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A recent survey of UCAR member institutions shows reason for concern about a possible decline in the number and quality of applicants entering graduate studies in the atmospheric and related sciences. If reported trends continue, a shortage of qualified Ph.D. graduates in the field in the next decade may be faced.

University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

The Pennsylvania State University, College Park, Pennsylvania

University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Dr. Richard A. Anthes, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 1850 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder, CO 80303, E-mail: anthes@ucar.edu

A recent survey of UCAR member institutions shows reason for concern about a possible decline in the number and quality of applicants entering graduate studies in the atmospheric and related sciences. If reported trends continue, a shortage of qualified Ph.D. graduates in the field in the next decade may be faced.

University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

The Pennsylvania State University, College Park, Pennsylvania

University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Dr. Richard A. Anthes, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 1850 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder, CO 80303, E-mail: anthes@ucar.edu
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