Athens, Ga. - The billions of marine microorganisms present in every liter of seawater represent a structured ecological community that regulates how the Earth functions in practically every way, from energy consumption to respiration. As inhabitants of the largest environment on Earth, microbial marine systems drive changes in every global system.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
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.
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.