All posts tagged Department of Marine Science

Dr. Joe Whitehead

Marine Science Professor Speaks on NPR

Max van NordenThe College of Science and Technology at Southern Miss is committed to having an impact on our local, state, and national community.   Faculty at Southern Miss are experts in the classroom as well as the larger community.

One of our own, Max van Norden, program coordinator for the hydrographic science master’s program in the Southern Miss Department of Marine Science at  Stennis Space Center, was featured as a call-in expert on NPR’s Science Friday program on Jan. 20 from 2:30-3 p.m.

Van Norden answered questions on electronic charting and surveying technology in the wake of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster off the coast of Italy.

Click to see the Science Friday archive of van Norden’s discussion. 


Dr. Joe Whitehead

Marine Science’s Gundersen Researches Coastal Waters

Marine Science’s Kjell Gundersen of the University of Southern Mississippi collaborated on new  study led by University of Georgia researchers concerning oncreasing acidification in coastal waters compromising the ability of oysters and other marine creatures to form and keep their shells. 

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