Evening @ Skidaway program examines oyster revival on Georgia’s coast

The story of the Georgia oyster industry and the current effort to give it new life will be the focus of a special Evening @ Skidaway program by Andre Joseph Gallant, author of the new book, “A High Low Tide: The Revival of a Southern Oyster.” The program will be held on Friday, November 16, in the McGowan Library on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411). The event will begin with a reception at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. (more…)

UGA Skidaway Institute scientist uses underwater gliders to study Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is providing an unexpected research opportunity for UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Catherine Edwards. Edwards uses autonomous underwater vehicles, or gliders, to study ocean conditions, in this case, what happens in the ocean during a hurricane.

Her project is described in an article in Wired.

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