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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 »


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.


Senator brings Climate Road Trip to Coastal Georgia

Clark Alexander joined with a team from UGA to help educate Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday about coastal issues. Whitehouse visited Ft Pulaski here in Savannah and then traveled to the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island as part of his Climate Road Trip through NC, SC, GA and FL. Whitehouse is immediately in… Read more »


Regents Align Skidaway Institute of Oceanography with UGA

Atlanta — January 8, 2013 The Board of Regents approved today aligning the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SkIO) with the University of Georgia (UGA). “The new alignment between the institute and the university will streamline operations and enhance the research efforts of both SkIO and UGA’s excellent marine and coastal programs,” said Houston Davis, the… Read more »


Coastal threats focus of upcoming workshop

A Georgia Coastal Hazards Portal Training Workshop will introduce a new Web-based tool to study threats to the Georgia coast. It will be held at the Sapelo Island Visitor Center in Meridian, Ga., on Friday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop will focus on the Georgia Coastal Hazards Portal (GCHP) —… Read more »