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Study Finds Three Ways Oill Spill Impacts Gulf Seaweed

January 6, 2015 - Mississippi and Alabama scientists investigated oil spill effects on floating Sargassum, a critical seaweed habitat for many important Gulf species. They observed disappearance during and after the Deepwater ...

Mississippi State's UAS Expertise on Display

December 22, 2014 - The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), a leading industry trade group spent two days in Mississippi recently, and a highlight of the visit was a survey mission led by Mississippi ...

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Issues Funding Call for Gulf Projects

December 19, 2014 - NOAA has issued a call for proposals under the first federal funding opportunity issued by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability ...
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NOAA Sea Grant Announcements

December 15, 2014 - 2015 Funding Opportunities The 2015 NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Federal Funding Opportunities for both Marine Resource Economics and Population and Ecosystem ...

NGI Led Group to Study Impacts of Oil in Gulf of Mexico

November 24, 2014 - BY ASSOCIATED PRESS- HATTIESBURG-- A Northern Gulf Institute consortia member, the University of Southern Mississippi, will use $11 million in funding to study the impact of oil, dispersed oil and dispersant ...

GRIIDC- One Stop Web Shop for Gulf of Mexico Research

November 13, 2014 - The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) is hosting information that 2,400 researchers gathered from more than 200 experiments. Searchable by region, the website ...
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University Names Computing Center for Portera

October 13, 2014 - To honor Mississippi State University's 16th president and his emphasis on computer research, institution leaders dedicated the Malcolm A. Portera High Performance Computing Center last Friday [Oct. 10]. During ...

NGI Co-Director Shares Words of the Wise to Protect Water Resources

September 24, 2014 - Limited water resources and shortages created by population and economic growth, climate change, pollution, and other factors have major impacts on our social, economic and environmental well-being. The ...
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Study Identifies Highly-Efficient Methane-Eating Microbe Present after Oil Spill

September 16, 2014 - During ten research cruises covering over 105,000 square kilometers, scientists documented the fate and dynamics of Deepwater Horizon methane emissions around the blowout site. They found that methane ...
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Mississipppi State and NOAA Scientists Team-up with Liquid Robotics to Improve Huricane Forecasts

August 26, 2014 - Mississippi State University and NOAA are partners with a California robotics firm in a research project improve hurricane intensity forecasting A research project involving NOAA, Mississippi State and ...