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.
This past week, the College of Geosciences hosted their annual GeoX conference, a six day conference for high school students who are interested in pursuing futures in the world of Geosciences. Through the school, faculty and staff were able to introduce the students to the subjects of Environmental Geosciences, Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST), Geography, Geology, Geophysics, and Meteorology.Read more
The Department of Oceanography and the Geochemical & Environmental Research Group (GERG) at Texas A&M University has launched a new REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program that focuses on "Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills and ocean acidification."Read more
A team of graduate students from Texas A&M University’s Departments of Geology & Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering competed against six other schools in the global European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers 2016 Field Challenge in Vienna, Austria.Read more