© Updated August 2019

Study Atmospheric Sciences
@ University of Hawai'i at Ma̅noa



The goal of this research group is to understand both the dynamics and microphysics of shallow convection. We specialize in orographic and tropical clouds.  We use in-situ aircraft observations, ground-based platforms, fundamental equations, and numerical models to study the world around us.  Methods to use
Arduinos and kites to measure atmospheric properties are currently under development.




NOW: Fall 2019


ATMO 200: Atmospheric Processes and Phenomenon

Find more information and shared resources on the teaching page. It is always being updated!

Coming Up:

Spring 2020 - ATMO 752:

Mountain Meteorology

Fall 2020 - ATMO 200: Atmospheric Processes and Phenomenon

Spring 2021 - ATMO 305: Atmospheric Instrumentation & Observation


Opportunities are always available for undergraduate students looking for research experience.

Opportunities may be available for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.  Contact Dr. Nugent for up to date information.

News & Events



August 26th: Fist day of the Fall 2019 Semester & ATMO 200

September 2-6: International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Riva del Garda, Italy

October 8-9: UCAR Members Meeting, Boulder, CO

October 25-26: SOEST Open House



Check out this free online atmospheric science textbook on intro-level material: http://pressbooks-dev.oer.hawaii.edu/atmo/

808 Weather with Cruz & Nuge web series: https://www.khon2.com/weather/cruz-and-nuge

Follow me on my facebook page: @Dr.AlisonNugent

Follow me on instagram: @cloudyday24

Contact Us

Alison D. Nugent, PhD

2525 Correa Rd, HIG 333 

Honolulu, HI 96822

anugent (at) hawaii (dot) edu

Tel: eight-zero-eight 956 2878

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