Mobile weather instruments parked in the Severe Weather Institute - Radar & Lightning Laboratories garage.
Dr. Kevin Knupp presents during severe weather class.
Students and researchers prepare weather balloon to launch ahead of Hurricane Ida.
Earth System Science students create wall mural of the Earth.
Atmospheric & Earth Science students launch weather balloon at Admitted Student Day.

Work with us!

We are seeking outstanding applicants for faculty positions. Please visit Faculty Vacancies to browse opportunities with UAH.

The Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science is a nationally recognized academic organization with world-class faculty. Students and facilities are co-located with UAH's Earth System Science Center, NOAA National Weather Service, NASA, and other partners at the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC).

Understand the Earth and beyond.

AES combines quantitative science, hands-on training, and the collaboration of ideas to encompass all components of the earth system — air, rock, water, & life — to gain a comprehensive understanding of the world as we know it. Above all, AES is a vibrant learning community where research and education go hand in hand.

Students interested in seeking a master’s or doctoral degree can specialize in a variety of topic areas, such as GIS/remote sensing, atmospheric chemistry, land surface processes, air quality, geospatial analysis, mesoscale modeling, land-atmosphere interactions, severe weather, and much more.

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National Space Science & Technology Center
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899


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