Saeplo Island, part of the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER, where shell rings from ancestral Muskogean people have been unearthed.
Kyle Runion conducting a vegetation survey in the Port Aransas Nature Preserve to measure species richness in a project with our Semester by the Sea student to study marsh vegetation, elevation, and soil temperature.
Sunset over the UGAMI Marsh, near the University of Georgia Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, Georgia, in August 2021.
Alligators are one of several mobile apex predators in southeastern estuaries. James Nifong
Although estuaries are small in area, they play an outsized role in the global carbon budget. Steven Pennings Steven Pennings
A long-term experiment at the GCE LTER revealed that rising sea levels would negatively affect tidal freshwater marshes. Steven Pennings
Long-term monitoring of salt marsh plant production revealed the role of river flow. Andy Penninman
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