UGA Skidaway Institute presents monthly Evening @ Skidaway programs

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will kick off its 2019 Evening @ Skidaway speaker series on Tuesday, April 9, with a program on the science of predicting climate and climate modeling. The talk will be the first of nine Evening @ Skidaway programs to be presented on a monthly basis through December.

Evening @ Skidaway programs will be presented in the McGowan Library on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus. (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411) They will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the talk at 7 p.m.

April 9 – Daniel Ohnemus
Understanding Climate Models – History, Forcings and the Future

May 14 – Elizabeth Harvey
The Ocean – The Earth’s Medicine Cabinet

June 11 – Julia Diaz
Fertilizers, Food and Marine Health – The future depends on phosphorus.

July 9 – Clark Alexander
The Dynamic Shorelines of Georgia – Past, Present and Future

August 13 – Open Lab Night (Tour Skidaway Institute labs and visit informally with researchers.)

September 10 – Catherine Edwards
Hurricane Gliders — Using Ocean Robots to Improve Tropical Storm Forecasts

October 10 – Jay Brandes
Water — The most complicated simple substance

November 12 – Bill Savidge
The View From the Porch – The Ocean in Savannah’s Front Yard

December 10 – Marc Frischer
The Ocean – The Cradle of the Earth’s Biodiversity

All programs are open to the public, and admission is free. Space is limited. To reserve a seat, please call (912) 598-2325 or email

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