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Dr. Gray Turnage presents cowbells to New Zealand NIWA Research scientists

MSU's Geosystems Research Institute hosts New Zealand researchers for exchange on freshwater biosecurity

July 15, 2024 - International collaborations at Mississippi State continue to grow as the university hosted two researchers from New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) for multiple days ...
Adams Rivers, computational biologist and acting research leader of the USDA-ARS Geospatial and Environmental Epidemiology Research Unit

MSU, USDA-ARS Kick Off New Research Unit Focused on Geospatial, Environmental Epidemiology

July 1, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—Scientists from Mississippi State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, along with other federal and academic organizations, met recently ...
Alaskan Landscape

MSU Partnership Highlights Power of GIS for Alaska's Indigenous Communities

June 19, 2024 - A Mississippi State University partnership is helping build geospatial capacity among indigenous communities in Alaska. Last month, MSU's Geosystems Research Institute's Geospatial Education and Outreach ...
An Ingalls Shipbuilding employee demonstrates the CoolMitt device used in a new partnership between MSU, Ingalls and CoolMitt to aid shipbuilders in the mitigation of heat injuries. (Photo courtesy of Ingalls Shipbuilding)

MSU Partners with HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding on Innovative Heat Safety Technologies

June 6, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University's Athlete Engineering Institute is proud to partner with HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding division, Mississippi's largest manufacturing employer and supplier ...
A pneumatic power hammer is among the forging capabilities at the Edwards Building, allowing for research on novel wrought alloys.

Forging New Purpose: Updated Edwards Building Supports MSU's Innovative Steel Manufacturing Research

May 15, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—A newly renovated facility on the Mississippi State campus is forging new capabilities and partnerships in steel manufacturing and materials research. The Edwards Building, located ...
David Saucier, a research engineer in the Athlete Engineering Institute, runs a test on the Motek GRAIL system in the institute's lab space.

MSU Launches New Athlete Engineering Institute to Drive Innovations in Human Factors, Human Performance, and Technology

April 9, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University's newest research institute is changing the game for human performance and new technologies. The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board ...
Daniel McCraine (right), Research Engineer with the Geosystems Research Institute, and Dr. Sathish Samiappan (left), Associate Research Professor with the Geosystems Research Institute.

Hyperspectral Data: New Science to Save Islands

April 8, 2024 - Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute partnered with Island Conservation to explore the feasibility of using uncrewed aerial systems and cutting-edge hyperspectral imagery to classify ...
Dr. Paul Mickle, Co-Director of the Northern Gulf Institute, moderates the Mississippi Sound Coalition Scientific Research Forum

How Much is Too Much? Scientists Show Freshwater "Tipping Points" for MS Sound

March 25, 2024 - The Mississippi Sound Coalition, which seeks to restore the Sound and the seafood and tourism economies that depend on it, hosted a public forum on March 14, 2024, to present research that evaluates impacts ...
Bluefin tuna grow slowly, taking about 8 years to reach maturity, and can reach up to 13 feet long and 2,000 pounds.

Researchers and Fishing Community Tackle Bluefin Tuna Bycatch

March 7, 2024 - Marine animals that are unintentionally hooked on or entangled in fishing gear are called bycatch. Though usually released, these animals are often injured or die, which reduces the potential to replenish ...
A visualization that displays clusters representing marine microplastics concentration classifications around the world

Inside NOAA's Marine Microplastics Global Database

February 15, 2024 - Data-driven decisions are what everyone wants, but to glean useful insights from data that can inform decisions, the data must be accessible, trustworthy, comprehensive, and meaningfully organized. There ...