet. You will benefit from the wide range of faculty expertise across undergraduate and graduate programs in AOES.
All AOES Mason Core courses are on-line Fall 2020!
These classes include:
- CLIM 101 Global Warming: Weather, Climate and Society
- CLIM 111 Introduction to Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science
- CLIM 111/112 Intro to Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science + Lab
- GEOL 101 Introductory Geology I
- GEOL 102 Introductory Geology I
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Get an early start on your career by conducting research on campus or in an internship at one of the NASA, National Weather Service, US Geological Survey, and other labs in the Washington-DC area. Our undergraduate and graduate alumni go on to work in academia, the federal government, consulting, and industry throughout the country.
A research powerhouse pushing boundaries of climate dynamics and prediction
Students learn the fundamentals of weather and atmospheric dynamics, participate in the research leadership of AOES in climate modeling, and benefit from the many facilities conducting atmosphere-related research and operations in the Washington, D.C. area.
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