Texas A&M University
Department of Oceanography

Victoria Scriven '19

“Being able to know my professors by their first name, being able to sit on a boat with them and talk to them about my future, and where they think I should go has been very beneficial to me.”

Victoria Scriven '19, Oceanography

Oceanography Spotlights

Charlie Holmes

Charles Holmes II

“The work we do in Texas A&M Oceanography is helping to make the seas, and thus the Earth, less of a stranger to humanity.” - Charles Holmes II

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Shelley Culver

“The Texas A&M Oceanography Department is unique in that the faculty and staff want to see you succeed and are supportive of the endeavors of every student.” – Shelley Culver '20

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Damian Simonini

“During the two years I spent at Texas A&M, the bonds I made with the oceanography students and professors really made the department feel like a home away from home.” – Damian Simonini '18 (M.S.)

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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.

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Atmospheric sciences and oceanography student Lance Belobrajdic ‘21 was one of nine interns selected for the 2019 NASA Pathways Pilot Program.


Texas A&M Oceanography’s Yige Zhang co-authored a new study that shows Earth’s carbon dioxide atmospheric concentrations averaged 230 parts per million for 2.5 million years; today’s levels are about 410 parts per million.


The awards will be presented to four outstanding geoscientists at the Distinguished Achievement Awards Gala Oct. 11.


Each of the centers is conducting critical research and is housed within the College of Geosciences.


The Texas A&M Oceanography assistant professor is one of twenty scientists awarded 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships by the National Academies Gulf Research Program.


The College of Geosciences hosted McNutt’s visit and Aug. 9 public presentation.