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New User-Friendly Web Tool Brings Power of GIS to the Public

October 20, 2016 - The Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) at Mississippi State University has released a new web application, "GeoDawg," that gives Mississippians the ability to easily use the capabilities of a powerful ...
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MSU Geosciences Faculty and GRI Fellow Participates in National Oceanographic Research Cruise

July 26, 2016 - By Sasha Steinberg STARKVILLE, Miss.— A faculty member of Mississippi State's Department of Geosciences has been selected to participate in a University National Oceanographic Laboratory System ...
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Drones Prove to be Valuable Asset to Precision Agriculture

July 25, 2016 - Story by Layton Spann Mississippi State's GRI, MAFES and Extension Service teams use UAS to collect data that can improve current AG management practices so farmers can boost yields, production and profit. Click ...
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Mississippians Are Helping Lead Way on Commercial Use of Drones

July 19, 2016 - by Evelina Burnett Mississippi State University extension associate Louis Wasson says, a few years ago, there was a lot of excitement in the agricultural world about using unmanned and remotely controlled ...
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Robert Moorhead, Director of Geosystems Research Institute Explains some of the New FAA Unmanned Aerial Systems Regulations

July 7, 2016 - By Symone Woolridge WTVA NEWS The Federal Aviation Administration has released new regulations for flying unmanned aircraft systems. This means flyers across the world will have to keep up, including ...
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Mississippi State Research Unit Uses Drones to Help State Preserve and Promote Gulf Coast Island

July 5, 2016 - An island off Mississippi's Gulf Coast under state protection is being eyed as a way to attract more visitors. As MPB's Mark Rigsby reports, officials are weighing tourism dollars and protecting the environment. Deer ...
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Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute UAS Maps Deer Island for Mississippi Secretary of State and Department of Marine Sciences

June 30, 2016 - Story by Tyler Carter tcarter@al.com Mississippi Press/AL. BILOXI, Miss. – Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, along with the Department of Marine Resources and Geosystems Research ...
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Mississippi State Researchers Helping Officials Monitor, Manage Forest Restoration After Wildfire

March 29, 2016 - Researchers at Mississippi State are using innovative unmanned aircraft technology to help state and federal officials assess extensive wildfire damage to a unique natural habitat on the Coast. Biologists ...
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After the Burn: Using UAS to Monitor and Manage Forest Restoration

March 18, 2016 - Biologists and geographic information system specialists from the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, along with the U.S. Forestry Service, are assessing the land and habitat that recently burned ...
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Nominations Wanted for Powe, Research Awards

January 11, 2016 - The nomination period is now open for Mississippi State University's 2016 Research Awards and the Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit nominations ...