Texas A&M University
Department of Oceanography

Coming Fall 2022

The Department of Oceanography is becoming part of the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2022.

Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences

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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

Read Winkler's Spotlight

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

Read Miller's Spotlight
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Dr. Lei Hu

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

Read Dr. Hu's Spotlight
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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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The Texas A&M Oceanography professor was awarded the 2022 Provost Academic Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award by the Center for Teaching Excellence.

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The Geochemical Society bestows the honor on one scientist per year.

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Two Texas A&M Oceanography graduate students received $2000 scholarships to further their research and studies.

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Texas A&M oceanographer Dr. Steven DiMarco will lead the new research consortium.

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Texas A&M oceanographers are examining ancient methane gas ocean cores that reveal clues about global and environmental changes.

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Oceanography graduate student Nathan Lanning, joined the NSF-funded Plume Raiders Cruise to the Southern East Pacific Rise to investigate the chemistry of hydrothermal vent fluids in the area.

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