UGA Skidaway Institute researcher receives Sloan Research Fellowship.

Julia Diaz has been awarded the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship along with 125 of her contemporaries across the United States and Canada. This award is comprised of $65,000 that she can use towards her research. We are so proud to be affiliated with Julia, and can't wait to see the future her career holds and where her research will take her. Congratulations, Julia!

For more information, please check out SkIO's article about the fellowship here.

Evening @ Skidaway program examines value of salt marshes

Savannah, Ga. – Georgia’s salt marshes contribute greatly to the coastal environment, from providing a nursery for young marine life to serving as a buffer from storm surges. But is there a way to put a dollar value on a salt marsh?

As the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography continues its year long 50th anniversary celebration with monthly public science programs, Dr. Bill Savidge will examine the economic value of the “goods and services” that salt marshes provide to the citizens of the Georgia coast.

Julia Diaz Accepted as 2018 Sloan Research Fellow

Congratulations to Julia Diaz for this amazing accomplishment! According to the Sloan Foundation website,"these 126 early-career scholars represent the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada. Winners receive $65,000, which may be spent over a two-year term on any expense supportive of their research."

Evening @ Skidaway launches UGA Skidaway Institute’s 50th anniversary celebration

Savannah, Ga. – Since 1968, when the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography was founded, the science of oceanography has grown by giant proportions. Now a part of the University of Georgia, Skidaway Institute has been in the middle of that growth, conducting marine research from the coast of Georgia to sites all over the world. 

New Positions open at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

The Univeristy of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Department of Marine Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for two nine-month, tenure-track faculty positions resident at the coastal campus in Savannah, GA. 

Chemical Oceanography—We seek candidates whose area of expertise could include (but are not limited to) organic geochemistry, sedimentary or water column biogeochemistry, or carbon and coupled elemental cycles.

Aron Stubbins and Christof Meile Become ASLO Fellows

ASLO Fellows are recognized as having achieved excellence in their contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences. The ASLO Fellows program was initiated in 2015 to honor those ASLO members who have consistently volunteered their time and efforts in ASLO’s publications, conferences, and governance. The commitment and service of ASLO Fellows have enabled our society to advance the sciences of limnology and oceanography. CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH!

Wade Sheldon Donates Piece for 2017 UGAMI Art Auction

Wade Sheldon is a Marine Scientist that has been with the department for many years. He also happens to have a passion for photography. In addition to his nature- centric works, he pursues a wide variety of subjects which can be found here. He has donated his skills before to non- profit groups and schools. Now, with this piece titled "Sapelo Island Twilight", he has contributed to the 2017 UGAMI art auction.

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