Disease, pandemics and mass mortality events don’t affect only humans. Diseases caused by infectious agents, such as viruses, bacteria and fungi, are an important and necessary component of all healthy ecosystems, including our oceans. UGA Skidaway Institute researcher Marc Frischer will explore the range and diversity of marine disease outbreaks that are increasingly affecting marine organisms in an Evening @ Skidaway program, titled “Marine Pandemics: It’s Not Just People,” on Tuesday, October 10, at Skidaway Institute. (more…)
Former University of Georgia and Skidaway Institute of Oceanography graduate student Adriana Webb was awarded her master’s degree in May. She presented her non-thesis master’s project, “Guiding the Way with Marine Debris 101: An Online Course for Ecotour Guides,” on April 24. (more…)
Where have our shrimpers gone?