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Georgia Sea Grant awards funding for six coastal research projects

April 19, 2022

The Georgia Sea Grant College Program at the University of Georgia is investing $816,000 in six new research projects that address environmental and economic challenges and advance coastal science in Georgia. Projects range from looking at the use of ropeless… Full story

Phytoplankton monitors help keep communities safe from harmful algal blooms

April 21, 2021

Every Thursday, a group of dedicated UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant volunteers collect water samples from the Skidaway River. They process the samples in the lab at the UGA Aquarium, counting and identifying the phytoplankton in each sample… Full story

South Atlantic Sea Grant programs seek proposals on community resilience to flooding 

August 15, 2019

South Atlantic Sea Grant programs, including Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina, are seeking research proposals that quantify the impacts of flooding on access to infrastructure and the associated economic costs to coastal communities. The regional funding opportunity addresses… Full story

Georgia Sea Grant announces new funded projects to advance coastal science in Georgia

February 6, 2018

Georgia Sea Grant has awarded nearly $800,000 to fund seven research projects at universities across Georgia. The selected projects will address coastal and ocean topics focused on fisheries, estuarine ecosystems, coastal hazards and ocean acidification. “We had a record number… Full story

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