Sometimes scientists start out researching one subject, but along the way, they come across something else even more interesting. This is what happened to University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Adam Greer in the summer of 2016 when Greer was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Southern Mississippi.
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 »
At 4 o’clock on a warm, humid August morning, Quintin Diou-Cass stood on a dock at the University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography collecting water samples at low tide from the Skidaway River estuary. Diou-Cass attends Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania and was a summer intern at Skidaway Institute. His water collection will be used… Read more »
Doliolids are tiny marine animals rarely seen by humans outside a research setting, yet they are key players in the marine ecosystem, particularly in the ocean’s highly productive tropical and subtropical continental margins, such as Georgia’s continental shelf. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Marc Frischer is leading a team of researchers investigating… Read more »
There was a nice article in Saturday’s Savannah Morning News regarding a new imaging lab at UGA Skidaway Institute. http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-01-20/automated-microscopes-aid-crucial-ocean-work-skidaway
Skidaway Institute researcher Elizabeth Harvey is one week into a five-week-long North Atlantic research cruise. Here is the latest post from the cruise blog, including a picture of Liz in the blue parka.
Note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Marc Frischer just completed a two-day cruise on board Skidaway Institute’s Research Vessel Savannah. The cruise was a mixture of science and education. We left the dock on Thursday evening, October 3, and cruised overnight to a station out on the shelf. Friday was spent hunting doliolids and other plankton.… Read more »
Stella Berger is one of the co-authors of a paper published recently in the journal, Marine Biology. The project studied the effect climate change has on the timing and magnitude of spring plankton blooms in both fresh- and saltwater ecosystems. The entire paper can be accessed at: https://www.skio.usg.edu/aboutus/people/nejstgaard/downloads/Winder-Berger.pdf
Skidaway Institute volunteer scientist Nancy Tenenbaum recently travelled to Norway, to work with fellow Skidaway scientist Dr. Stella Berger. She described her experience in the form of a letter to her mentor, retired Savannah business leader and Skidaway Institute supporter, Howard Morrison. Dear Howard, Having had a few days to settle in here and… Read more »