Savannah, Ga. – In the battlefield of the microbial ocean, scientists have known for some time that certain bacteria can exude chemicals that kill single-cell marine plants, known as phytoplankton. However, the identification of these chemical compounds and the reason why bacteria are producing these lethal compounds has been challenging.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
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