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Geosystems Research Institute

About GRI

Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute is a collaborative of academic scientists, engineers, and stakeholders active in conducting and coordinating research using geospatial technologies and resource management to advance knowledge and practice in earth and its systems to improve policy and public awareness.

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MSU Researcher and Faculty Member Named Associate Director of GRI

August 17, 2022 - A Mississippi State faculty member with more than a decade of research and service in wildlife, fisheries, aquaculture and land conservation is adding an administrative role to her responsibilities. Kristine ...

Grad Students from Across the Country Benefit from GRI and USDA Graduate Summer Research Experience

August 2, 2022 - A cohort of graduate scholars from around the country has converged at Mississippi State for several weeks to gain high-performance computing skills through a summer research experience program. MSU and ...

GeoCue Group Inc. Features Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute's Work Using TrueView for Airport Runway Extension

July 19, 2022 - Greater point density for greater accuracy with the Trueview sensor—Trueview on campus: Mississippi State, Part 1 Clearwater Consultants Inc, an environmental and civil engineering firm, was tasked ...

Farm Press Features Mississippi State University, USDA Agricultural Research Service Supercomputing and Research Efforts to Advance Precision Agriculture

July 18, 2022 - A high-performance computing project at Mississippi State University aims to advance precision agriculture and benefit farmers. Researchers hope to use data obtained by drones to help farmers improve production ...

GRI Researchers, Partnership Middle School Install Interactive Weather station, Help Students Become 'Citizen Scientists'

April 25, 2022 - Geosystems Research Institute Scientists, in collaboration with the Partnership Middle School -- Starkville Oktibbeha County School District's sixth and seventh grades -- last week officially have opened ...



Recent Publications

Bheemanahalli, R., Ramamoorthy, P., Poudel, S., Samiappan, S., Wijewardane, N., & Reddy, R. (2022). Effects of Drought and Heat Stresses during Reproductive Stage on Pollen Germination, Yield, and Leaf Reflectance Properties in Maize (Zea Mays L.). Plant Direct. Wiley. 6, e434. [Abstract]

Zhang, C., Qian, J., Hu, J., Huang, Y., Lu, B., & He, Y. (2022). Rhizosphere Soil Microbial Survival States and N-Related Process during Riparian Plant Dormancy: Influences of Plant Locations and Plant Species. Diversity. 14(8), 611. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Bheemanahalli, R., Vennam, R. R., Ramamoorthy, P., & Reddy, K. (2022). Effects of Post-flowering Heat and Drought Stresses on Physiology, Yield, and Quality in Maize (Zea Mays L.). Plant Stress. Elsevier. 6, 100106. [Document Site]

Tao, F., Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., & Rajasekaran, K. (2022). Near-infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Evaluation of Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn Kernels. Biosystems Engineering. 221, 181-194. DOI:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2022.07.002.