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PhD. Degree - Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

The Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (AES) program links expertise in atmospheric science, biogeochemistry, geology, and hydrology to address regional and local issues that may also be nationally or globally significant. AES includes the Atmospheric Sciences, Geology and Geological Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering Departments on campus.

Program Objectives and Outcomes

Program Description

Graduate Assistantships

For additional information about the AES program, you may contact the current program coordinator:

Dr. William Capehart
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
MI 213
(605) 394-1994
E-mail: William.Capehart









Graduate Research Assistants work in the Biogeochemistry Core Facility, an interdepartmental research lab housed at the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences.



Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 501 East Saint Joseph Street Rapid City, SD 57701

Office: (605) 394-2291 Fax: (605) 394-6061


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