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Sampling Site UGAMI (UGA Marine Institute)

Site Description  

Name: UGA Marine Institute

Location: Sapelo Island, Georgia, USA

Description: The University of Georgia Marine Institute is located on the southern end of Sapelo Island, a barrier island off the central Georgia coast.

Access Information: Access by ferry from the Georgia DNR landing at Meridian, Georgia (Ownership: Leased from the state of Georgia by the University System of Georgia)

Restrictions: Access must be approved in advance by the UGAMI liason (Jon Garbisch )

Vegetation: Spartina alterniflora, saw palmetto, scrub-shrub vegetation, live oak forest

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)


31.395295, -81.282950
31.398877, -81.282950
31.398877, -81.278834
31.395295, -81.278834

Polygon Area:  7.39 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.397142, -81.280814

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.