The Department of Atmospheric Sciences ranked No. 10 in the U.S. and No. 13 in the world, the Department of Oceanography placed No. 7 in the U.S. and No. 17 in the world, and the School of Travel Industry Management placed No. 18 in the U.S. and No. 49 in the world, according to the 2023 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) released by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The oceanography and atmospheric sciences departments are out of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and the TIM school is housed in the Shidler College of Business.
Aloha! Welcome to the home page of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. We are entering our second half century providing education in atmospheric sciences at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Since 1988 we have been part of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). To learn about our educational programs and our exciting research and service activities follow the links at the top of the page. For more information about the history and structure of the department, please visit our About the Department page.
The department also maintains an online Weather Server displaying real-time weather observations, including information on current weather conditions, and forecasts for Hawai’i, the central Pacific region, and the continental United States.