University of Arizona

THE UNIVERSITY OF Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885, when Arizona was still a territory. UA includes Arizona's only allopathic medical school. In 2006, total enrollment was 36,805 students. UA embraces its threefold mission of excellence in teaching, research, and public service. Now in its second century of service to the state, UA has become one of the nations top 20 public research institutions.

The UA graduate school offers several programs of study in atmospheric and environmental science. The Department of Atmospheric Sciences offers programs leading to the master of science and doctoral degrees. Research ...

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