Sixteen scientists took part in a Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER cruise aboard the R/V Savannah during late July, directed by chief scientist Dr. Daniela Di Iorio. The primary goal of the effort was to sample for nutrients and carbon constituents and measure the spatial extent of the Altamaha River plume in the coastal ocean, part of an ongoing seasonal study of water movement in the South Atlantic Bight.
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.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
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