August 9, 2017Students will specialize in Ocean Technology, Ocean Sustainability, Marine Living Resources, Ocean and Climate, and Coastal Ocean Systems
May 3, 2017A new analysis of decades of data on oceans across the globe has revealed that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.
April 24, 2017Prof. Di Lorenzo talks about climate geoengineering at the Weather Channel
April 23, 2017Prof. Jennifer Glass talks about earth sources of Tellurium and the future of solar energy
October 20, 2016ECOGIG Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit a Cowan Road Middle School
August 3, 2016While global warming shrinks ice caps, it's expanding “oxygen minimum zones,” where newly discovered bacteria are depleting waters of nitrogen, a nutrient essential to life. This could be creating imbalances.
July 12, 2016The 2014-2015 marine heatwave – often referred to as the “warm blob” – had its origins in weather patterns that started in late 2013.
May 16, 2016A new modeling study conducted by researchers in Georgia Tech shows that for decades, air pollution drifting from East Asia out over the world’s largest ocean has contributed to oxygen levels falling in tropical waters thousands of miles away.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Dr. Capotondi (NOAA) talks about how different expressions of El Niño impact ecosystems along the US West Coast
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The o2/N2 ratio and CO2 airborne Southern Ocean study (ORCAS) -- Dr. Matt Long, NCAR
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
"Environmental roles of uncultured bacteria and archaea in marine sediment" -- Dr. Karen Lloyd, University of Tennessee
8:30 am to 9:30 am
"Deciphering the Deep: Microbial 'Dark Matter' Under the Sea" - Jennifer Glass, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm
Seminar by Dr. Inga Smith from University of Otago
10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Through exhibits and hands-on activities, middle schoolers will learn about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and why we should keep oceans healthy.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Welcome new women faculty and staff and celebrate women's programs and women student leaders
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Kim Cobb, professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will share her eyewitness account of mass deaths of coral reefs in South Pacific due to El Nino.