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Northern Gulf Institute Uses Drone's Eyes to Focus on Floodwaters to Help NOAA Improve Forecast Predicitons

March 20, 2019 - 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 unmanned ...

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Announces the 2019 NOAA Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Competition

January 3, 2019 - Successful candidates of this program will benefit from on-the-job training for two years with a state coastal resource agency project. Host agencies this year include: Minnesota’s Lake Superior ...

Moorhead and Ashby on WRJW's 'Spotlight on 'Stennis' Morning Drive Radio Show

November 27, 2018 - Roger Holland, the host of WRJW Radio Show's 'Spotlight on Stennis,' interviews Northern Gulf Institute's Director Robert Moorhead and Co-Director Steve Ashby. The two administrators discuss the ...

NGI and NOAA Researchers Help Students Learn about Import Factors that Impact Water Quality

November 19, 2018 - Saint Martin high school students learn about water quality from NGI and NOAA experts Madalyn Newman and Jonathan Harris. Photo by Barbara Ambrose, NOAA/NCEI Over the last month, around 80 upperclassman ...

Marine Scientist Chosen for Leadership Role at MSU Research Institute

November 19, 2018 - A senior marine scientist with research interests in coastal ecosystems and human impact on coastlines is being named associate director of Mississippi State University’s Northern Gulf Institute. Just ...

Executive Director of the National Hurricane Center Inspired as a Student while at Mississippi State

October 29, 2018 - Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center, said he knew at a young age he wanted to pursue a career in meteorology, but the years he spent as a graduate student at Mississippi State University ...

Linhoss Named to Research Leadership Role

October 1, 2018 - A Mississippi State researcher with interests in hydrology, ecology, watershed management, climate change, and computational modeling and simulation is being named assistant director of the university’s ...

University and Government Scientists Release 2018 Summer Cruise for Hypoxia 'Dead Zone' Report

August 2, 2018 - LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND LOUISIANA UNIVERSITIES MARINE CONSORTIUM JULY 30, 2018 The bottom area of low oxygen in Louisiana coastal waters west of the Mississippi River, commonly known as the ...

Mississippi State’s Northern Gulf Institute Supports NOAA Okeanos Explorer, ‘America’s Ship for Exploration’

June 29, 2018 - The deep sea is the last undiscovered frontier on Earth that has the potential to harbor undiscovered biodiversity and significant geological features. In fact, NOAA scientists report that 95 percent of ...