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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The cores show life present at 2,600 feet below the Indian Ocean seafloor. The discovery could lead to similar finds around the world.

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Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography student, Lance Belobrajdic ’21, was awarded an Outstanding Student Conference Poster Award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

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Dr. Debbie Thomas, Dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M, spent five weeks co-leading International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 378, which recovered the sediment cores in the South Pacific.

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Dr. Niall Slowey led an NSF-funded expedition to the Southern Argentine Margin, with three oceanography graduate students also onboard.

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Texas A&M Oceanography graduate students, Daianne Höfig and Tyler Winkler, were both awarded 2019 Outstanding Student Presentation Awards.

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The Jan. 10 holiday luncheon and ceremony honored award-winning faculty and staff in the college.

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