Peat mosses of the genus Sphagnum play a major role in global carbon storage and predominate over photosynthetic production in many northern peatland ecosystems, which are currently being subjected to some of the most rapid climate change on Earth.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home