Children’s book by UGA marine science professor donated to Georgia public libraries

State Librarian Julie Walker, left, and University of Georgia marine sciences professor Merryl Alber hold up “And the Tide Comes In,” a children’s book on salt marshes now available at every public library in the state

Over 400 Georgia public libraries received donated copies of an educational children's book written by University of Georgia department of marine sciences professor Merryl Alber. "And the Tide Comes In" focuses on teaching children about salt marshes.

The book is just one product of the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research project, funded by the National Science Foundation. Read more here.

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Darien GA - "The SALTEx project is part of the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) project. There are 25 LTER sites worldwide funded by the National Science Foundation that study long-term transitions in different ecosystems. Marine scientist Merryl Alber directs the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems project as well as the University of Georgia Marine Institute.

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