MASGC announces fellowship opportunities

The Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is funded through the National Sea Grant Office and administered through individual state Sea Grant programs. Knauss fellows spend a year in marine policy-related positions in the legislative and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 12, 2017

What old urban patterns teach us about new coastal development

How do basic urban patterns affect a city’s ability to become more coastally resilient? One area that may provide some insight into that question is Newport, Rhode Island. Though Newport is often associated with old money opulence, few would...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Dec 07, 2017

We’re moving (temporarily)

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant administrative office will move Nov. 13 to another building on the Gulf Coast Research Lab campus in Ocean Springs. 

We will work out of offices in the Oceanography Building while heating and air-conditioning work...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 10, 2017

Lessons from Hurricane Nate for oyster farmers

On Oct. 7, 2017, Hurricane Nate made landfall in Louisiana and then a second landfall in the middle of the night on Oct. 8 near Biloxi, Mississippi, bringing in storm surge, rip currents and hurricane-force winds. Hurricane Nate popped up and sped...

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By: Bill Walton / Published: Nov 09, 2017