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.

Listen to On the Ocean

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Dr. Debbie Thomas is co-leading an elite international team of scientists aboard a world-class research drillship.

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A Texas A&M Oceanography research team found that processes leading to hypoxia led to the death of parts of the reefs in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

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Dr. Debbie Thomas is serving as co-chief scientist of the international expedition.

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The NSF-funded expedition sails Jan. 3 - March 4, 2020.

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The application deadline for the 2020 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is Feb. 17, 2020.

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Officially opened Nov. 14, the state-of-the-art Trimble Technology Lab was made possible by a significant gift from Trimble to the College of Geosciences.

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