UGA Skidaway Institute joins ocean color nanosatellite project

Researchers at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography have partnered with the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) and others in an ambitious project to use a dedicated nanosatellite to study ocean color.

The nanosatellite, the SeaHawk-1 CubeSat, is about the size of a loaf of bread and weighs less than 11 pounds. It was launched in 2018, and for the past two and a half years, it has undergone extensive testing and evaluation. It is now ready to move from its testing into its operational phase, a process called commissioning. (more…)

RV Savannah cruises through COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic threw a gigantic monkey wrench into John Bichy’s plans and expectations for a successful year for the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s Research Vessel Savannah. As marine superintendent, Bichy is responsible for scheduling and managing the 92-foot long research ship. (more…)

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Western Boundary Current-Subtropical Continental Shelf Interactions Workshop

Pandemic update:
The in-person workshop is tentatively planned to coincide with the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu on Feb. 27-Mar. 4, 2022. The meeting in Savannah in 2021 has been cancelled.

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