UGA Skidaway Inst Blog

1940s cattle barn gains new life as classroom and laboratory building

A 71-year old cattle barn will be reborn as a  modern classroom and laboratory building in a dedication ceremony on Oct. 22 at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography on Skidaway Island, Ga. University president Jere Morehead presided over the ceremony, which capped the year-long renovation of the reinforced concrete and steel beam… Read more »

 

Getting ready for an Arctic expedition

Editor’s Note: UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Chris Marsay is scheduled to join an international team of scientists who will spend months on board a German ice breaker, deliberately frozen into the Arctic ice pack. Marsay and his colleagues will be studying the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Marsay won’t join the expedition untl… Read more »

 

Survival training heats up.

Editor’s Note: UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Chris Marsay is scheduled to join an international team of scientists who will spend months on board a German ice breaker, deliberately frozen into the Arctic ice pack. Marsay and his colleagues will be studying the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Marsay is undergoing special training in… Read more »

 

Survival Training for an Arctic Mission

Editor’s Note: UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Chris Marsay is scheduled to join an international team of scientists who will spend months on board a German ice breaker, deliberately frozen into the Arctic ice pack. Marsay and his colleagues will be studying the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Marsay is undergoing special training in… Read more »

 

Training in Florida for a Bitter Cold Mission

Editor’s Note: UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Chris Marsay is scheduled to join an international team of scientists who will spend months on board a German ice breaker, deliberately frozen into the Arctic ice pack. Marsay and his colleagues will be studying the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Marsay is undergoing special training in… Read more »

 

A postcard from the Goldschmidt Conference in Barcelona

UGA/Skidaway Institute graduate student Kun Ma, from Jay Brandes’ lab, was invited to present some of her research at the prestigious Goldschmidt Conference in Barcelona, Spain. She sent us this “postcard.” Time surely goes by fast when there are so many exciting presentations about fascinating sciences going on, it’s already day three of the Goldschmidt… Read more »

 

Postcard from Finland – Odds and Ends

Editor’s note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Jay Brandes and graduate student Kun Ma are on a three-week research trip to a marine lab in Finland and sent this update. So yesterday the experiment ended. I think most people considered it a great success, even with several bags leaking. One always learns lessons from these sorts… Read more »

 

Postcard From Finland – Cool Weather

Editor’s note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Jay Brandes and graduate student Kun Ma are on a three-week research trip to a marine lab in Finland and sent this update. So today marks the 12th day of the 14 day mesocosm experiment. Everything continues to go well except that we have lost a couple of more… Read more »

 

Postcard from Finland – July 4th in Scandinavia

Editor’s note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Jay Brandes and graduate student Kun Ma are on a three-week research trip to a marine lab in Finland and sent this update. Being here in Finland, the 4th of July is just another day at work. That doesn’t mean that it was uneventful, however. I gave a talk… Read more »