Atmospheric Sciences is a graduate program under the Department of Meteorological Engineering and provides MSc and PhD education. The mission of the Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Program is to make the Department of Meteorological Engineering an attractive, internationally sought-after center of excellence in atmospheric sciences education and research. It aims to educate individuals who will be successful all over the world, who know how to learn and teach, who can conduct disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and communicate effectively, and lead the contribution of atmospheric sciences and technology to the modernization of our country.

After completing the Atmospheric Sciences graduate program you will be an expert who can develop projects on special and interdisciplinary topics including weather analysis and prediction, climate change, air quality, efficient use of renewable energy and water resources, meteorological support required by the transportation sector, effects of atmospheric variability on satellite technologies and electromagnetic communication, mitigation of meteorological disasters, and efficient use of agricultural and forest areas according to meteorological conditions.

Research Topics

  • Agricultural and forest meteorology

  • Weather analysis, prediction and modelling

  • Atmospheric and boundary layer

  • Global and regional climate change, and climate modelling

  • Renewable energy resources

  • Physics of upper atmosphere

  • Air pollution and air pollution modelling

  • Stratospheric ozone

  • Applications of chaos and non-linear dynamics

  • Development and protection of water resources

  • Satellite and communication meteorology

Laboratories and Equipment

  • Meteorological Observation Park

  • Meteorological Instruments and Observation Methods Laboratory

  • Meteorological Modelling and Analysis Laboratory

  • Synoptic Meteorology Laboratory and Briefing Room

  • Upper Atmosphere and Space Weather Laboratory

  • Energy and Climate Systems Laboratory

Who can apply?

  • All engineering and fundamental sciences graduates who satisfy the announced conditions.

Head of Department

  • Prof. Dr.Mikdat KADIOĞLU

Program Coordinator

  • Prof. Dr. Kasım KOÇAK

Executive Board

  • Prof. Dr. Zerefşan KAYMAZ

  • Assoc. Dr. Barış ÇALDAĞ

  • Assoc. Dr. Barış ÖNOL

  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ceyhan KAHYA

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