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Naval Postgraduate School

Department of Meteorology

Monterey, CA

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Naval Postgraduate School

Overview

Naval Postgraduate School / Department of Meteorology is located in Monterey, CA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Meteorology and physical oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Meteorology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Meteorology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.28%
Black or African American 4.92%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.64%
Asian 8.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.92%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Air-sea interactions, boundary layer meteorology, climate dynamics, numerical weather prediction, tropical cyclones
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,200,000

Location & Contact

Address 1 University Circle, Room M10
Monterey, CA  93943
United States
Contact Prof. Wendell Nuss
Department Chair
Email: nuss@nps.edu
Phone: 831-656-2308

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