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Artist's rendering of NSF Regional Class Research Vessel.

9.10.2019 by Jenny Tate

USM and LUMCON Selected to Lead Consortium to Operate New NSF Regional Class Research Vessel

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the Gulf – Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium, cooperatively led by The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), to operate the third new oceanographic research ship to carry out regional scale research in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.