Sixteen scientists took part in a Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER cruise aboard the R/V Savannah during late July, directed by chief scientist Dr. Daniela Di Iorio. The primary goal of the effort was to sample for nutrients and carbon constituents and measure the spatial extent of the Altamaha River plume in the coastal ocean, part of an ongoing seasonal study of water movement in the South Atlantic Bight.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
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.
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.