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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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; ...

New Supercomputer at MSU's HPC2 Ranks 4th Fastest in U.S. Academia: Supercomputer to Power NGI and NOAA Research

June 19, 2019 - From improving weather forecasts to making safer and more fuel-efficient vehicles to better securing the cyber world, Mississippi State’s technologically-advanced supercomputers have been helping ...

Via NOAA: NOAA Announces NOAA Honors Program

June 18, 2019 - The NHP will help NOAA build a diverse, high-performing workforce by bringing us a multitude of talented recent graduates with different perspectives and viewpoints, and academic excellence. Recruitment ...

A June 2019 Forecast Shows Largest Ever Deadzone in Report Published by NGI Partner LSU Marine Consortium's Nancy Rabalais

June 11, 2019 - A hypoxic water mass with oxygen concentrations ≤ 2 mg l-1 forms in bottom waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf each year. Nutrients from the Mississippi River watershed, particularly ...
Commercial fishing boats sit in the Pass Christian Harbor

Fox News Shares NGI's Anna Linhoss' Expertise about how Fresh Water Diverted into the Gulf Coast Affects Marine Life and the Fishing Industry

June 7, 2019 - The Mississippi Gulf Coast is now bearing the effects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi ...