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.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home
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.
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.