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Merryl Alber

Director of the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island

Contact Info

288A, Marine Sciences Building
Lab phone:
(706) 542-8144
  • Ph.D. 1992, Boston University, Boston
  • B.S. 1981, Duke University, Durham, NC

Craft C., Herbert E., Li F., Smith D., Schubauer-Berigan J., Widney S., Angeline C., Pennings S., Medeiros P.M., Byers J. et al..  2016.  Climate change and the fate of coastal wetlands. Wetland Science & Practice. 33(3):70-73. Google Scholar BibTex XML

Research Interests:

Marine ecology of nearshore environments; estuarine food webs; impacts of freshwater withdrawal on coastal systems; models of estuarine flushing times; biological characteristics and fate of suspended sediments in estuaries; human impacts in the coastal zone; interactions between science and policy

Articles Featuring Merryl Alber

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:23am

Georgia Coastal Ecosystems, a research program based at the …

Monday, February 17, 2014 - 10:49am

Congratulations to Dr. Merryl Alber who is the new director of the University of Georgia Marine Institute on Sapelo Island GA.  She succeeds Dr. Bill Miller who served as director for 9 years.  See the…

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