Students in the Yager lab work on research projects ranging across the subjects of marine microbial ecology, seawater carbonate chemistry, and climate change. Recent field work has taken place in the Amundsen Sea, Antartica; coastal Barrow, Alaska; and the Amazon River and plume. Research questions tend to focus on some aspect of how climate change may be altering the marine biosphere and feeding back to climate through the global carbon cycle.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home