Texas A&M University
Department of Geography

Luis Martinez

With the support of a DoD Fellowship, graduate student Luis Martinez will supervise a team from around the university, as they develop the technology needed for mapping dangerous, subterranean environments.

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Faculty and Student Focus


Dr. Daniel Goldberg

A team of national researchers that includes Dr. Daniel Goldberg believes it has found a way to track clusters of COVID-19 using geographical techniques.

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Dr. Lindsay Sansom

Dr. Lindsay Sansom, a research assistant professor in the Department of Geography, is collaborating with a diverse group of students at Texas A&M to create a podcast that focuses on discussing environmental change at a broad scale.

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Daniel Vecellio

Earlier this year, a team of scientists that included Daniel Vecellio, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University, published research on thermal safety for playgrounds.

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“Geographic information science and technology (GIST) is one of the cornerstones of modern data-driven applications, modeling and decision-making. The GIS job market is booming. In science and technology fields, GIS skills give Aggies a leg-up on the competition.

Dr. Dan Goldberg, Associate Professor in Geography



Johnson is looking forward to representing Texas A&M and completing his GIST degree in the Department of Geography.


Co-authored by a Texas A&M geographer, the first ever global assessment of the Earth’s cryosphere has major implications for climate science.


Anna Van de Grift recently received the AAG research award and a Society of Woman Geographers Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research Grant for 2021-2022.


Texas A&M geoscientists are available to offer scientific analysis and expertise to media during the 2021 hurricane season.


Using isotopes from Texas cave stalactites, scientists in Texas A&M’s College Of Geosciences studied thunderstorm changes in the Southern Great Plains.


The College of Geosciences virtual graduation celebration was May 18, and commencement was held May 19 in Reed Arena.