ossabaw island

UGA Skidaway Institute professor appointed to Ossabaw Island Foundation Board of Trustees

Savannah, Ga. – University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Interim Executive Director Clark Alexander has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Ossabaw Island Foundation. The Ossabaw Island Foundation is a nonprofit organization responsible for educational, scientific and cultural initiatives on Ossabaw Island, a 26,000-acre barrier island on the Georgia coast. Alexander… Read more »

 

UGA Skidaway Institute professor appointed to Ossabaw Island Foundation Board of Trustees

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Interim Executive Director Clark Alexander has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Ossabaw Island Foundation. The Ossabaw Island Foundation is a nonprofit organization responsible for educational, scientific and cultural initiatives on Ossabaw Island, a 26,000-acre barrier island on the Georgia coast. Alexander is a marine… Read more »

 

Plastics pollution a widespread problem on the Georgia Coast

No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other marine debris. That is one finding of a study conducted by Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientists Jay Brandes and Dick Lee. The scientists studied the collection totals from beach clean-up programs by environmental groups like Clean Coast and the Tybee Beautification… Read more »

 

A great day-trip to Ossawbaw Island

A team of Skidaway Institute scientists visited Ossawbaw Island this week. One of the main reasons for the trip was to perform some maintenance on the Barrier Island Network. Skidaway Institute is one of a group of organizations developing a network of cameras and sensors that will turn the island into a remote laboratory for… Read more »