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UGA Skidaway Institute presents ‘Open Lab Night’ on Aug. 13

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will present an “Open Lab Night” as part of its Evening @ Skidaway series on Tuesday, Aug 13. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit informally with scientists in their laboratories. The program will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by lab visits until 8… Read more »

 

Postcard from Finland – Odds and Ends

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 yesterday the experiment ended. I think most people considered it a great success, even with several bags leaking. One always learns lessons from these sorts… 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 – July 4th in Scandinavia

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. Being here in Finland, the 4th of July is just another day at work. That doesn’t mean that it was uneventful, however. I gave a talk… Read more »

 

Postcard from Finland – Mid-experiment Update

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 (July 2) we had an all-hands meeting to get a status update on the experiment. It turns out that one of the 16 mesocosms… Read more »

 

Postcard from Finland

Editor’s note: UGA Skidaway Institute professor Jay Brandes and graduate student Kun Ma are on a three-week trip to a marine lab in Finland and sent this update. My graduate student, Kun Ma and I arrived in Finland on Tuesday after an overnight flight. We are staying at the TVÄRMINNE ZOOLOGICAL STATION  as part of… Read more »

 

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 »

 

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 »