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Here we go again…

A familiar occurrence is happening again at UGAMI: another infrastructure improvement project is getting underway.  The process begins with the arrival of a barge loaded with equipment and construction materials.  Then the workers arrive on the ferry, many of whom are now our old friends; veterans from previous...

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Jacob Shalack earns Certified Educational Facilities Professional credential

UGAMI is proud to announce that Jacob Shalack has earned the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA. The CEFP credential recognizes leaders in educational facilities management and is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field. Jacob...

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Renovations of the Administration and Carriage Buildings

[caption id="attachment_1746" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Administration Building before Hurricane Irma. (Photo by Wade Sheldon.)[/caption] When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!  For the past few years, UGAMI has been implementing an infrastructure improvement plan.  Hurricane Irma was certainly a setback to those plans (see earlier posts...

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Update on Hurricane Irma recovery

[caption id="attachment_1729" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Restoration nearly completed in the teaching lab (as of Feb 9, 2018). Electrical utilities were removed from the floor, the floor tiles have been replaced with an epoxy finish, and the bottom two-feet of the walls have been replaced, and the...

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UGAMI installs new seawater system

With funds from an NSF Field Stations and Marine Laboratories grant, we completed renovations of the systems supplying water to UGAMI’s seawater laboratories.  These facilities allow us to maintain a large variety of tanks and aquaria for studying marine organisms in a controlled setting. The...

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UGAMI gets new small boat docks

To get to ocean and estuarine habitats, marine scientists depend on boats; they’re a basic tool of the trade.  Most people understand the importance of boats to our work.  But there are other, somewhat less exciting, tools that are just as important.  For example, a boat...

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