Department of Meteorology

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RGB composite to detect airmasses 19/9-12 (copyright 2012 EUMETSAT).

Apply to our courses and programmes

Are you interested in working with the most important environmental issues of our time? Do you want to apply mathematics, physics, and chemistry to understand what influences the weather, oceans and the climate of the Earth?

Tropical Storm: Earl 1/9-10 (copyright 2012 EUMETSAT).

Introductory courses in meteorology and oceanography

Are you interested in the atmosphere, oceans and climate but do not want to study our Bachelor's or Master's program? Then apply for our introductory courses and get both knowledge about the topics and an insight into what role atmospheric science and oceanography have in society. All our three different introductory courses are given in Swedish.

PhD Conference 2014

Dear PhD students connected to the Climate Research School at Bolin Centre and ResClim. We are happy to invite you all to the 2014 PhD Conference in Bergen 29-30 September. The conference is a setting for PhD students from Stockholm, Bergen, Oslo and Tromsø to meet, find collaboration partners and present your work in a non-intimidating area.

Call for abstracts: SOLAS

Swedish-SOLAS Open Science Symposium, 27-28 Augusti 2014, Gothenburg


  • Interview with Michael Tjernström about what might have sparked his own interest in meteorology 2014-09-18 Michael Tjernström, Head of Department, is interviewed about what it was like to be a student at Stockholm university in the 1970s, and an inspiring encounter with professor Bert Brolin.
  • King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship in Environmental Science 2014 2014-09-16 Raymond T Pierrehumbert will serve the 2014–15 academic year as a King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor in Environmental Science at MISU. Raymond T Pierrehumbert is the Louis Block Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago. Professor Pierrehumbert is one of the most internationally prominent and diverse climate scientists with broad knowledge and depth in the atmosphere and climate system dynamics and the carbon cycle.
  • Stockholm University Honorary Doctor 2014 2014-09-15 MISU has the privilege to host one of Stockholm University Honorary Doctors 2014. Thomas Rossby, professor at Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, USA, is a famous oceanographer who have been collaborating with people from MISU for many years.