The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography announces the lineup of speakers for its Evening @ Skidaway public lecture series. The series of eight lectures and one open lab night will be presented both in-person and online on a monthly basis through December.
April 11 – Catherine Edwards
“Eavesdropping Underwater: Monitoring Right Whales off Georgia’s Coast Using Autonomous Systems”
May 9 – Clifton Buck
“Exploring Ocean Fertilization: Iron and the Carbon Cycle”
June 13 – Dan Ohnemus
“GEOTRACES: How the Mapping Ocean Chemistry Helps Us Learn about Our Changing Planet”
July 11— Open Lab Night (Tour Skidaway Institute labs and visit informally with researchers.)
Aug 8 – Natalie Cohen
“Monitoring for Harmful Algal Blooms on Skidaway Island”
Sept 12 — Jay Brandes
“22,000 Pieces of Plastic in the Ocean for Every Person on Earth: How Did We Get Here?”
Oct 10 — Marc Frischer
“Marine Pandemics: It’s Not Just People”
Nov 28 – Sara Rivero-Calle
“Scenes of planet Earth from the perspective of SeaHawk cubesat the miniature ocean color satellite”
Dec 12 – Althea Moore
“Water Cycle of the Oak Canopy: The Water-Trapping Plants Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern”
The in-person programs will be presented in the McGowan Library on the UGA Skidaway Marine Science Campus (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, Georgia, 31411). They will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the talk at 7 p.m. The Open Lab Night on July 11 will also begin at 6:30 p.m.
To view the programs online (except for the open lab might), visit the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel.
All programs are open to the public and free of charge.