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Recent Northern Gulf Institute Funded Research, Published In Nature, Shows that One Tropical Storm Passing Through Area Increases the Chance the Next One will be Stronger

September 23, 2020 - Exposure to extreme events is a major concern in coastal regions where growing human populations and stressed natural ecosystems are at significant risk to such phenomena. However, the complex sequence ...

Hypoxia Dead Zone Measured to be Smaller this Year

August 4, 2020 - The bottom area of low oxygen in Louisiana coastal waters west of the Mississippi River, commonly known as the ‘Dead Zone,’ was mapped at a much smaller-than-average size this summer. The area ...

MSU, Mississippi Research Institutions Partner with ERDCWERX to Support Commercialization of ERDC Technologies

July 8, 2020 - A new partnership has been created to support the market introduction of technologies invented at the seven laboratories of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), headquartered ...

MSU Ranks Fourth in U.S. Academia for Supercomputing Power

June 29, 2020 - Mississippi State University is again among the nation’s elite in supercomputing power. MSU’s Orion supercomputer is the fourth most powerful academic data center in the U.S., according to ...

NGI's Research Partner, Louisiana University's Marine Consortium (LUMCON), Releases Summer 2020 Hypoxia Report

June 3, 2020 - 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 ...

NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, Forida, Accepting Applications for a Transition Manager Position

May 1, 2020 - NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) in Miami, FL, is now accepting applications for a transition manager position. This new and exciting position serves as AOML's transition ...
Water Institute

The Water Institute of the Gulf has 3 Job Positions Open

May 1, 2020 - The Water Institute of the Gulf is a not-for-profit, independent applied research institute headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana dedicated to providing advanced understanding and technical expertise ...

MSU Celebrates NGI, HPC2 and CAVS Research Success with Annual Awards

April 21, 2020 - Mississippi State is honoring more than 50 students, faculty and staff for their exceptional contributions to the university’s research enterprise. The annual awards, given each spring, celebrate ...

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Environmental Studies Offers Cooperative Agreement Opportunity

March 16, 2020 - BOEM is looking to partner with a University to look at shipwrecks and benthic hardbottom in the Gulf. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) through the Environmental Studies Program (ESP) is offering ...

MSU, NOAA Celebrate Orion Supercomputer

January 6, 2020 - Mississippi State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration celebrated one of the country’s most powerful supercomputers. MSU and ...