An international science team examined the effects of dispersant on the activity and composition of oil-degrading marine microorganisms.The researchers found that the biodegraded oil-derived compounds exhibited a specific molecular composition that distinguished them from naturally occurring dissolved organic matter. Read more here.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home
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.