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NGI Research Referenced in New York Times Article

April 12, 2011 - In the New York Times article, Leslie Kaufman reviews the research efforts resulting from the spill. Her summary is that "what has emerged in studies so far is not a final tally of damage, but a new window ...

New Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Web Site Established

April 6, 2011 - The GCERTF Communications and Engagement Team is pleased to announce the new GCERTF Task Force web site. The website has been moved from the RestoretheGulf page to the EPA server to better communicate ...

NGI Hosts the NOAA Operational Storm Surge Inundation Mapping Workshop

March 15, 2011 - The NOAA Operational Storm Surge Inundation Mapping Workshop assembled federal, state, and local representatives in Bay St. Louis, MS to discuss best practices in communicating potential storm surge risk, ...

Geologic Phosphate Deposits Are a Large Source of Phosphorus to Many Estuaries along the South Atlantic and Gulf Coasts - USGS Findings

March 11, 2011 - New USGS findings released in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association, provides an estimate of natural and human sources of phosphorus delivered to major estuaries, bays, and sounds along ...

Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Services Valuation Database Unveiled by Harte Research Insititute

March 8, 2011 - The Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is pleased to announce the unveiling of the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Services Valuation Database ( There are two ...

GRI Researcher Named MWRRI Director

March 1, 2011 - Wayne Wilkerson, associate professor of landscape architecture at Mississippi State and GRI researcher, has been named the new director of the Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute (MWRRI). The ...

NGI Leadership Changes Announced

January 27, 2011 - Two distinguished research professors from Mississippi State University have joined the leadership at the Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) according to Dr. David R. Shaw, MSU Vice President for Research and ...

NGI Activates Gulf of Mexico BP Research Projects

January 10, 2011 - NGI research is underway to address regional impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative awarded funds to NGI, the only multi-state regional research institution ...

NGI Research Direction and Structure - Impacts on Ecosystems Provide Focus for Research

January 10, 2011 - The NGI Council of Fellows recently endorsed a long-term research direction and structure. Research is organized around three overlapping project clusters of "Observe," "Understand," and "Apply." The cluster ...

A Land-to-Sea Perspective to Monitoring and Assessing Water Quality

January 10, 2011 - Healthy marine life is essential to Gulf of Mexico ecologies and economies. A delicate balance of nutrients and oxygen is at the heart of the Gulf’s health. Understanding the conditions that affect that ...