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The Northern Gulf Institute Gets the Science "Out There"

September 16, 2013 - The Role of NGI within the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Since the establishment of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) about three years ago, the Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) at Mississippi ...

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Unveils New Website

July 25, 2013 - A new website for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program has recently been completed. In July 2012, the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies (RESTORE) of ...

Mississippi State Signs UAS Agreement

July 23, 2013 - On July 23rd, officials from Mississippi State were at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL for a memorandum of understanding signing with the U.S. Army's Project Manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PM ...

NGI-funded Research Published in Land Economics Journal

May 6, 2013 - NGI researchers, Drs. Dan Petrolia and Keith Coble, both of Mississippi State University, have recently completed research about homeowners' participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. "Risk ...

NGI Researchers Discuss Lack of Oil Spill Research Funding

April 23, 2013 - John Valentine and Monty Graham, NGI Council of Fellows members, discuss the lack of funding with the news media for basic monitoring of marine populations, both before and after the Gulf oil spill. While ...

MSU EcoCAR2 on Display at Infinity Science Center

April 23, 2013 - The MSU EcoCAR2 is on display in the Infinity Science Center at Stennis Space Center. It is part of a three-year collegiate engineering competition and promotes the advancement in engineering and environmental ...

NGI Researcher Completes Survey on Louisiana Wetlands

April 23, 2013 - Mississippi State University environmental economist Dan Petrolia, an associate professor in agricultural economics and Louisiana native, recently completed a national survey on Americans' willingness ...

NGI Advisor Dave Ruple accepts award for Grand Bay NERR

April 16, 2013 - One of NGI's Advisory Board members, Dave Ruple, was recently in the news after Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) where he is manager was presented with the Outstanding Research Partner ...
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UAS Workshop Summary is Highlighted by NOAA

April 10, 2013 - A recent Summary Report on the Optimal Unmanned Aircraft Systems River Observing Strategy Workshop is being highlighted on NOAA's UAS web site and is receiving much attention from other federal agencies ...
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Oyster Studies Indicate No Changes in Oil-related Contamination Pre- and Post-Oil Spill

February 12, 2013 - Drs. Ruth Carmichael (Dauphin Island Sea Lab) and Thomas Soniat (University of New Orleans) have led studies using the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, as an indicator for potential oil spill effects ...