Atmospheric Science / Meteorology in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University

Student Guide to Careers in Atmospheric Science

The Science of Meteorology

Graduate Program.  We offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees through the Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science.

Graduate Admissions

Atmospheric Science Course Requirements

Hydrologic Sciences at Rutgers

Undergraduate Program.  We offer B.S. degrees as a Meteorology major in the Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (formerly Cook College).

Undergraduate Admissions

Meteorology Degree Requirements

Scholarship Opportunities

WeatherWatcher, the student forecasting and television broadcasting service

Meteorology Club, 2002-2003 American Meteorological Society Student Chapter of the Year.  Click here for picture of award.

Rutgers Weather Center, including forecasts, radar image, and satellite pictures

Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist

Local Radar Loop, from the National Weather Service

New York City Metropolitan Area Meteorology Web Sites

Rutgers is a member of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), which provides a number of useful services and features:

Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology Education & Training (COMET)

Meteorology Education & Training (MetEd), with a number of interactive training modules

Webcasts of presentations at NCAR

Earth System Grid to allow access to and Google-like browsing of GCM output

The National Science Digital Library (NDSL)

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)

Rutgers organizations related to atmospheric science:

Center for Environmental Prediction

Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Environmental Sciences

Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute


National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL)  GFDL seminars

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Physics (GISS)  GISS seminars

American Geophysical Union

American Meteorological Society

Prepared by Alan Robock ( - Last updated on January 18, 2016