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Artist's rendering of NSF Regional Class Research Vessel.

9.10.2019

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.

underwater vehicle

6.07.2019

USM to Take Scientific Lead in Investigating Effects of Bonnet Carre Spillway Re-opening

A team of University of Southern Mississippi (USM) researchers is working to advance the state of Mississippi's scientific understanding and the public's comprehension of the effects of the re-opening of Bonnet Carré Spillway on the Mississippi Sound.