The Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) is a center of excellence in applied geosciences within the College of Geosciences of Texas A&M University. GERG, founded in 1981, focuses on applied interdisciplinary research in the ocean and environmental sciences.
The Mission Statement of GERG outlines its philosophy
The Geochemical and Environmental Research Group serves the University and the State in matters pertaining to science and the environment. We support the mission of the College of Geosciences through an emphasis on applied geosciences research. Regionally, nationally, and globally we strive to serve by linking academic education and research in our college and in our university to the real-world needs of government and industry. As a team, we value initiative, innovation, and performance. We take pride in our flexible, state-of-the-art capabilities for research, analyses, and monitoring. We recognize that continued excellence in this area requires our personal commitment at every level of training and experience.