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College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences (A&GS)

The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences (AGS) offers undergraduate and graduate programs across four disciplines - Geography, Geographic Information Science, Environmental Sustainability and Meteorology. training, research and development, and extension and outreach. AGS faculty, staff, students and graduates are internationally recognized for their contributions to the knowledge of the environmental systems that manifest in weather and climate, the interdependencies between societies and their natural environments, and the transition to a sustainable civilization. AGS programs are housed in the National Weather Center and Sarkeys Energy Center on the University of Oklahoma campus.


Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (DGES)

DGES students perform research in the Canadian River in Cleveland County, Oklahoma. (Image courtesy: Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability Facebook)

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (DGES) is a dynamic and growing department located in Sarkeys Energy Center. Our mission is to conduct innovative and socially relevant research; to expand students’ intellectual vistas via critical perspectives and valuable tools and skills; and to catalyze sustainable human-natural systems. 


School of Meteorology (SOM)

Two student researchers prepare a bright yellow balloon to carry radiosonde into the atmosphere to measure data from the storm brewing on the horizon. (Image courtesy: NOAA)

The School of Meteorology (SOM) is the nation’s largest meteorology program with over 300 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled. The nationally ranked program gives students the opportunity to learn the skills needed to work in one the fastest-growing and most-influential career fields.