Data Center Description
The Department of Oceanography at Texas A & M University is committed to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about the ocean. They educate students about the ocean in the classroom and develop their research skills by involving them directly in research ashore and on ships in all oceans of the world. They study processes and interactions among oceans, atmosphere, biosphere and geosphere by collecting, analyzing, and modeling large data sets to solve important complex problems of immediate and long-term concern to society.
They interdisciplinary research in the ocean and on its boundaries, maintain advanced laboratory facilities at sea and ashore, seek public and private research funds, and recruit and retain quality faculty, staff and students.