About COLA

COLA is a scientific research center established to improve understanding and prediction
of Earth's climate variations on seasonal, interannual, and decadal scales, with a special emphasis on
the interactions between Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land surfaces.

PhD Program in Climate Dynamics
COLA and the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences (AOES) invite
qualified candidates to apply to the doctoral program in climate dynamics.
Grid Analysis and Display System (GrADS)
The Grid Analysis and Display System (GrADS) is an interactive desktop tool used for
access, analysis, and visualization of earth science data. Examples of GrADS graphics
based on real-time weather forecast data are at wxmaps.org and wx.gmu.edu.
Lean more about the major research activities at COLA.
Scientists at COLA have received many awards and special honors.
Look here for lists (going back to 1993) of all the scientific articles
authored by COLA scientists that have appeared in refereed journals.
Follow this link for a lists of seminars hosted by AOES.
Employment Opportunities
There are no job openings within COLA right now.
Future postings will be listed right here.
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