UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researchers may have found a link between shrimp black gill and climate change. Black gill is a condition shrimpers have blamed for devastating their shrimp harvests. It is caused by a single cell parasite. VIDEO
Sea level is projected to rise at least one meter by 2100. Where will that water go and how will it change the Georgia coastal ecosystem? University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander and Georgia Southern University researcher Christine Hladik are attempting to answer those questions. https://youtu.be/vNFrxb4cytU
Our annual campus-wide open house event, Skidaway Marine Science Day, was held on Saturday, October 24. Here is a a quick look at the fun and activities.
We just completed a new video on our Research Vessel Savannah. It is posted on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHfr05N8a9U
We have a sampling station set up in Groves Creek on the east side of Skidaway Island as part of a salt marsh study. One added element is a time lapse camera. This short video is pretty cool. Enjoy.
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.