UGA Skidaway Institute scientist uses underwater gliders to study Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is providing an unexpected research opportunity for UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Catherine Edwards. Edwards uses autonomous underwater vehicles, or gliders, to study ocean conditions, in this case, what happens in the ocean during a hurricane. Her project is described in an article in Wired.


Skidaway Institute researchers probe doliolid secrets

Doliolids are tiny marine animals so transparent they are practically invisible. Yet, these rarely seen and little understood organisms are a major driver of the marine ecosystem on continental shelves around the world. University of Georgia researcher Marc Frischer recently completed a major field study in the South Atlantic Bight on the continental shelf off… Read more »


Evening @ Skidaway program examines the ‘other carbon problem’

University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clifton Buck will present an Evening @ Skidaway program to describe the science behind the “other carbon problem” — ocean acidification — on Tuesday, August 14, in the McGowan Library on the University of Georgia Skidaway Marine Science Campus (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411). The… Read more »


UGA Skidaway Institute scientists publish two papers on Arctic processes

The Arctic is experiencing the effects of climate change faster than anywhere on the planet, yet it is one of the least understood regions, due largely to the difficulty of making observations and collecting samples there. With the support of National Science Foundation funding, two University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientists are studying… Read more »


UGA Skidaway Institute presents “Open Lab Night” on July 10

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will present an “Open Lab Night” on Tuesday, July 10, as part of its yearlong series of public programs to celebrate the Institute’s 50th anniversary. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit informally with scientists in their laboratories. The program will begin with a reception at 6:15… Read more »


2018 Evening @ Skidaway Programs

UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is celebrating its 50h anniversary with a series of a monthly public science programs. The schedule of Evening @ Skidaway programs for the remainder of 2018 includes seven lecture programs and two “open lab nights.” September 11 — Dr. Clark Alexander / Sea Level Rise and What It Means to… Read more »