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December 2018 G&G Graduation

Dec 17, 2018

Congratulations to all the students who graduated this December 2018 from the Department of Geology & Geophysics!

Meet Dr. David W. Bapst

Dec 14, 2018

Learn more about one of the department's paleontologists and statistical analysts, Dr. David W. Bapst.

Meet Luz Romero

Dec 13, 2018

Luz Romero serves as the Technical Laboratory Coordinator for the Radiogenic Isotope Geosciences Facility in the Department of Geology & Geophysics.

Meteorology Student Contributed To Hurricane Forecast Model Improvements

Nov 30, 2018

Meet Quinton Lawton, whose life-long interest in meteorology, undergraduate research opportunities at Texas A&M, and NOAA internship have shaped his career path.

Dr. Lisa Campbell and Dr. Antonietta Quigg Named Regents Professors

Nov 28, 2018

The Texas A&M University System has named oceanography faculty members Dr. Lisa Campbell and Dr. Antonietta Quigg as Regents Professors.

Aggie Oceanographer Sailed On The Lost City Hydrothermal Expedition

Nov 20, 2018

Graduate student Shu Ying Wee joined a research cruise aboard the R/V Atlantis visiting the Lost City Hydrothermal Field to study a microbial community in the deep sea, from Sep 08 to Oct 01.

Texas A&M Geography research: Enormous urban growth poses huge problems

Nov 13, 2018

A study co-led by Dr. Burak Güneralp predicts over 70,000 square miles of natural habitat could be lost to urban expansion between 2000 and 2030.

Aggie Meteorologists Launching NOAA-Funded Severe Weather Research Balloon Project

Nov 1, 2018

The project will span Nov. 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

O’Reilly named a 2018 Texas A&M Presidential Impact Fellow

Oct 25, 2018

Honor comes with $75,000 stipend to accelerate faculty teaching, research and service.

Inaugural Ions At Work Symposium Brings Together Mass Spectrometry Researchers at Texas A&M

Oct 24, 2018

Dr. Ethan Grossman continues to do research in mass spectrometry and helped organize the first Mass Spectrometry Symposium at Texas A&M.

Summer Ocean Prediction Center Internship Gives Geography Grad Student Invaluable Experience

Oct 24, 2018

Nicole Casamassina was one of just 17 students selected nationally for the program.

Meet The First Freshman Oceanography Majors At Texas A&M

Oct 22, 2018

The Department of Oceanography’s new undergraduate degree welcomed freshman students for the first time this Fall semester.

Texas A&M And Harvard Team Up On High-Flying, NASA-Funded Atmospheric Research

Oct 22, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Bowman will lead the $30 million research project.

From Grand Junction To Moab, Geophysics Grad Students Journey On Unforgettable Trip

Oct 19, 2018

Funded in-part by Chevron, the 6-day field trip immersed Texas A&M and University of Houston graduate students in world-class geological experiences.

The Geology and Geophysics Fall 2018 Open House

Oct 18, 2018

The Department of Geology and Geophysics held their Open House this October that concluded of faculty talks and dinner being served.

Ewing Leading $1.1 Million NASA-Funded Study Of Mars-Like Icelandic Environments

Oct 11, 2018

The Texas A&M team will conduct research in Iceland that will inform the 2020 rover mission to Mars.

Texas A&M Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences Welcome New Academic Advisor

Oct 2, 2018

Meet Madeleine Denison, new academic advisor in the College of Geosciences.

Save the Dates

Sep 28, 2018

Be sure to mark the following department of Geology & Geophysics events down in your calendar!

Meet Dr. Christina Belanger

Sep 27, 2018

Learn more about the department of Geology and Geophysics newest paleontologist who joined last year, Dr. Christina Belanger

Aggies At The End Of The World: Frigid Expedition Collects ‘Time Capsule’ Peat Samples

Sep 24, 2018

Led by Dr. Julie Loisel, these geography undergraduates’ unforgettable summer trip was actually quite cold.

College of Geosciences Gives 2018 Highest Honors To Four Exemplary Recipients

Sep 11, 2018

Distinguished Achievement Awards will be presented Oct. 5.

Under The Tundra: Texas A&M Geographer Leading New NSF-funded Arctic Research Project

Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Julie Loisel will lead project funded by NSF’s MacroSystems Biology program.

AAPG 2018-2019 Grants-in-Aid Award

Aug 22, 2018

Congratulations to Geology & Geophysics graduate students that were awarded 2018 AAPG Grants-In-Aid!

Meet Anna Johnson

Aug 22, 2018

Anna Johnson holds the Business Associate II position for the Department of Geology & Geophysics.

