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Job Opening – Lab Safety Manager

Apply by July 13, 2020 for full consideration  The UGA Marine Institute (UGAMI) seeks a laboratory safety manager. The person in this position is responsible for ensuring that the UGAMI campus on Sapelo Island, GA is compliant with all environmental safety requirements; provides for safe and...

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Operations Notice

Due to the threat of COVID-19, UGAMI will be closed to visiting class groups until further notice. Researchers wishing to visit will be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. We hope everyone stays safe out there. ...

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2020 GCE Undergraduate Summer Internships

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 GCE Undergraduate Summer Internships! There are four internships available with three opportunities based on Sapelo Island, and one internship based at the University of South Carolina. The application deadline is Sunday, March 8th at midnight. For more information...

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New CreekCam Installed

The first law of Marine Science is that electronics and saltwater don't play well together. Anyone who has owned a boat or deployed an electronic instrument near the ocean can attest to this truth. UGAMI's CreekCam, installed in 2016, became a victim of the corrosive...

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Building New Bridges at UGAMI

Dear Friend, We recently received a note from Dr. Benjamin Ehlers, Director of the Franklin Residential College at UGA, who said: “We had a great trip: Sapelo encompassed everything we are striving for at FRC, in terms of academic rigor, contributing to the community through service...

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The GCE LTER is hiring!

Field Research Technician, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Project The GCE LTER program seeks a research technician to assist with studies of coastal ecology. Work will involve studies of water quality, soils, and wetland plants and animals. This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine...

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Georgia Legislators visit Sapelo Island and UGAMI

UGAMI's Assistant Director for Operations, Jacob Shalack (right), speaking to Georgia legislators during their visit to UGAMI State legislators participating in the Environmental Policy Academy visited the coast this week to learn about issues facing these communities. On Thursday they visited UGAMI to see...

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Summer 2019 Intern Recap

UGAMI saw several interns over the summer working on various GCE LTER projects. A few of the interns visited Sapelo for a week or two while others lived on the island for the entire summer. Here is what five of the interns had to say...

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