Marty Baxter looking at the weather wall

CMU's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will help you to better understand our planet, through our hands-on teaching methods and unique opportunities to conduct research.

You will have opportunities to:
  • Engage in geological research in rivers and mountains throughout the United States
  • Analyze weather data from around the world in real-time to gain new insights into how and why the atmosphere works as it does
  • Present your research at conferences put on by professional societies, such as the American Meteorological Society and the Geological Society of America

Explore our website to learn more about what you can achieve as a student in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at CMU.