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Global Impact Through Geology and Geophysics

Geologists study planet Earth, its history, evolution and physical properties and Geophysicists apply the principles of physics to these same endeavors. Discovery in Geology comes from studying the processes of Earth such as tectonics, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, flood and landslides and promotes innovation by protecting resources of our planet such as oil, gas, water and metals. Geophysicists use the principals of physics to find oil and minerals, study and predict geological hazards and illuminate understanding of the internal structure of our Earth, including earthquake science, the ocean and other physical features. The physical world is the Geologist and Geophysicist¹s laboratory and where global impact happens.


Aggies And Geospatial Tech Helped Brenham Turn Dead End Into Historic Site

Camptown Cemetery is the oldest predominantly African American cemetery in Brenham, and Texas A&M Geosciences students helped identify the locations of its unmarked graves.

Feb 28, 2018

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Dr. Juan Carlos Laya

Dr. Juan Carlos Laya joined Texas A&M’s faculty in 2013 as a research professor and in 2015 as an assistant professor.

Feb 22, 2018

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These Geology and Geophysics Students Learned What it Takes to be a Chief Scientist at Sea

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds a cruise ship operated by the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) that provides Early Career Seismic Chief Scientist Training.

Feb 22, 2018

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