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COVID-19 Update - Updates on UW-Madison Operations

An aerial view of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences department with Camp Randall and West Madison in the background.


We're happy to announce the inaugural AOS Summer Research Program, geared towards helping and guiding undergraduate research. Applications are open now! Apply Here

UW-Madison has an open position for a tenure track faculty member in the area of Planetary Astrochemistry. Details here.

We now offer a Professional Master's Program. Details Here

Thank you very much for visiting our site, and a warm welcome from our department! Over the last nearly 70 years, we have grown into one of the leading departments in our field of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. We have strong graduate and undergraduate programs which are nationally recognized. We pursue research with a combination of theory, modeling, and diagnostic studies. We support this work with a foundation of first-year graduate core courses, and an appealing range of electives for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Check out playlists of previous Colloquia and Department Seminars

Professor Steve Ackermam teaching an undergraduate class.


Learn about our Undergraduate Program.

Jordan Gerth describing satellite imagery during SSEC tour.

Professional M.S.

Discover our new Professional Master's Program.

Professor Grant Petty and students launching a weather balloon.


Explore our world-class Research Graduate Program.