About the College of Geosciences

Preparing Geoscientist Leaders of the Future

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More than any other discipline, it is the innovations and discoveries in the geosciences that are most critical to the sustainable human quality of life and resiliency today and tomorrow.

Geoscientists are essential to solving today's grand challenges: global climate change, air and water quality, and adequate energy and food supplies.

The College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University offers a comprehensive program in geoscience research, education and engagement. The College is made up of a diverse mix of academic departments and programs that examine the solid Earth, the atmosphere, the oceans, and human cultures to address the intimate relationships between people and Earth systems.

The College of Geosciences is home to four departments:

In addition to the departments, the College is also home to two academic programs: Environmental Programs in Geosciences, and the Water Degree Program.

The College of Geosciences is home to nine research centers and consortiums that focus on interdisciplinary and collaborative research aimed at addressing global issues that affect our everyday lives:

We work together in collaborative research and engagement with scientists from throughout The Texas A&M University System, including the Texas A&M College of Agriculture, College of Architecture, and College of Engineering, as well as Texas A&M Galveston and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.