The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers MS and PhD degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Students can choose from a broad collection of sub-disciplines that generally fall under one or more of the three branches of geosciences: earth, air, and water. A formal description of the graduate program in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is given in the UNL Graduate Studies Bulletin (pp. 45 [brief]; pg. 408 [full]).
Specific Research Areas
Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs
UNL has an active NSF IGERT Graduate Training Program in "Resilience and Adaptive Governance of Stressed Watersheds". For information on the IGERT, click here.
The multi-disciplinary environment of the Department encourages interactions with other UNL units including the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Civil Engineering, School of Natural Resources, State Conservation and Survey Division, UNL State Museum, Center for Advanced Land Management and Information Technologies (CALMIT), and the Water Center.
Applicants must have a baccalaureate or graduate degree to gain admission in full standing. All applicants must submit valid GRE scores for the General Test. Applicants lacking any of these requirements may be granted provisional status until the deficiencies are cleared.
- March 1 for fall
- September 1 for spring
- February 1 for summer
- January 15 to assure consideration for financial support
The University offers several fellowships for which you may be eligible. Information is available here.