|Oceanography & Limnology Graduate Program|
William C. Sonzogni (Chair)
213d State Lab Of Hygiene Agriculture Dr
2601 Agriculture Drive (send campus mail to 465 Henry Mall)
Madison, WI 54706
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is recognized worldwide as a leader in limnology and aquatic ecology. The Oceanography and Limnology Graduate Program, begun in 1962, continues the university's 100-year tradition of research on lake ecosystems. The program combines research and teaching from several fields and departments to develop a greater understanding of the oceans and inland waters--their origins, inhabitants, phenomena and impact on human life.
The program offers curricula leading to the MS, PhD or PhD minor in oceanography and limnology. Students entering the program must have had at least one year of college-level biology, chemistry, physics and calculus. Interdisciplinary in nature, each individualized program provides graduate training in aquatic sciences while integrating a variety of courses in related sciences.
The program is administered by the College of Engineering and
sponsored jointly by the College of Letters and Science and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. More than 20 faculty members in
civil & environmental engineering, botany, food science, geology &
geophysics, atmospheric & oceanic sciences, plant pathology and
zoology supervise the program's graduate students. Faculty members
guide students in developing study plans, research and career goals.
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