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University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Welcome

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Thank you very much for visiting our site, and a warm welcome from our department! Over the last nearly 70 years, we have grown into one of the leading departments in our field of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. We have strong graduate and undergraduate programs which are nationally recognized. We pursue research with a combination of theory, modeling, and diagnostic studies. We support this work with a foundation of first-year graduate core courses, and an appealing range of electives for both graduate and undergraduate students.

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Future Students

Find out more about our department.

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Former Students

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General Public

Explore our world-class research and the Wisconsin Idea.