UGA Skidaway Institute joins ocean color nanosatellite project

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.… Read more »

 

Greer, Cohen and Brandes labs host interns

Bailey Lin is a fourth-year biology major at Georgia Tech with a minor in environmental science. She is scheduled to graduate in December 2021. She is interning in Adam Greer’s lab and is studying doliolids and their life history. She is the coxswain on the rowing team at Georgia Tech and also enjoys baking and… Read more »

 

New grad student and intern in Frischer lab

Emily Gipson is an incoming Ph.D. student, working with Marc Frischer. Emily received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Central Florida and her master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is interested in zooplankton ecology and will study doliolids for her dissertation. Graham Hardy is a rising junior at UGA,… Read more »

 

Rivero-Calle lab working with satellites

Mallie Hunt is a new graduate student in Sara Rivero-Calle’s lab. Mallie is from Tupelo, Miss. and a recent graduate from Mississippi State University with bachelor’s degrees in geology and anthropology. Her interest in this research led her to Skidaway Institute and UGA, where she will be pursuing her master’s degree in marine science. “For… Read more »

 

Georgia Gwinnett College professor spends summer at Skidaway Institute

Michelle Huang is a visiting scholar from Georgia Gwinnett College. She will be working with the Frischer lab through July. At GCC, she teaches analytical chemistry and principles of chemistry courses, and guides undergraduate research in water quality projects. Her current research interest focuses on trace level pesticides and heavy metals in water and beverage.… Read more »

 

New post-doc in Buck Lab

Althea Moore is a new post-doctoral fellow in Cliff Buck’s lab. Althea received her Ph.D. from Northeastern University in the department of marine and environmental sciences. Her dissertation focused on the influence of environmental factors on species interactions in saltmarsh and mangrove ecosystems of Florida. She also has an M.S. in marine science from Virginia… Read more »

 

New post-doc in Buck Lab

Althea Moore is a new post-doctoral fellow in Cliff Buck’s lab. Althea received her Ph.D. from Northeastern University in the department of marine and environmental sciences. Her dissertation focused on the influence of environmental factors on species interactions in saltmarsh and mangrove ecosystems of Florida. She also has an M.S. in marine science from Virginia… Read more »

 

Skidaway Institute, UGA, featured in PBS series

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the UGA Marine Institute will be featured on the PBS program, “Changing Seas.” Produced by PBS South Florida affiliate WPBT, “Changing Seas” is entering its 13th season. The second episode, “At the Water’s Edge: The Salt Marsh,” features UGA scientists and will air in South Florida… Read more »