UGA Marine Sciences students Carolina da Silva, Courtney Thomas, Chandler Countryman and Ruth Pannill are now on a research cruise off the Georgia coast investigating carbon export off the Altamaha River. Carolina has built 15 surface drifters that are being deployed to track the motion of riverine water over the shelf. The project is led by Patricia Medeiros and Renato Castelao.
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.
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