Welcome 2019 REU students!


Welcome our 2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Observing the Ocean students.

REU students will participate in a 10-week summer program focusing on innovative ocean observing technologies to address issues facing the coastal oceans, such as hypoxia, harmful algal blooms, ocean acidification and pollution. Students will work with faculty and staff mentors in laboratories and on seagoing projects to acquire the analytical skills for multidisciplinary oceanographic research.

REU 2019 Recruiting Video

Undergraduates from throughout the U.S. are invited to apply to the “Observing the Ocean” Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) summer program, hosted by Texas A&M Oceanography and Geochemical & Environmental Research Group, and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Application deadline is fast approaching – Feb. 19 !!
Please watch the awesome video of our REU program and visit the official website and REU blog for details on this 10-week, interdisciplinary program:


Award of NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to 2016 REU Alumni Nate Lanning for winning one of the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

The title of Nate’s GRFP Fellowship is “Heavy metal bioremediation by bloom forming Ulva in Long Island Sound.”

Nate will be joining Dr. Jess Fitzsimmon’s laboratory at Texas A&M University, as a graduate student in Fall 2018.

2017-0301-Nate Lasnning_ASLO posterNate Lanning at the 2017 ASLO meeting presenting his REU research (Photo courtesy of Dr. Lisa Campbell)