UGA Skidaway Institute announces 2023 Evening @ Skidaway schedule

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 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 — Althea Moore
“Water Cycle of the Oak Canopy: The Water-Trapping Plants Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern”

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 – Jay Brandes
“22,000 Pieces of Plastic in the Ocean for Every Person on Earth: How Did We Get Here?”

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 night), visit the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel.

All programs are open to the public and free of charge.

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