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Research on interconnections among Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.
Outreach for decisions based on those interconnections.

About Us

The Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Cooperative Institution comprised of six academic institutions: Mississippi State University (lead), University of Southern Mississippi, Florida State University, Louisiana State University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory

As such, the NGI is a consortium of academic institutions geographically distributed across the US Gulf Coast states.

Education & Outreach

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The Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) Education and Outreach (E&O) Program supports the missions of NOAA and partner organizations in the Gulf of Mexico region to develop an engaged and educated public who are better able to make scientifically informed decisions. The NGI E&O Program also supports the development of a workforce pipeline for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Products & Tools

Learn about products and tools that the Northern Gulf Institute, in collaboration with its NOAA partners, has contributed to or provided support for their developement or operation.

NGI Program Office

NGI Executive Office