Texas A&M University
Department of Oceanography

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NSF-RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES

The Department of Oceanography and the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) are proud to announce an NSF- Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program that will focus on "Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills, and ocean acidification." The REU program is open to undergraduate students from across the US. Find more information, requirements, and the application at the link below.

REU Information

Oceanography Spotlights

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Tyler Winkler

“Take advantage of every opportunity that you can to learn something new. There is so much amazing science being done by Texas A&M Oceanographers, and the opportunities to grow as an early career scientist are limitless if you are willing to collaborate and learn from those around you!” - Tyler Winkler

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Charlotte Miller

“At Texas A&M Oceanography department, you will never take a class where the professor isn’t incredibly passionate about what they are teaching. It’s infectious.” – Charlotte Miller '20

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Dr. Lei Hu

“Texas A&M OCNG has nourished my passion in environmental sciences” – Dr. Lei Hu '12 (Ph.D.)

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Faculty in the Department of Oceanography and KAMU-FM have created an oceanic science podcast, On the Ocean, that shares important facts about the ocean, marine creatures, and oceanographic research.

KAMU-FM airs On the Ocean Tuesdays at 8:30 AM CT. Podcasts, text, and links will be uploaded on this site shortly after.

Listen to On the Ocean

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Texas A&M Oceanography’s Dr. Yina Liu recently received a 2021 Early Career Research Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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A Texas A&M Liquid Robotics WaveGlider is collecting and transmitting water quality data from above the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

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Texas A&M Oceanography researchers have published new research results that show how large storms can impact colored dissolved organic matter in a subtropical estuary.

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Oceanography graduate student Alyssa Alsante was awarded a fellowship from the Texas A&M Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning.

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This scholarship is named in honor of Ralph Rayburn ’69, former Texas Sea Grant Associate Director and Extension Program Leader.

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Texas A&M Oceanography undergraduates spent four days in the Gulf of Mexico on a research cruise generously funded by Hal Schade ’67.

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