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

News

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A Texas A&M study shows weather events carried contaminated water to the Flower Garden Banks sanctuary off the Galveston Coast, much farther than expected.

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It’s believed early settlers to the islands eventually changed the landscape of the Bahamas.

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The Feb. 3 event covered experts' advice on internships, skill sets, industry opportunities and more.

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After days of freezing weather, Texas A&M-operated buoys near Galveston and Corpus Christi are reporting the lowest temperatures recorded since their installation.

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Texas A&M University researchers and international collaborators recently published an unprecedented set of long-term, high-resolution climate simulations.

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The College of Geosciences graduation celebration was held Dec. 9.

Events