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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 ...

Veteran Marine Scientist Named Co-director of Two MSU Research Institutes

December 15, 2020 - A marine scientist with extensive research and leadership experience will become the new co-director of the Northern Gulf Institute, a NOAA Cooperative Institute, led by Mississippi State. He will also ...

NOAA Research is Working with Mississippi State University's NGI and Raspet Flight Research Lab Using Drones to Help Scientists Understand Major Weather Events

November 12, 2020 - When it comes to data collection, uncrewed aerial systems — known as UAS or drones — are critical research tools. They’ve helped scientists take surveys of fur seal and polar bear populations, ...

NGI Researcher Explains Why Hurricanes Stall and Why it is so Hard to Forecast

September 24, 2020 - A lot can go wrong when hurricanes stall. Their destructive winds last longer. The storm surge can stay high. And the rain keeps falling. During Hurricane Sally, Naval Air Station Pensacola reported more ...