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September 2019
Free

Evening @ Skidaway – Hurricane Gliders

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McGowan Library Auditorium, 10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411 United States
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The models hurricane forecasters use to predict the paths of storms have become much more accurate in recent years, but they still aren’t great at accurately predicting 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 marine robots to improve the accuracy of storm forecast models. UGA Skidaway Institute research technician Ben Hefner launches a glider into the ocean.…

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October 2019
Free

Skidaway Marine Science Day

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, 10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411 United States
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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 open house will be presented by the UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

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