The Marine Sciences Department

The Marine and Coastal Environmental Science Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston covers a diverse array of disciplines relating to the study and management of the marine environment. Our top quality faculty and staff serve as guides in both the classroom and the lab, allowing students to grow, learn, and lead as scholars and scientists. The proximity to the sea provides limitless opportunities for students to have hands-on experiences, greatly enhancing their abilities and knowledge as they embark in their chosen field.

In The Spotlight

  • In the Community: Dr. Brody and CTBS

    By the time Harvey hit the Houston and Galveston area, it had ceased to be the monstrous category 5 hurricane that seemed to erase the entire Gulf of Mexico from radar maps.

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  • Recognition: Dr. Pete van Hengstum

    Dr. Pete van Hengstum has been named the 2017-2018 Texas A&M University at Galveston Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar.

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  • Tradition of Excellence: Dr. Bill Merrell

    Dr. William "Bill" Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston has been honored with the distinguished titles of President Emeritus and as one of the 2017-2018 Regents Professors...

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