Dr. Dissanayake is a postdoctoral researcher working on modeling aggregation and export of marine particle and oil in the water column in Dr. Burd’s lab at UGA. She was previously a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Scott Socolofsky at Texas A&M University.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.