Plastic pollution has become a defining characteristic of mankind’s imprint on the environment in this century. UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Jay Brandes will explore the issue of plastic pollution in the coastal environment in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “The Ocean’s Plastic Problem – A Very 21st Century Pollutant,” presented via YouTube… Read more »
Earthquakes are everyday occurrences around the world but represent a fundamental force that is reconfiguring the shape of the land and oceans. UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Clark Alexander explore the science of earthquakes in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program “I’m all shook up – earthquakes and tsunamis” presented via YouTube on Tuesday,… Read more »
If you have been shrimping or purchased local head-on shrimp, you have probably encountered shrimp black gill, which many area shrimpers blame for declining shrimp harvests. UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Marc Frischer will explore the causes and consequences of black gill in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “Climate Change and Shrimp Black… Read more »
The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Open Lab Night, scheduled for Aug. 24, has been cancelled because of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and the risk this may pose to participants. The Open Lab Night program will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
Marine robots can be used to map and track marine life that are important to fisheries managers in areas like Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Catherine Edwards will discuss the use of robots and artificial intelligence in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “Alexa, Map Fish Habitats!… Read more »
University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Clifton Buck will examine the science and the controversies behind climate change in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “Is it the Sun? Skepticism and Myth Making in Climate Science,” via YouTube on Tuesday, June 8, at 7 p.m.
We had some technical issues beyond our control with the livestream portion of our May 18 Evening @ Skidaway program, “The Secret Lives of Ocean Critters.” However, we did record the presentation, and it is available on the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel.
Studying marine animals can be incredibly difficult, and the smaller the creature, the more difficult it can be. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Adam Greer will examine the challenges and some new, high-tech solutions in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “The Secret Life of Ocean Critters,” via YouTube on Tuesday, May… Read more »
What would it be like to spend the winter on an icebreaker frozen into the Arctic ice cap? UGA Skidaway Institute researcher Chris Marsay will discuss what he experienced while conducting climate change research in the winter of 2020 in a special Evening @ Skidaway presentation. The program, titled “Four months in the ice: Arctic… Read more »
The Evening @ Skidaway programs are UGA Skidaway Institute’s monthly public lecture series. All the programs will be presented virtually until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted enough to allow a return to in-person presentations. To join any program, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be sent a link to access the presentation. All programs are free of… Read more »