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New Disciplinary Themes For Undergraduates Offer A Wider Range Of Educational Experiences

Aug 10, 2022

The Department of Geology and Geophysics is expanding educational opportunities for students, updating the B.A. in Geology.

Anglers Invited to Provide Critical Input on How Offshore Energy Affects Recreational Angling

Aug 3, 2022

Results of the citizen science data will help determine the fate of oil rigs in the Gulf.

Yue Zhang Co-Leading New EPA-Funded Air Quality Study

Jul 21, 2022

The research team will study per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in outdoor air.

Changing Course For The Best Fit: Meet Recent Graduate Jose Martinez ’22

Jul 6, 2022

Recent oceanography graduate Jose Martinez reflects on his time at Texas A&M with his eyes on the future.

Texas Sea Grant to Fund Nearly $20 Thousand to 10 Graduate Students

Jul 6, 2022

Texas Sea Grant’s Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program provides grants to students conducting marine or coastal research

New Community Engaged Intern Joins Texas Sea Grant

Jul 5, 2022

Peter Gibson will be mentored and gain valuable field experience through the Texas Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship Program.

New Environmental And Engineering Geology Certificate Now Available

Jun 29, 2022

The Department of Geology and Geophysics is expanding educational opportunities for students, providing new certificate program.

Texas Sea Grant Welcomes New Coastal Resilience Program Manager

Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Debalina Sengupta will lend her expertise to extension activities associated with the Resilient Communities and Economies.

Texas Sea Grant Receives Two Awards at Its 50th Anniversary Gala

Jun 7, 2022

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and U.S. Congressman Michael T. McCaul presented awards to Texas Sea Grant.

NOAA Predicts Another Year of Above-Normal Activity for 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Jun 2, 2022

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year, giving 2022 the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season.

Imperial Barrel Award Team Competes In 8-Week International Competition

May 31, 2022

The team of Texas A&M students was assigned an evaluation area in the eastern deep-water Gulf of Mexico.

Christina Belanger Receives NSF CAREER Award

May 23, 2022

With the prestigious award, Belanger will provide first-generation students the opportunity to participate in research aimed at building global benthic foraminiferal database

Mysterious Dunes on Jupiter's Moon Explained By Scientists' New Model

May 23, 2022

New research co-authored by Texas A&M’s Dr. Ryan Ewing shows how dunes on Jupiter’s volcanically active moon, lo, were formed.

Texas Sea Grant Revitalizes Weighmaster Training Program

May 11, 2022

The program will train Texans interested in becoming weighmasters at sportfishing tournaments.

Chrissy Wiederwohl Awarded Provost Teaching Excellence Award

May 2, 2022

The Texas A&M Oceanography professor was awarded the 2022 Provost Academic Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award by the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Scientists Find Gaps In Global River And Stream Monitoring

Apr 25, 2022

New research co-authored by a Texas A&M scientist analyzed placement of stream gauges that inform important global water datasets.

Weather Forecasters Nationwide Use Texas A&M’s Online Weather Data Platforms

Apr 15, 2022

Developed by faculty and staff in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and College of Geosciences, the Weather Data Interface and High-Definition Weather platforms provide free access to useful weather forecasting data for meteorologists.

Atmospheric Data From India’s 2020 Lockdown Reveals How Black Carbon Affects Climate

Apr 14, 2022

Co-authored by Texas A&M scientists, new research on atmospheric conditions in India in 2020 shows how levels of black carbon and dust are related to climate and monsoons.

Geology And Geophysics Students Experience Carbonates Up Close On Field Study Trip To The Bahamas

Apr 11, 2022

Dr. Juan Carlos Laya and undergraduate students spent an extended spring break in The Bahamas to investigate a modern carbonate platform

NSF-Funded Deep Ocean Drilling Expeditions Will Be Led By Texas A&M Scientists

Apr 11, 2022

Sailing aboard the world-renowned JOIDES Resolution research drill ship, Dr. Julia Reece and Dr. Jason Sylvan will each co-lead a 2-month South Atlantic research expedition this year.

Yue Zhang Leading DOE-Funded Secondary Organic Aerosols Research

Apr 4, 2022

The research will answer key questions about the physicochemical properties of aerosol particles, and aerosol-cloud interactions.

Yige Zhang Honored With F.W. Clarke Award

Mar 30, 2022

The Geochemical Society bestows the honor on one scientist per year.

Oceanography Graduate Students Receive Society For Underwater Technology Scholarships

Mar 29, 2022

Two Texas A&M Oceanography graduate students received $2000 scholarships to further their research and studies.

Ping Yang Named Texas Distinguished Scientist, van de Hulst Light Scattering Award Honoree

Mar 25, 2022

Both awards recognize extraordinary scientific contributions.

Texas A&M Awarded $5.4 Million From National Academies Gulf Research Program

Mar 22, 2022

Texas A&M oceanographer Dr. Steven DiMarco will lead the new research consortium.

Knauss Marine Policy Finalists Receive Official Host Office Placements

Mar 8, 2022

Executive and Legislative Host Office placements mark the beginning of the Knauss fellowship for Lauren Howe-Kerr and Ed Higgins

Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program Competition is Now Open

Mar 1, 2022

Texas Sea Grant is seeking applications, due April 1

Texas A&M Scientist Witnessed Record-Setting Megaflash Lightning Strike

Mar 1, 2022

Dr. Timothy Logan was part of a team of scientists who observed an April 2020 lightning strike that is now a WMO-certified record-holder.

Sediment Cores From Ocean Floor Could Contain 23-Million-Year-Old Climate Change Clues

Feb 18, 2022

Texas A&M oceanographers are examining ancient methane gas ocean cores that reveal clues about global and environmental changes.

Texas Sea Grant Awards $1.8 Million In Research Funding

Feb 18, 2022

These grants support research that can positively impact Texas and its citizens.

From First-Generation Student To Texas A&M Donor

Feb 2, 2022

Joanne and Lee Billingsley reflect on their fond Texas A&M memories and their inspiration for giving to the Department of Geology and Geophysics.

Wendy Jepson Named American Association of Geographers Fellow, Chancellor’s EDGES Fellow

Jan 28, 2022

Jepson is an internationally recognized water security researcher.

Tonga Eruption Is One For The Record Books

Jan 26, 2022

Department of Geology and Geophysics Professor Dr. Andreas Kronenberg explains why the recent Tonga eruption was one of the strongest ever recorded.

Texas A&M Expert: Intense Texas Tornadoes Are Rare In Winter

Jan 19, 2022

Storm specialist Dr. Christopher Nowotarski says tornadoes can occur in winter months in Texas, but they are rarely intense.

December 2021 In Texas Hottest On Record In More Than 130 Years

Jan 4, 2022

The state climatologist says last month was the warmest December since 1889.

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