UGA Skidaway Institute grad student helps Ft. Pulaski battle erosion

A University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography graduate student is using cutting-edge technology to help the National Park Service monitor erosion and sand accumulation on a man-made beach at Fort Pulaski National Monument near Tybee Island, Ga. Colby Peffer is using a drone to track changes to the shoreline as part of her research for a master’s degree at UGA.

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My First Oceanographic Research Cruise/Adventure to Easter Island

by Herb Windom

Editor’s note: Dr. Herb Windom was the first faculty scientist hired at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in 1968. He spent his entire career here. He is now retired and an emeritus professor.

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to obtain my graduate education at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) from 1963-1968. A major part of the SIO curriculum, implemented in the mid-1960’s, was the development of an annual summer field course built around a departmental sea-going expedition.

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