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Atmospheric Science

Graduate Admissions and Advising

Christopher Weiss Dr. Christopher C. Weiss, Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor
Office: 1211 Media and Communication
Phone: (806) 834-4712
Fax: (806) 742-1738

Department of Geosciences, Atmospheric Science Group, Texas Tech University, Box 41053, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053
Advising Hours By appointment



All applications for Fall semester admission should be received by 1 Feburary 2018. If you have any questions, please e-mail


Academic Programs

Degrees Offered

Masters of Science in Atmospheric Science
Ph.D. in Geosciences - Atmospheric Science

Atmospheric Science is a basic physical science which involves the study of the structure of the atmosphere and the processes which generate storms and other features of weather and climate. As an environmental science, Atmospheric Science is a focal point for research involving environmental quality and air pollution, global climate change, water resources, and severe weather events.

The Atmospheric Science Group at Texas Tech University maintains a strong commitment to both teaching and research in Atmospheric Science. Major areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following: