Center for Atmospheric Chemistry and the Environment

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An interdisciplinary center, the Center for Atmospheric Chemistry and the Environment (CACE) aims to facilitate collaborative laboratory and field research projects with faculty members across campus, addressing the roles of atmospheric chemistry in fundamental chemical processes, environmental threats resulting from climate change, the exploration of new technologies and mitigation strategies to reduce the impacts of climate change, as well as chemical aspects of air quality and human health.

CACE also now houses a state-of-the-art micro-pulse LIDAR that is available to the campus science community for on and off campus field measurements. LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to generate vertical maps of aerosol and cloud properties.

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What Not To Wear: Experts Evaluate DIY Mask Materials

Texas A&M scientists conduct study evaluating household materials for constructing effective face masks.

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Louisiana, Texas Sea Grants Helping Develop Better BRDs

This three-year, $2.48 million project will develop better bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) for the commercial shrimp industry in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Career Panel Recap: Renowned Geoscientists Coach Aggies On Career Success

The Feb. 3 event covered experts' advice on internships, skill sets, industry opportunities and more.

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Remembering Curtis Samford ’83

“My heart is with the Samford family,” said Geosciences Dean Dr. Debbie Thomas.

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How Can Declining Sea Ice Thickness Affect Our World?

Texas A&M Geography doctoral student Victoria Ford recently published new findings in Climate Dynamics.

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Perseverance Rover Looks For Ancient Life On Mars With Help From Aggies

Two scientists in Texas A&M’s Department of Geology and Geophysics are part of the Perseverance team.

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Gulf of Mexico Experiencing Record Low Water Temperatures

After days of freezing weather, Texas A&M-operated buoys near Galveston and Corpus Christi are reporting the lowest temperatures recorded since their installation.