SkIO R/V renamed

Say “good-bye” to the R/V SkIO Explorer and say “hello” to the R/V Jack Blanton. SkIO’s in-shore research vessel has been remained in honor of the long time, but now retired, SkIO scientist.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

A physical oceanographer, Jack joined the SkIO faculty in 1976. He was promoted to professor in 1982. He retired and was awarded emeritus status in 2008. Jack remains here in Savannah.

 

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