University of Georgia Marine Extension Service: MAREX Marine Advisory Services
Description: It is our goal to monitor water quality on each of Georgia's five major coastal rivers and make the data available through workshops and other programs to the public and those who make decisions concerning the rivers and streams in Georgia.
Mission Statement: Mission statement:
The Marine Extension Service works to increase the efficiency of existing marine industries, to identify new industries that do not harm the environment, and to increase public awareness and understanding of coastal ecosystems. The coordinated programs of applied research, advisory services and education carried out from offices in Athens and Atlanta and from facilities on Skidaway Island, Savannah and Brunswick extend economic and cultural benefits throughout the state and region.