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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 8:50am
Savannah, Ga. – University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Catherine Edwards is participating in a collaborative project that will track the migration patterns of important fish species using artificial intelligence and a fleet of underwater robots. The project is a joint effort among UGA Skidaway Institute, Georgia Tech, Michigan State University, Wright State University and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. The…
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:16pm
Savannah, Ga. –UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Chris Marsay will spend much of the coming winter on board an ice breaker frozen solid in the Arctic ice cap. Marsay, working with fellow UGA Skidaway Institute researcher Clifton Buck, is part of a major international research project named Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate or “MOSAiC.” The plan is to sail the German ice breaker Research Vessel…
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:18am
This past week, the surface of Greenland warmed above the freezing point to the greatest extent since the extreme meltwater event in 2012. Ice sheet melting contributes to sea level rise and threatens our coastlines here in Georgia. If all the ice on Greenland were to melt, it would raise sea level about 20 feet. The 2012 event on Greenland created a huge flood of the Watson River, and a meltwater discharge to the ocean that flowed out to the…

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