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UGA Skidaway Institute joins ocean color nanosatellite project

Researchers at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography have partnered with the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) and others in an ambitious project to use a dedicated nanosatellite to study ocean color. The nanosatellite, the SeaHawk-1 CubeSat, is about the size of a loaf of bread and weighs less than 11 pounds.… Read more »

 

Skidaway Institute, UGA, featured in PBS series

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the UGA Marine Institute will be featured on the PBS program, “Changing Seas.” Produced by PBS South Florida affiliate WPBT, “Changing Seas” is entering its 13th season. The second episode, “At the Water’s Edge: The Salt Marsh,” features UGA scientists and will air in South Florida… Read more »

 

Evening @ Skidaway – Climate Change, June 8

The science behind our changing climate is complex. However, since the 19th century scientists have known that byproducts of the Industrial Age have physical properties that influence global temperature. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Clifton Buck will examine the science and the controversies behind climate change in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway… Read more »

 

RV Savannah cruises through COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic threw a gigantic monkey wrench into John Bichy’s plans and expectations for a successful year for the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s Research Vessel Savannah. As marine superintendent, Bichy is responsible for scheduling and managing the 92-foot long research ship.

 

Evening @ Skidaway recorded, available on YouTube

We had some technical issues beyond our control with the livestream portion of our May 18 Evening @ Skidaway program, “The Secret Lives of Ocean Critters.” However, we did record the presentation, and it is available on the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel. 

 

Evening @ Skidaway – “The Secret Life of Ocean Critters” May 18

Studying marine animals can be incredibly difficult, and the smaller the creature, the more difficult it can be. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Adam Greer will examine the challenges and some new, high-tech solutions in a virtual Evening @ Skidaway program, “The Secret Life of Ocean Critters,” via YouTube on Tuesday, May… Read more »