Ms. Aimee Oyinlade Oyekan, a UGA Biology major shown here with Professor Hollibaugh, graduated this spring and is now an intern at the University of Oregon’s SPUR program (spur.uoregon.edu). Ms. Oyekan worked as a student intern in Dr. Hollibaugh’s laboratory during spring semester 2017 on an NSF-funded project to understand the biology of a group of single-celled microbes (Thaumarchaeota) and nitrogen cycling on the Georgia coast. Ms. Oyekan intends to pursue a graduate degree in environmental studies.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home