The Dudley J. Hughes '51 Teaching Microscopy Lab

Aug 21, 2018

The generous gift by Mrs. Hughes will play a key part in preparing the next generation's geoscientists.

Local Children Learn Ocean Science Through ‘Under the Sea’ Summer Camp

Aug 17, 2018

Texas A&M Oceanography faculty partnered with local children’s museum to host camp.

Department of Geography Creates New Feature of Aggie Map: Move-In Day Parking Map

Aug 17, 2018

With more than 11,000 students moving in to the residence halls across the Texas A&M University campus, navigating the complex drive-in, move-in logistics can be a challenge, especially for those with disabilities.

August 2018 Graduation

Aug 13, 2018

Congratulations to all the students who graduated this August 2018 from the Department of Geology & Geophysics!

Geologic Field Camp 2018

Aug 10, 2018

Two field camps occurred this past summer, the traveling field camp and the Montana field camp.

Texas A&M To Lead NSF-Funded Water Insecurity Research Network

Aug 9, 2018

Dr. Wendy Jepson will lead international, interdisciplinary network of water insecurity experts.

Geography Graduate Student Awarded Glasscock Research Fellowship

Jul 31, 2018

Aaron Lira’s graduate research focuses on Oregon farmers and water.

Tune In To “On the Ocean,” the Aggie Oceanography Podcast

Jul 24, 2018

Ph.D. student James Fiorendino hosts the Department of Oceanography’s podcast on KAMU-FM.

Jepson and Loisel Receive Inaugural Texas A&M X-Grants

Jul 20, 2018

Research project proposals led by geography faculty Dr. Wendy Jepson and Dr. Julie Loisel were each chosen for funding.

Reece Visits Preschool to Teach About Volcanoes

Jul 16, 2018

Dr. Bobby Reece visited the Preschool at St. Michael's Episcopal School to teach children ages 2-5 about how volcanoes work and scientific exploration and discovery in the ocean.

Lance Belobrajdic Named Tillman Scholar

Jul 11, 2018

Meteorology and oceanography student is one of only three Aggies given honor in 2018.

Texas A&M Researchers Collaborate With Oceanographers in Naples, Italy

Jul 6, 2018

SEAWATER undergraduate researcher Victoria Scriven visited Stazione Zoologica, with Dr. Lisa Campbell, to learn diatom isolating technique for future study in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Mukul Bhatia Invited to Give the Keynote Address at the Reserves Estimation for Unconventionals Conference

Jun 22, 2018

REU Houston was launched in 2011 the simple goal of bringing reservoir engineering leaders together to share technical and strategic insights for optimizing their reserves estimation practices. Read about what Dr. Bhatia talked about in his keynote address.

Accessible Aggieland: GIS Team’s Award-Winning Work Improves Texas A&M's Aggie Map

Jun 20, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff and students has added helpful accessibility features to the campus map.

Aggie Scientists Reflect On The North Atlantic Aerosols And Marine Ecosystem Study

Jun 19, 2018

Ph.D. students Brianna Hendrickson and Alyssa Alsante sailed on the NASA-funded cruise from March 20 - April 13.

Meteorology Student Researches Solar Cooker Efficiencies And Possibilities

Jun 14, 2018

Conducting multiple undergraduate research projects gave Ethan Williams a better understanding of the meteorology field.

Geosciences Hurricane Experts Guide

Jun 12, 2018

Aggie geoscientists are available to the media for scientific analysis and expertise as the 2018 hurricane season begins.

Meet Dr. Nick Perez

Jun 11, 2018

Learn more about the department's newest tectonicist, Dr. Nick Perez

May 2018 Graduation

Jun 10, 2018

Congratulations to all the students who graduated this Spring 2018 from the Department of Geology & Geophysics!

Field Trips

Jun 9, 2018

Check out the following trips hosted by the Department of Geology and Geophysics

Save the Date

Jun 8, 2018

Be sure to mark the following department events down in your calendar!

STEM Teachers Journey On “A Life-Changing Experience,” Thanks To Saudi Aramco

Jun 8, 2018

G-Camp has hosted more than 300 teachers over the last decade, impacting more than 100,000 students.

Texas A&M 2018 Imperial Barrel Award Team

Jun 1, 2018

Congratulations to the Texas A&M University Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) team for winning second place in their division at the Gulf Coast Section of the IBA Competition!

Meet Patricia G. Fike, M. Ed.

Jun 1, 2018

Learn about Patricia Fike, the Graduate Academic Advisor for the Department of Geology & Geophysics

Thanks To Aggie GIS Partnership, Esri Experts Provide Free Courses At Texas A&M

May 30, 2018

Two GIS professionals from Esri spent April 23-24 teaching Texas A&M students.

