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NGI and NOAA's AOML Study Reveals River Runoff Creates a Buffer Zone for Ocean Acidification in the Gulf of Mexico

February 28, 2022 - A new study by scientists at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) has revealed the alkalinity of river runoff to be a crucial factor for ...

MSU NGI Researcher and Geosciences Faculty Member Named President of National Weather Association

January 31, 2022 - Kathy M. Sherman-Morris, a Northern Gulf Institute Researcher and a veteran Mississippi State professor of geosciences, is the new president of the National Weather Association, a nationwide professional ...
Johna Rudzin

NGI Researcher, Rudzin, Earns Postdoctoral Award for Atmospheric-oceanic Hurricane Research

January 10, 2022 - A new Mississippi State University and Northern Gulf Institute researcher and faculty member, Johna Rudzin, earned a postdoctoral research publication award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering ...

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine awards MSU's Nyadjro an Early-Career Research Fellowship

October 13, 2021 - An associate research professor in Mississippi State's Northern Gulf Institute and Department of Geosciences is one of only eight recipients nationwide this year to earn a National Academies of Sciences, ...

NGI and the Mississippi Aquarium Partner, Launch First MSU-SEAS Program

August 26, 2021 - Twenty-seven students now have a deeper appreciation for protecting the Gulf of Mexico's marine ecosystem. This past weekend, faculty and staff from the Northern Gulf Institute, an NOAA cooperative institute ...

Larger-than-average Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' Measured

August 3, 2021 - NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone"— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — is approximately 6,334 square miles, or equivalent ...

NGI, an MSU-led and NOAA Cooperative Institute, to Receive Up to $86 Million for Gulf of Mexico Research

July 16, 2021 - NOAA remotely operated vehicles enable researchers to share secrets of the sea live via telepresence technology from a ship to the Exploration Command Center, based at the MSU Science and Technology Center ...

NGI and NOAA Research Partner, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Release 2021 Northern Gulf of Mexico Summer Hypoxic Zone Size Forecast

June 7, 2021 - A hypoxic water mass with oxygen concentrations < 2 mg l-1 forms in bottom waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf each spring/summer. Nutrients from the Mississippi River ...

Northern Gulf Institute's Cebrian and Geosystems Research Institute's Turnage, Recognized for Outstanding Research Accomplishments

April 27, 2021 - Mississippi State recognized outstanding research accomplishments from across the university during its annual research awards ceremony. The ceremony marked the culmination of an academic year that saw ...

National Water Center Seeks to Hire Two Physical Scientists

March 26, 2021 - The National Water Center is seeking two Physical Scientists, GS-1301-12 that will work in the Water Prediction Operations Division reporting to Darone Jones in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The vacancy opens ...