On October 15, 2014, Marine Sciences Department postdocs Alexey Vorobev (Moran lab) and Oliver Ding He (Medeiros lab) traveled to the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island to collect samples for an NSF project investigating microbial transformations of organic matter. Coastal seawater is being incubated for 24 hours in the dark and then analyzed for microbial gene expression patterns in the context of changes in the chemical signature of dissolved organic compounds.
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home
Exploring Climate Change
UGA marine scientists are involved in understanding how climate change affects the oceans.