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Randal L. Walker

Director
University of Georgia Marine Extension Service


Expertise:
Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture of Shellfish

Issues of Interest:
Water Quality, Water Quantity, Coastal Ecology, Essential Fish Habitat, Marine Protected Areas, Fisheries, Aquaculture, protecting wetlands, etc.

Current Projects:

  • GIS Data Base for water quality parameters in McIntosh Co (finished 4 CD-ROM set)
  • GIS Data Base for water quality parameters for 11 coastal zone counties in Georgia
  • Septic Tank survey of McIntosh County
  • Water Quality Monitoring in Satilla, Ogeechee, and Altamaha Rivers
  • Water Quality Monitoring in the Duplin River, Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Long-term oyster recruitment patterns as environmental indicators
  • Non-point Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)
  • Adopt-A-River, Adopt-A-Stream, Adopt-A-Wetland Programs
  • Water Quality Teachers Workshop
  • Drinking water wells health assessment in Liberty Co.
  • Urban planning
  • Georgia Clean Marina Program
  • Coastal Training Program
  • Pollution Prevention Programs for boaters
  • K-12 Water Quality Classes with GSAMS capability
  • Post Graduate Teaching Internships in Water Quality

Project Links:

Overcoming Constraints to the Development of a Sustainable Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica Aquaculture Industry in Georgia
Alan Power, University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, Savannah; Randal Walker, University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, Athens; Thomas Shierling, Tori Stivers, University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, Brunswick

Lymphoreticular Histology and Innate Immunity on Cultured Black Sea Bass
Randal L. Walker (UGA Marine Extension Service), Kenneth Latimer, and Donald Evans (College of Veterinary Medicine, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA)

Black Sea Bass Culture
Randal L. Walker (Shellfish Aquaculture Laboratory, Univ. of Georgia Marine Extension Service)

A GIS Water Quality Database for Georgia's Coastal Zone Counties
Randal L. Walker and Karen Payne (Univ of Georgia Marine Extension Service)

Location:
Rivers, Saltmarshes, ocean, all of coastal Georgia

Homepage:
http://www.marex.uga.edu/
http://www.marsci.uga.edu/directory/walker.htm

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This page was updated February 4, 2016