Sarah Harrison, a student in the Joye lab, successfully defended her thesis “LESSONS FROM THE TAYLOR ENERGY OIL SPILL: HISTORY, SEASONALITY, AND NUTRIENTS LIMITATION” on October 16, 2017. Her thesis features some of the first geochemical and biological measurements at the site and establishes surface waters of the Taylor Energy site as a seasonally dynamic environment with a robust and persistent hydrocarbon degrading microbial community. Congrats Sarah!
A science platform for coastal and shelf waters in the southeast.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
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