Oceanography Recognizes 2018 Graduate Award Winners And Graduating Students

May 24, 2018

The Department congratulates all graduate award winners and those who graduated on May 11.

Texas A&M Geosciences By The Numbers In 2018

May 23, 2018

Get an overview of the impact and reach of the College of Geosciences.

Atmospheric Sciences Student Nominated For 2018 Astronaut Scholarship

May 15, 2018

Quinton Lawton is one of four Aggie undergraduates nominated.

Selfless Service From 2,000 Miles Away: Aggie’s Facebook Weather Page Helps Trinidad And Tobago

May 14, 2018

Geophysics senior Kalain Hosein ’18 helped get life-saving weather information to the islands.

Geography Department Recognizes Undergraduates’ Achievements

May 9, 2018

Dr. Oliver Frauenfeld, director of geography undergraduate programs, congratulates students on accolades.

Patrick Fulton Leads Sub-Seafloor Observatory Installation On IODP Expedition 375

May 4, 2018

Aggie professors aboard international research drill ship help install two unique observatories.

Undergraduate Research Took This Aggie Everywhere From The Eagle Ford Shale To Mars

Apr 30, 2018

Four undergraduate research projects helped Juan Acevedo prepare for an impactful career.

Geosciences Students Win Student Research Week Awards

Apr 25, 2018

Undergraduate and graduate students were recognized for excellence in research posters and presentations.

Texas A&M Geologist And Team Find First Evidence of Rapid Sea-Level Rise After Snowball Earth Era

Apr 20, 2018

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the project team successfully investigated and analyzed the first geologic evidence of sea-level-rise rates following the Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth.

Congratulations to the Geology & Geophysics Student Winners at the 2018 GGGSC Research Symposium

Apr 20, 2018

Congratulations to all the Geology & Geophysics students who won an award at the 11th Annual GGGSC Research Symposium!

Dr. Julia Reece Named an IODP Ocean Discovery Lecturer

Apr 16, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Julia Reece, who was selected as an IODP Ocean Discovery Lecturer!

2018 Department Picnic

Apr 14, 2018

The department celebrated the end of the year and honored faculty and graduate students for their achievements at the 2018 Geology & Geophysics Department Picnic

Barbara Bayer Honored With President’s Meritorious Service Award

Apr 13, 2018

Bayer was one of only two supervisors awarded from throughout the entire university.

Returning to Galveston Bay, Texas A&M Oceanographers Continue Studying Post-Harvey Coast

Apr 11, 2018

Aggie oceanographers and other collaborative researchers visited Galveston Bay on the R/V Trident to continue studying the effects of Hurricane Harvey on the marine ecosystem.

2018 Geosciences Scholarship Appreciation Celebration

Apr 6, 2018

The 2018 Geosciences Scholarship Appreciation Celebration honored scholarship donors and recipients for the year

After Harvey Flooded This Aggie’s High School, She Stepped Up To Help

Apr 6, 2018

Third-generation Aggie Kaylin Krienke helped organize a Harvey relief benefit concert in her hometown.

Conlee And Dessler Honored With University-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards

Mar 20, 2018

Two College of Geosciences professors have been recognized for their exemplary teaching and research accomplishments.

Texas A&M Experts Reflect On Oceanographic Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey

Mar 12, 2018

Oceanography researchers presented new studies on how the unusual ocean condition contributed to Hurricane Harvey at recent Ocean Sciences Meeting.

In CyberHealthGIS REU, Students Connect Public Health Problems With GIS Analysis

Mar 5, 2018

U.S. undergraduate students can apply by March 15 to 10-week summer program.

Aggies And Geospatial Tech Helped Brenham Turn Dead End Into Historic Site

Feb 28, 2018

Camptown Cemetery is the oldest predominantly African American cemetery in Brenham, and Texas A&M Geosciences students helped identify the locations of its unmarked graves.

Two Atmospheric Science Graduate Students Win Seminar Competition

Feb 23, 2018

Collaborative competition helps equip graduate students to communicate their science

Dr. Juan Carlos Laya

Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Juan Carlos Laya joined Texas A&M’s faculty in 2013 as a research professor and in 2015 as an assistant professor.

These Geology and Geophysics Students Learned What it Takes to be a Chief Scientist at Sea

Feb 22, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds a cruise ship operated by the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) that provides Early Career Seismic Chief Scientist Training.

