Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium
The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) develops research, education, and outreach programs, and focuses on one the following priority areas: 1) Healthy Coastal Ecosystems, 2) Safe and Sustainable Seafood, 3) Sustainable Coastal Communities, and 4) Hazard Resilience in Coastal Communities. The mission of the MASGC is to enhance the sustainable use and conservation of ocean and coastal resources to benefit the economy and environment in Alabama and Mississippi. To fulfill this mission, MASGC commits to interdisciplinary environmental scholarship and community-based natural resources management so that coastal and marine resources are conserved and managed for a sustainable economy and environment. Consortium members include Auburn University, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Jackson State University, Mississippi State University, The University of Alabama, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, The University of Mississippi, The University of Southern Mississippi, and the University of South Alabama.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant)