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Skidaway Marine Science Day Cancelled!

Due to the potential for severe weather predicted for Saturday, it is necessary to cancel the vast majority of activities in connection with Skidaway Marine Science Day. The UGA Aquarium will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free admission. However, no other public activities will be presented. There are no plans to… Read more »

 

1940s cattle barn gains new life as classroom and laboratory building

A 71-year old cattle barn will be reborn as a  modern classroom and laboratory building in a dedication ceremony on Oct. 22 at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography on Skidaway Island, Ga. University president Jere Morehead presided over the ceremony, which capped the year-long renovation of the reinforced concrete and steel beam… Read more »

 

Skidaway Marine Science Day to go “rain or shine”

Note: Unless weather conditions become dangerous, Skidaway Marine Science Day will be presented, even in inclement weather.  An afternoon of activities, tours and talks will make Skidaway Marine Science Day a can’t-miss event for all ages on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus,… Read more »

 

UGA Skidaway Institute gliders improve hurricane predictions

The models hurricane forecasters use to predict the paths of storms have become much more accurate in recent years, but not so much the models’ ability to accurately predict a storm’s intensity. Now, underwater gliders, operated by researchers at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, are part of a national effort to use… Read more »

 

Postcard From Finland – Cool Weather

Editor’s note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Jay Brandes and graduate student Kun Ma are on a three-week research trip to a marine lab in Finland and sent this update. So today marks the 12th day of the 14 day mesocosm experiment. Everything continues to go well except that we have lost a couple of more… Read more »

 

Evening @ Skidaway program to examine Georgia’s dynamic shorelines

Georgia’s constantly changing shorelines will be the focus of an Evening @ Skidaway program on Tuesday, July 9, in the McGowan Library on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411). UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Clark Alexander will present a program titled “The Dynamic Shorelines of… Read more »

 

New glider joins fleet

Researchers from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) welcomed a new glider to their research fleet with a christening ceremony at UGA Skidaway Institute on Tuesday, April 23. The new glider was purchased and is owned by SECOORA, but will be based at UGA… Read more »

 

Evening @ Skidaway explores the ocean as the Earth’s medicine cabinet

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Elizabeth Harvey will present an Evening @ Skidaway program titled “The Ocean – The Earth’s Medicine Cabinet” on Tuesday, May 14, in the McGowan Library on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411). The event will begin with a… Read more »

 

UGA Skidaway Institute joins consortium dedicated to ocean conservation

UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is one of several leading ocean science and engineering institutions joining to create Ocean Visions, an initiative meant to foster collaboration between top researchers, conservationists and entrepreneurs committed to solving some of the biggest challenges facing ocean health. The endeavor’s first summit, OceanVisions2019 – Climate, is being held April 1-4… Read more »