• MetoGrads is the student organization at the University of Maryland developed to help support the graduate students in the department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. We serve as a focal point to help organize orientations, seminars, and social events, as well as promote the activities and accomplishments of our students..
  • Recent News

    National Weather Service Storm Spotter Class, Saturday April 21 2 – 4 PM

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about thunderstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather?  Would you know what to do in a severe weather emergency? Now’s your chance to find out! The National Weather […]

    March 15, 2018

    Look Out! Skywarn is Coming!

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about thunderstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather? Would you know what to do in a severe weather emergency? Now’s your chance to find out! The National Weather […]

    February 7, 2017

    AOSC Students Raise Money For Radiosondes

    This past fall, multiple AOSC graduate students led a crowdfunding campaign through the university’s Launch UMD platform to purchase a low-cost radiosonde system for the department. These reusable sondes record temperature, humidity, and wind speed […]

    February 25, 2016
  • Get To Know...

    Every month Metograds features a new profile on one professor and one grad student, check back here often to learn about our interests and hobbies

    Tim Canty

    professor

    With a background in physics, Tim is working to better understand the chemistry of our atmosphere… He also can make delicious sausages and desserts!

    Yunyao Li

    grad student

    Seemingly destined to this field from when she was born, Yunyao researches thunderstorms, their dynamics, and their microsphysics.