Coronavirus causing change of plans for Arctic expedition

The COVID 19 pandemic may delay the return of UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Chris Marsay from the Arctic icecap. Marsay has been on board the German icebreaker Polarstern for several weeks. (more…)

UGA Skidaway Institute scientists to study aerosol dust’s impact on life and chemistry in the ocean

A team of University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientists has received a 4-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study how dust in the atmosphere is deposited in the ocean and how that affects chemical and biological process there.

The research team of Clifton Buck, Daniel Ohnemus and Christopher Marsay will focus their efforts on a patch of the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. (more…)

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