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Teachers join UGA Skidaway Institute research cruises

Savannah, Ga. — JoCasta Green became a teacher after she was told as a child she couldn’t be a scientist because she was a girl. In May, the pre-K teacher from Decatur, Georgia, achieved a small piece of her childhood dream by joining a research cruise on board the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of… Read more »

 

UGA Skidaway Inst scientist talks jellyfish

UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s Dick Lee was interviewed by the local Fox affiliate yesterday about jellyfish. Here is a link to the story. http://fox28media.com/news/local/tybee-island-may-see-jellyfish-increase-this-month

 

Sea Turtle Release Video

Here is a video of the release Delta, the loggerhead sea turtle from the Tybee Island Marine Science Center. Delta was carried to the Gulf Stream on board the R/V Savannah as a “piggy back” on an already scheduled science cruise.

 

Regents Align Skidaway Institute of Oceanography with UGA

Atlanta — January 8, 2013 The Board of Regents approved today aligning the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SkIO) with the University of Georgia (UGA). “The new alignment between the institute and the university will streamline operations and enhance the research efforts of both SkIO and UGA’s excellent marine and coastal programs,” said Houston Davis, the… Read more »

 

Skidaway Institute lecture to focus threats to water quality

The growing threats to water quality and the potential affect on Coastal Georgia will be the focus of the first lecture in the next program in the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography 2010 Fall Lecture Series, “Crystal Ball: Changes Afoot for Our Oceans and Coast in the 21st Century. ” The final program in the series… Read more »

 

Gulf oil spill to be focus of Skidaway Institute lecture

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be a focus of the next program in the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography 2010 Fall Lecture Series, “Crystal Ball: Changes Afoot for Our Oceans and Coast in the 21st Century. ” The second program in the four-part series will be presented on Monday, September 27, at 7 p.m. at… Read more »

 

Stubbins joins Skidaway Institute faculty

Biogeochemist Aron Stubbins has joined the faculty of the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography as an assistant professor. Stubbins comes to Skidaway from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. where he was a research assistant professor and assistant director of the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium. Stubbins received both his bachelor’s degree in marine biology and… Read more »

 

Off to Alaska!

Professor Marc Frischer and research technician Victoria Baylor are traveling to Point Barrow, Alaska for field work on their project to study the effects of global climate change on the coastal environment there. Dr. Frischer will be blogging about their adventures. Here is the first report. Notes from the Arctic — We’re on our way! … Read more »

 

Skidaway scientist Dana Savidge promoted

Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Dana Savidge has been promoted to associate professor. A physical oceanographer, Savidge joined Skidaway Institute in 2003 as an assistant professor. Savidge studies Gulf Stream variability and ocean circulation, with projects on the continental shelves of Cape Hatteras, Georgia, and Antarctica. One key component of Savidge’s research is a shore-based… Read more »