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…)
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…)
Evening @ Skidaway
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.