Monarch Mountain Research

Feb 22, 2018

Two Texas A&M University geophysics professors, Drs. Masako Tominaga and Patrick Fulton, recently conducted field work on Monarch Mountain in British Columbia, Canada with the accompaniment of undergraduate, Noah Vento, and a science writer, Rebecca Fowler.

Life-long Love Of Weather Brought This Aggie To Texas A&M Meteorology

Feb 20, 2018

Senior Tyler Fenske is a second-generation Aggie who found his perfect fit in Texas A&M University’s meteorology program, in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and now he helps high school students find their place, too.

Helping Equip Future Ocean Scientists, Aggie Oceanographers Partner With Eagle Pass School

Feb 19, 2018

Junior high students were eager to learn marine microbiology from Texas A&M Oceanography experts.

Experts To Offer Insights On “Advancing Science In Today’s Political Landscape” At Texas A&M Feb. 22

Feb 16, 2018

The College of Geosciences is hosting the seminar featuring three science and policy experts.

Texas A&M Geography’s Wendy Jepson Named AAAS Leshner Fellow

Feb 15, 2018

The 15 fellows are leaders in food and water security research.

Supporting Geology and Geophysics

Feb 12, 2018

As part of the Lead By Example Campaign, the Department of Geology & Geophysics is redefining the way the world recognizes the critical career fields and the unique skillsets of our graduates. At Texas A&M, we seek to attract the best and the brightest students to our programs by offering competitive scholarships and graduate fellowships. Delivering on the promise of a little to no debt education and delivering unparalleled quality training programs.

Meet Suzanne Rosser

Meet Suzanne Rosser

Feb 12, 2018

Suzanne Rosser holds the Senior Academic Advisor position in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, where she works with undergraduate students in the program.

“Science Has No Borders:” Aggies Collaborate With Mexican Researchers Studying Vulnerable Mountain Aquifers

Feb 7, 2018

This international team is working to improve water management and public health in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Oceanography REU To Include Glider Research Cruise

Feb 2, 2018

Undergrads can apply by Feb. 16 to get at-sea training and do graduate-level research with Aggie oceanographers.

Aspiring Geoscientists And Families Invited To Aggieland Saturday Feb. 10

Feb 1, 2018

All prospective students and families are welcome at campus-wide event.

Undergraduates Invited To Apply To 2018 Atmospheric Sciences REU Program

Jan 26, 2018

Undergraduates Invited To Apply To 2018 Atmospheric Sciences REU Program

The 2017 AGU Conference

The 2017 AGU Conference

Dec 19, 2017

On Dec. 11-15, 2017 students and faculty attended the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Debra Stark Retires

Dec 19, 2017

Former Business Associate in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, Debra Stark, has announced her retirement from the College of Geosciences.

Mark McCann Awarded

Dec 18, 2017

Mark McCann, senior information technology professional, was honored with a 2017 Dean’s Achievement Award for Exemplary Staff Services.

Dave Sparks Awarded

Dec 18, 2017

During the College of Geosciences holiday banquet and awards ceremony, the Dean’s Distinguished Award for Faculty Excellence in Service went to Dr. Dave Sparks, professor of geology and geophysics.

Department of Geology & Geophysics December 2017 Graduation

Dec 15, 2017

Congratulations to all the undergraduate and graduate students who graduated December 15th from the Department of Geology & Geophysics!

Dr. Michael Heaney Retires

Dec 8, 2017

After over 18 years in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, Dr. Michael Heaney announced his retirement.

Dr. Rick Carlson Now Emeritus

Dr. Rick Carlson Now Emeritus

Dec 6, 2017

The Department of Geology and Geophysics awarded Dr. Rick Carlson an emeritus professor position.

Geology & Geophysics 2017 Department Holiday Party

Dec 6, 2017

The Department of Geology and Geophysics celebrated the holidays and the end to 2017 at the annual Department Holiday party.

The 2017 Berg-Hughes Symposium

Nov 3, 2017

Students from both the Department of Geology & Geophysics and the Department of Petroleum Engineering participated in the eighth annual Berg-Hughes Research Symposium this past November.

Students Attend 2017 GSA Conference

Oct 27, 2017

Oct. 22-25, 2017 students and faculty attended the Geological Society of America (GSA) 129th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington.

Publication in Nature

Oct 23, 2017

Dr. Franco Marcantonio, former Ph.D. student, Matthew Loveley, and former B.S. student, Marilyn Wisler, were published in Nature Geosciences for their article titled “Millennial-scale iron fertilization of the eastern equatorial Pacific over the past 100,000 years.”

Students Participate in 2017 SEG Conference

Oct 2, 2017

This past Sept. 24-29, 2017 students and faculty attended the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 88th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas

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