Skidaway Institute's Elizabeth Harvey embarks on month-long Atlantic cruise

UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Elizabeth Harvey will be spending the next month on board Woods Hole’s Research Vessel Atlantis. The North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) is a five year investigation to resolve key processes controlling ocean system function, their influences on atmospheric aerosols and clouds and their implications for climate. Here is… Read more »

 

An early morning TV story at UGA Skidaway Institute

WSAV TV and reporter Martin Staunton aired a story t his morning on Dr. Clark Alexander’s study on sea level rise on the Georgia coast. http://wsav.com/2015/09/22/rising-sea-level-may-change-georgias-marshes/

 

UGA Skidaway Institute scientist stands atop the globe

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Chris Marsay is on top of the world—literally. Marsay arrived at the North Pole in early September. He is taking part in the US GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a polar icebreaker. The project is part of an international, multiple icebreaker… Read more »

 

Skidaway-Sapelo summer course featured in Georgia Magazine

The UGA  joint summer research methods course, taught partially at UGA Skidaway Institute, was the featured cover story in the latest issue of Georgia Magazine. The four-week course was split between the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island and Skidaway Institute. Click on the cover to read this very nice article.

 

Elizabeth Harvey joins Skidaway Institute faculty

Biological oceanographer Elizabeth Harvey has joined the faculty of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography as an assistant professor. Harvey received her bachelor’s degree in marine science from the University of Maine and a master’s in environmental science from Western Washington University. She earned her doctorate in oceanography from the University of Rhode… Read more »

 

Skidaway researchers "caricaturized"

A couple of our researchers, Mike Robinson and LeeAnn DeLeo, made a caricature appearance in an editorial cartoon in the Savannah Morning News this week. Thanks, cartoonist Mark Streeter!

 

Scientists work to predict 22nd century look of the Georgia coast

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander is working on a project to predict how the Georgia coast—characterized by a complex system of barrier islands, salt marshes, estuaries, tidal creeks and rivers—may look 25, 50 and 100 years from now. As sea level rises over the next century, that picture is changing.… Read more »

 

Editorial: Skidaway Institute a quiet resource

The Savannah Morning News published a very nice editorial about UGA Skidaway Institute today.  http://savannahnow.com/opinion/2015-08-16/editorial-skidaway-institute-quiet-resource

 

Skidaway professor featured in Atlanta newspaper story

Skidaway Institute professor Clark Alexander figured prominently in an in-depth story on sea level rise in last Sunday’s Atlanta Journal Constitution. Nice piece. http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/rising-tide-concern-georgia-climate-change/nnFd3/