Semester@Skidaway students boat to Wassaw Island

The Semester@Skidaway cohort got an up-close look at coastal processes with a field trip to Wassaw Island. The trip was organized by UGA Skidaway Institute Director Clark Alexander and his lab. Wassaw Island is an undeveloped barrier island a relatively short boat ride from the UGA Skidaway Institute campus. (more…)

UGA coastal units work to preserve a state treasure

(Published in UGA Research’s on-line magazine.)
Georgia’s Atlantic seaboard stretches from the northern tip of Tybee Island to the bottom of Cumberland Island to the south. While that distance measures only about 110 miles as the snowy egret flies, it’s marked by a series of 14 barrier islands that, all told, provide the state with some 3,400 miles of tidal shoreline. (more…)

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