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Clark R. Alexander

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Director, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
  • B.A. Humboldt State University, Geology 1983 
  • B.S. Humboldt State University, Oceanography 1983 
  • M.S. North Carolina State University, Marine Geology 1985 
  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University, Marine Sedimentology 1990
Research Areas:
Research Interests:

Sedimentary processes on continental margins, processes of stratigraphic sequence formation, coastal and barrier island geology, rates and processes of shoreline change, Quaternary sea level history, coastal hazards and vulnerability assessments, anthropogenic impacts on the coastal zone, biological modification of the sedimentary record, benthic habitat assessment.

Articles Featuring Clark R. Alexander

Many researchers are concerned about the rising sea levels and the effects they will have on our coastlines- many of which contain historical sites. One of these sites is Fort Pulaski on the Georgia coast. Clark Alexander noted that recent reports have…

Athens, Ga. – Clark Alexander, a scientist with a long history of fostering collaboration and excellence in research, has been named director of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.

Interim Executive Director of Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Clark Alexander and Professor of the Department of Marine Sciences has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Ossabaw Island Foundation. 

Interim Executive Director Clark Alexander of Skidaway Institute of Ocean Sciences and Professor of the Department of Marine Sciences has been honored by the coastal environmental group One Hundred Miles as one of the group’s One Hundred Miles 100.…

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