Faculty members are actively working in these research areas through the measurement of air composition, the analysis of observations, the construction of numerical models, and the development of theory. The department offers a range of courses for students in Atmospheric Sciences. Graduate research assistantships cover tuition and provide a competitive stipend.
The Atmospheric Science Program in the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences includes academic faculty members, a number of research associates/scientists, and a group of graduate students. The program has a 42-m micrometeorological flux tower, two air pollution monitoring sites, a tethered balloon and radiosonde sounding system, a SODAR, and Atmospheric Chemistry Lab with state-of-the-art instrumentation for a wide range of trace gases and for atmospheric radiation. The computational facility includes four 48-nodes Linux PC clusters and a network of UNIX workstations. The Department is located on the UH main campus in the heart of Houston, TX.
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