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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Underwater feature in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary has officially been named after Dr. Matthew K. Howard.


Texas A&M Oceanography faculty and other researchers hosted the second annual summer camp.


The TABS off-shore system of buoys run by GERG and funded by the Texas General Land Office provides life-saving data during hurricane season.


GeoX, the College of Geosciences' Exploration Summer Program, hosts 60 high school students each summer.


Beginning Fall 2019, the college is amplifying its student success efforts by launching several new major initiatives.


Conducting research around the clock, Aggies experienced being on an at-sea science team.