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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The Texas A&M oceanographer was recently honored by the Simons Foundation.

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The Peni M. Basse Memorial Scholarship in Oceanography will help support students for decades to come.

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Applications are due June 10 for the College of Geosciences' Exploration Summer Program to be held virtually June 21-July 2.

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A new research project involving Texas A&M University scientists and Project CETI will study the vocalizations of sperm whales.

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Texas A&M oceanography graduate student Ronnakrit Rattanasriampaipong was selected as a recipient of IODP’s Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship.

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Oceanography students joined faculty on a quarterly research cruise in Galveston Bay to assist in sample collection and gain valuable experience in the field.

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