The oceans cover 71% of the Earth’s surface. Certain aspects of ocean circulation, element distributions, and biological activity are changing at unprecedented rates. This course provides an introduction to basic oceanography and presents an overview of some of the key local, regional, and global scale changes occurring in the ocean. We will also discuss the potential impacts of these changes and what can be done to reverse present trends.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Exploring Extreme Environments
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.