Whether as a minor or in pursuing a graduate degree in Oceanography, ocean sciences advance our understanding of perhaps the most influential force on our Earth system's processes our oceans, and perhaps the least understood. Explore the world to investigate the complex questions of the oceans' future, present and past through an immersive interdisciplinary education, both in the labs and in the field, in Ocean Climate, Marine Ecosystem Science and Health, Ocean Observing Science and Technology, and Ocean Energy.
Texas A&M University scientists analyzed data made publically-available by BP for 20,000+ water samples collected from 13,000 stations during and after the 2010 spill. They found that oil occurrence was patchy with only about 20% of the samples having hydrocarbon levels above pre-spill background conditions.Read more
Congratulations to Oceanography Ph.D. student Andrea Kealoha ’18 on being awarded the 2016 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship.Read more
The Department of Oceanography and the Geochemical & Environmental Research Group (GERG) at Texas A&M University has launched a new REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program that focuses on "Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills and ocean acidification."Read more