At 4 o’clock on a warm, humid August morning, Quintin Diou-Cass stood on a dock at the University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography collecting water samples at low tide from the Skidaway River estuary. Diou-Cass attends Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania and was a summer intern at Skidaway Institute. His water collection will be used in experiments in conjunction with UGA graduate student Sean Anderson, who is conducting a year-long study in the Skidaway River estuary. They are trying to determine the rate that tiny marine animals called microzooplankton are consuming single-cell marine plants known as phytoplankton. (more…)
Sights and sounds from Skidaway Marine Science Day 2017
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