UGA scientists investigate marine murder mystery

A team of University of Georgia investigators is working on a murder mystery, not your everyday who-done-it, but one in which the investigators are scientists, and the victims are thousands of tiny oyster larvae. The mystery began the in the summer of 2017 at the UGA Shellfish Research Laboratory, a unit of UGA Marine Extension… Read more »


UGA Skidaway Institute presents monthly Evening @ Skidaway programs

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.


UGA Skidaway Institute professor selected for prestigious NSF assignment

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Dana Savidge has been selected as a temporary program director, also called a rotator, with the National Science Foundation’s Physical Oceanography Program. The program is housed in the NSF Division of Ocean Science in Washington, D.C.


UGA Skidaway Institute researcher receives prestigious fellowship

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Elizabeth Harvey has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the fellowship is awarded to early-career scholars representing the most promising scientific researchers. Harvey is joined by 125 other 2019 Sloan Fellows from across the U.S. and Canada. She will… Read more »


UGA Skidaway Institute grad student helps Ft. Pulaski battle erosion

A University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography graduate student is using cutting-edge technology to help the National Park Service monitor erosion and sand accumulation on a man-made beach at Fort Pulaski National Monument near Tybee Island, Ga. Colby Peffer is using a drone to track changes to the shoreline as part of her research… Read more »


My First Oceanographic Research Cruise/Adventure to Easter Island

by Herb Windom Editor’s note: Dr. Herb Windom was the first faculty scientist hired at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in 1968. He spent his entire career here. He is now retired and an emeritus professor. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to obtain my graduate education at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) from… Read more »


Wild Water

UGA Skidaway Institute researcher Dana Savidge is leading a team of oceanographers, including Skidway Institute colleague Catherine Edwards, who are trying to understand the mechanisms that drive the exchange of water between the deep ocean and the narrow continental shelf in the area of the Outer Banks. Their project, Processes Driving Exchange at Cape Hatteras,… Read more »