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University of California, Davis
Atmospheric Science B.S.

Would you like to understand the weather? Are you interested in learning about the Earth''s climate and how it may change? Students in atmospheric science at UC Davis learn about all aspects of the weather and climate: from the microphysics of cloud particles and air pollutants to the global circulation. The core curriculum includes the dynamics, thermodynamics, radiative, and observed properties of the atmosphere with sufficient rigor for graduates to be eligible for a wide range of job opportunities or for advanced training in graduate school. Job opportunities include: national weather services, weather forecasting for broadcast media or private forecasting firms, environmental consulting firms (such as environmental impact reports, wind farm siting), government agencies at all levels from local (air quality districts, planning departments, etc. ) to State (Air Resources Board) to national (NOAA), and companies whose operations are impacted by weather (such as airlines, futures markets). The sky is the limit!

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