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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/  

 

Nice article on black gill research

We had a nice article on the front page of the Savannah Morning News this week. The article dealt with our recent black gill research cruise.

 

Fresh fish and dirty laundry

Skidawawy Institute Clifton Buck continues is account of his lengthy cruise across the South Pacific from Ecuador to Tahiti. Ahoy There! Current Position: S 15.75’ W 105.08’ It’s another Sunday at sea and we are transiting between Stations 15 and 16. Many in the science party use these 10-12 hour lulls in the action to… Read more »

 

More cruisin' across the South Pacific

Skidaway Institute scientist Clifton Buck is on a lengthy research cruise in the South Pacific and is blogging about his experience. Ahoy There! Current Position: S 12 0.1067’ W 93 27.6890’ We are now a quarter of the way through our trip and the sun has finally begun to shine. The first two weeks were… Read more »

 

Blogging on a Pacific Ocean cruise

Skidaway Institute scientist Clifton Buck has just begun a 57-day research cruise that will take him from Ecuador to Tahiti. He will be updating this blog with accounts of his trip. Ahoy There! I am will be spending the next two months aboard the University of Washington’s scientific Research Vessel Thomas Thompson  My shipmates and… Read more »

 

Skidaway Institute scientists study long-term effects of Gulf oil spill

As the Gulf Coast continues to recover from the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography are continuing to look into the long-term effects of the spill on coastal marine life. A team led by Skidaway Institute professor Richard Lee recently completed preliminary work… Read more »

 

Skidaway Institute professor nominated for award

A paper published by University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography professor Marc Frischer has been nominated for the James LaBounty Award as the best paper published during the past year in the scientific journal, Lake and Reservoir Management. Published by the North American Lake Management Society, the journal features peer-reviewed scientific papers targeting a… Read more »

 

Barents Sea Cruise 5-1-13

Skidaway Institute scientists Marc Frischer and Jens Nejstgaard are participating in a research cruise in the Barents Sea, north of Norway. This is an account of the experience from Marc. First day of the cruise.  Everyone is excited and anxious.  We were all on board the ship by 9:00am and busy scurrying around making final… Read more »

 

Gator in the pool

Skidaway Institute had an unexpected visitor this morning. This guy showed up in the old Roebling swimming pool. We’re not sure how he got there. He probably fell in while out looking for a midnight snack. The walls are around seven feet high, and there’s only a couple of inches of water in the bottom,… Read more »