Geoscientists are essential to solving society's grand challenges – global climate change, air and water quality, and adequate energy and food supplies. Are you up to the challenge?
Geoscientists are leaders in providing solutions to pressing societal problems, including securing a reliable and affordable energy future, optimizing the use of our natural resources, predicting natural hazards and identifying mitigating actions that will allow communities to prosper in times of adversity, expanding our knowledge of Earth and planetary systems for the benefit of future generations, and educating a geoscience workforce who will become future leaders.
The Kuroshio Current off the east coast of Japan is one of the world’s strongest currents, and like the Gulf Stream current in the Atlantic Ocean, is comprised of warm water. A team of international scientists, led by five researchers from Texas A&M University, have completed a detailed study of the Kuroshio Current and their findings could have an impact on predicting future weather patterns in the North Pacific sector and beyond.Read more
A Marine Fisheries Specialist at Texas A&M University’s Texas Sea Grant College Program has been named to an international committee to improve fishing techniques to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world.Read more
Bill and Barbara Barnes have made a contribution to establish the endowed Barbara S. and Bill S. Barnes ’76 Professorship in Geology & Geophysics for the College of Geosciences.Read more