Marine Sciences faculty member Mary Ann Moran has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the NSF Dimensions of Biodiversity program, along with co-PIs William Whitman in the Department of Microbiology, Ron Kiene at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and Jim Birch and Chris Scholin at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. This project will explore the regulation of organic sulfur metabolism in marine bacteria and its effects on the emission of climate-relevant sulfur gas to the atmosphere.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home