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Nancy Rabalais records data during a cruise aboard the R/V Pelican

Below-average Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' measured by NOAA Supported NGI Partners

August 4, 2022 - Low river discharge is a key factor contributing to this year's dead zone NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone"— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill ...
participants in the MSU/USDA Graduate Summer Research Experience Program

Grad Students from Across the Country Benefit from GRI and USDA Graduate Summer Research Experience

August 2, 2022 - A cohort of graduate scholars from around the country has converged at Mississippi State for several weeks to gain high-performance computing skills through a summer research experience program. MSU and ...
Inside the eyewall of 2020 Hurricane Epsilon

Making the Unpredictable Predictable in Hurricane Forecasts

August 2, 2022 - The chaotic, swirling winds just above the ocean as a hurricane develops play a key role in how strong a storm might be when it reaches land. Helping forecasters better account for this seemingly unpredictable ...
Image by Daniel McCraine, GRI researcher and UAS pilot, using TrueView Sensor

GeoCue Group Inc. Features Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute's Work Using TrueView for Airport Runway Extension

July 19, 2022 - Greater point density for greater accuracy with the Trueview sensor—Trueview on campus: Mississippi State, Part 1 Clearwater Consultants Inc, an environmental and civil engineering firm, was tasked ...
Data collected by drones is processed through MSU's Atlas computer.

Farm Press Features Mississippi State University, USDA Agricultural Research Service Supercomputing and Research Efforts to Advance Precision Agriculture

July 18, 2022 - A high-performance computing project at Mississippi State University aims to advance precision agriculture and benefit farmers. Researchers hope to use data obtained by drones to help farmers improve production ...
flight operations technicians at 
the MSU's Raspet Flight Research Laboratory

Mississippi State's Raspet Flight Lab, An ASSURE Research Partner, Working With 911 Security To Ensure Safe Drone Use On Campus

July 7, 2022 - In another proactive approach to campus safety, Mississippi State University's Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is partnering with Dallas-based 911 Security to assist in monitoring drone activity on campus. The ...
Xiaomin Chen, center, a 2022 recipient of the MSU Northern Gulf Institute Research Award

Northern Gulf Institute Recognizes Scientists for Outstanding Research

July 7, 2022 - Two Mississippi State researchers with the university's Northern Gulf Institute are being recognized for world-class research that can positively impact both marine life and mankind. Xiaomin Chen and ...
Leaders representing Mississippi State University visited with leaders at 
the University of Salento in Italy

MSU Partnership with Italy's University of Salento Bolsters Utilization of Smart Technology, Advancing Sustainable Aagriculture

June 27, 2022 - A new partnership between Mississippi State University and Italy's University of Salento will benefit both institutions as faculty work together advancing solutions to global food supply challenges through ...
Representatives of the Northern Gulf Institute and its partners at the 2022 Gulf of Mexico Conference

NGI and Partners at the 2022 Gulf of Mexico Conference

June 6, 2022 - More than 800 attendees that including scientists, resource managers, government workers, and stakeholders participated in the inaugural Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April ...
Oxygen concentrations in bottom water

NGI Research Partner LSU/LUMCON 's Forecast for Summer Hypoxic Zone Size for Northern Gulf of Mexico

June 2, 2022 - A hypoxic water mass with oxygen concentrations ≤ 2 mg l-1 forms in bottom waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf each spring/summer and lasts into the fall but can be disrupted ...