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Welcome to the Department of Oceanography

Faculty and students in the Department of Oceanography explore the world to investigate the defining questions of the oceans’ future, present, and past. The Department provides exceptional interdisciplinary training in Biological Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, Geological Oceanography and Physical Oceanography.

The Department of Oceanography is part of an alliance of Ocean Sciences at Texas A&M that spans the Marine Biology and Marine Sciences Departments at Texas A&M Galveston, GERG, IODP, and Texas Sea Grant. This alliance of Ocean Sciences represents a truly unique concentration of educational and research resources. Our educational and research capacity is greatly enhanced by close ties to the College Departments of Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, and Geology and Geophysics, as well as the Berg Hughes Center and Texas Center for Climate Studies.