University of Utah

Meteorology

Address:

Nano Institute of Utah

383 Colorow Drive

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

United States

Phone:

1-801-581-8198

Fax:

1-801-587-9838

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of Utah is a state-supported institution with a student and faculty population of nearly 26,400 and 3,700, respectively. The Department of Meteorology offers courses and research opportunities leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Fields represented include climate modeling, cloud physics, dynamic meteorology, numerical weather prediction, large-scale and mesoscale modeling, remote sensing, radiative transfer and synoptic meteorology. The department has a cloud physics laboratory, a field site equipped with radar and lidar, and terminal connections to major national computing facilities. The department also has a system of linked computers and work stations that are configured for interactive graphical analysis of large data sets and output from large numerical models.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City