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Oceanography

Ecology and Conservation Biology

Seafloor’s secret engineers: How burrowing critters sustain healthy oceans

Texas A&M leads international study published in Current Biology
Geosciences

Recovery of buoyancy glider from the depths of Gulf of Mexico provides insight into oceanic conditions

The National Hurricane Glider Initiative’s retrieval will help scientists understand hurricanes and other natural events.
Geosciences

Satellite data allow oceanographers to better understand surface-water movement

NASA-funded project offers insights about sea currents and heat distribution
Oceanography

What’s causing the Atlantic’s sargassum belt to grow out of control? A&M researcher discovers nutrient imbalance

Ten million tons of seaweed threatens marine life, public health and tourism economies along East Coast
Environment

Buried at sea: More accurate method to measure carbon in ocean sediment may improve forecasting of climate change

A global research team led by an A&M oceanographer publishes its findings in the journal Nature.
Oceanography

Fingerprinting the high seas: A&M-led expedition is studying how trace metals support life in the southwestern Pacific

NSF’s GEOTRACES program provides funding for international effort
Environment

PhDs study pH levels that could threaten fragile ecosystem of 17 separate reefs and banks along the Texas Gulf Coast

Research receives funding from the Ocean Acidification Program of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
Data Science

Common ground: NSF-funded project will standardize how geoscientists describe their data, making information easier to find and use

A&M collaborates with six institutions on $3.2 million multidisciplinary effort
Geology

A&M faculty will serve as co-leaders for two South Atlantic expeditions

Scientists say research will expand our understanding of Earth’s interconnected system