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Skidaway Marine Science Day scheduled for Sat. Oct. 19

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, located on the north end of the island (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, Ga. 31411). The campus-wide… 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 »

 

Evening @ Skidaway program to examine the science of climate prediction

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will kick off its 2019 Evening @ Skidaway speaker series on Tuesday, April 9 with a program on the science of predicting climate and climate modeling. The talk will be the first of nine Evening @ Skidaway programs to be presented on a monthly basis through December.