Goecker hired as habitat restoration specialist

Meg Goecker has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium office at the Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center in Mobile, Ala., as a habitat restoration specialist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 24, 2009

TV program to focus on watersheds

Don’t miss the second television program in the series “Gambling Against Mother Nature,” which will air at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, on WKRG-TV (News Channel 5, Mobile, Ala.) The title of the second program is “Water Runs Downhill.” The...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 19, 2009

Programs to highlight storm resilience

The first show in a three-part series called “Gambling Against Mother Nature” will air at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, on WKRG-TV (News 5). The show will explore how beaches and barrier islands protect the coast, how Orange Beach has changed since...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 29, 2009

Hurricane hardware

Scientists are developing new device to make homes safer during storms

 

Catastrophic losses due to hurricanes are the largest and most pervasive risk faced by Gulf of Mexico coastal communities. Because residential structures are a predominant...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 26, 2009