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Federal Resources

The links below are not meant to be exhaustive. Please feel to send an email to Brad Brazzeal if there are other resources that you like to be added to this page.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Engineer Research and Development Center
    The ERDC "helps solve our Nation’s most challenging problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences for the Army, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and our Nation’s public good."
  • Navigation Data Center
    A service of the US Army Corps of Engineers, this web resource provides data on ports, waterways, and waterborne commerce in the United States.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Transportation

  • Maritime Administration
    Department of Transportation's MARAD home page has online publications, data, and links to marine transportation sites.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • EPA Office of Water
    Provides information on EPA's water related programs and access to data on water quality across the United States.

U.S. Geological Survey

Other Resources

State of Mississippi Agencies

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

  • Water
    "MDEQ’s programs and initiatives address both water quality and water quantity to protect the state’s valuable resources. MDEQ is responsible for dealing with issues related to the water quality of all intrastate, interstate, and coastal waters. "

Mississippi Department of Transportation

  • Ports & Waterways

Mississippi State University

  • Geosystems Research Institute (GRI)
  • Northern Gulf Institute
    "... a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Cooperative Institute, a partnership of six complementary academic institutions and NOAA addressing important national strategic research and education goals."
  • Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI)
    "The purpose of the program is to provide a coordinated research and development program that contributes to the solution of water and water-related land use problems in Mississippi, the region, and the nation."

Professional Organizations