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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 ...

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 ...

Shaw Named MSU’s New Provost and Executive Vice President

June 5, 2019 - A longtime faculty member and senior administrator at Mississippi State will serve the university in a new leadership role. David R. Shaw has been named the new provost and executive vice president after ...

MSU Marine Scientist’s Work Published in ‘Nature Ecology & Evolution’

April 11, 2019 - An associate director of Mississippi State University’s Northern Gulf Institute meta-analysis study about the impact exotic species have on native marine communities is being recognized on an international ...

HPC2 Administrator, GRI, NGI, and CAVS Researchers Earn Recognition for Exceptional Research and Leadership Honors

April 3, 2019 - More than 50 Mississippi State students, faculty and staff are 2019 selections for exceptional research and leadership honors. MSU President Mark E. Keenum welcomed honorees, their guests and senior administrators ...

ASSURE Lead Mississippi State University's Northern Gulf Institute makes Weather Nation Headlines by Helping NOAA's US National Weather Service North Central River Forecast Center

April 2, 2019 - [NOAA] As the Yalobusha River rose around Greenwood, Mississippi, during a major rainstorm in late February, scientists from the Northern Gulf Institute at Mississippi State University deployed a small ...