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

Scientists study submerged populations of Coast seagrasses

Habitats have top economic values


(MOSS POINT, Miss.) — A team of scientists is surveying bays and a bayou at the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve to determine what factors make seagrass beds appear, disappear and reappear.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 23, 2009

Hurricane expo kicks off storm season

Ocean Springs, MS – Experts recently were on hand at the Community Hurricane Preparedness Expo to share information about storm surge models, crisis management, ham radio operating, church programs, weather data collection and more at The University...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 09, 2009