Dr. Toshi Urakawa is an associate professor of marine and Ecological Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University, which is a new public university mainly focused on undergraduate study and located in Fort Myers, Florida. In Southwest Florida his research has included: the nitrogen cycle and associated microorganisms; cyanobacteria and freshwater restoration; aquaculture; conservation biology, which include smalltooth sawfish and Burmese Pythons, using molecular ecology techniques. He will present about these research topics and his research life at the university that mainly focuses on undergraduate education. Please join us for his talk “Aquatic ecology in Southwest Florida”
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.