Students are introduced to field and laboratory methods used to investigate marine ecosystems. This course emphasizes methods for identifying and studying marine organisms, oceanographic and coastal marsh sampling, and other field research methods. Major course topics include: organisms of the marine environment; sampling and analytical approaches for studying invertebrates, plants, and plankton; survey tools for the study of marine ecosystems; and data collection from oceanographic vessels.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.