Meteorology & Physical Oceanography


Students in MPO take a selection of the courses listed below, together with students in the Atmospheric Sciences (ATM) and Ocean Sciences (OCE) graduate programs. Students are also able to take courses offered by other programs. Further details of course and credit requirements are provided in the MPO Student Handbook.

Introductory Graduate Courses

Applied Data Analysis
Estuarine and Coastal Processes
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I
Introduction to Atmospheric Science
Ocean Monitoring Systems and Implementation Strategies
Oceanography 2 (Physical)
Physical Meteorology
Physics of Remote Sensing
Principles of Physical Oceanography
Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere
Synoptic Meteorological Laboratory
Tropical Atmosphere and Ocean

Advanced Graduate Courses

Air-Sea Interaction
Atmospheric and Oceanic Turbulence
Climate Dynamics
Coastal Oceanography
Convective and Mesoscale Meteorology
ENSO Dynamics, Prediction, and Predictability
General Circulation of the Atmosphere
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II
Large-Scale Ocean Circulation
Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Mesoscale Oceanography
Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics
Numerical Weather Prediction
Statistical Analysis of Geophysical Data
Statistical Modeling of Geophysical Fields
Synoptic-Scale Meteorology
Waves and Tides I

Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry You can find details about opportunities for PhD research for the upcoming academic year here.