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MSU's NGI, HPC2 and NOAA Partner to Protect People and Property with Powerful Supercomputer System

November 12, 2019 - The High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HPC²) at Mississippi State University (MSU) is a coalition of member institutes and centers that share the common objective of using HPC to advance excellence ...
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MSU’s Northern Gulf Institute Partner with NOAA, USM, MTS, to Teach Students Marine Science

August 29, 2019 - On July 18, 2019, roughly 200 children between the ages of nine and 14 participated in "Misson Hoopossible" at Stennis Space Center where they learned about how scientists use Remote Operated Vehicles ...
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NGI Marine Scientist Helps NOAA Explore Methane Seep Field off The NC Coast

August 20, 2019 - Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discovered a methane seep field off the coast of Bodie Island in 2012, but they didn’t get a look at it until this year. Using ...
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NGI and NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Study Shows Nutrients Entering Biscayne Bay

August 14, 2019 - An analysis of 20 years of water quality data shows that Biscayne Bay, a NOAA Habitat Focus Area off southeast Florida, is degrading, as scientists have identified early warning signs that could help inform ...
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MSU's Northern Gulf Institute Needs a Research Associate to Work on Scientific Data Monitoring, Assessment and Analysis Projects with NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information

August 14, 2019 - Processing of oceanographic data including development of integrated management frameworks for oceanographic data such as ocean currents and debris collected with bottle and net tows (including microplastics). An ...
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MSU's Northern Gulf Institute Needs an Assistant or Associate Research Professor to Analyze and Assess Oceanographic Data at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information

August 14, 2019 - Analyze and assess oceanographic data including development of integrated synthesis frameworks for oceanographic data such as bottle and net-tow debris (including microplastics), and ocean currents. An ...
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NGI Research Partner, Louisiana University's Marine Consortium, State that Oxygen Levels are Just Slightly Lower than Forecasted, but still 8th Largest Gulf 'Dead Zone' in History

August 1, 2019 - The bottom area of low oxygen in Louisiana coastal waters west of the Mississippi River was lower than expected when the forecasted size was predicted based on May nitrate load. The area was 6,952 square ...
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Heartland to Gulf: Farmers, Agricultural Leaders and Natural Resource Professionals Work to Reduce Gulf Hypoxia

July 31, 2019 - Land grant universities in 12 of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin (MARB) states are working alongside the Hypoxia Task Force to address gulf hypoxia, the response to excess nitrogen and phosphorus ...
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Mississippi State Researchers are Examining the Economic Impact of the Bonnet Carré Spillway’s Opening on the Gulf Coast Seafood Industry

July 26, 2019 - While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the Bonnet Carré Spillway this week, economic impacts of its months-long opening are expected to be felt in the seafood industry for years to come. Mississippi ...
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NGI's Co-Director, Steve Ashby, Serves on Advisory Panel that Supports NCCOS Workshop on Hypoxia's Effects on Marine Life

July 24, 2019 - With Second Workshop, NCCOS Continues Focus on Hypoxia’s Effects on Fish and Fisheries Research Area(s): Stressor Impacts and Mitigation / Biological Effects of Contaminants and Nutrients, Hypoxia; ...