Lower Mississippi Gulf Water Science Center
The Lower Mississippi-Gulf multimedia gallery is a collection of images and videos that help vizualize our mission. We strive to provide first-class science and data to the public and our cooperators.
Each one these blue dots represents a site where a storm-tide sensor bracket has been installed for the Gulf of Mexico pre-defined network. There are currently 85 brackets in Florida, 6 in Alabama, 3 in Mississippi, 18 in Louisiana and 26 in Texas, for a total of 138 bracketed sites. (Not all brackets will be used in all storms.)
Groundwater use from the Ozark Plateaus aquifer system, 1900 to 2010” is a short video showing modeled groundwater withdrawal rates from the Ozark Plateaus aquifer system (Ozark system) in the central United States. The Ozark Plateaus Groundwater Availability Study aims to quantify current groundwater resources in the Ozark system, evaluate how these resources have changed...
Waterborne resistivity crew conducting a resistivity survey of the Quiver River, Sunflower County, Mississippi. Electrodes on a floating cable are visible behind the boat, which is travelling upstream. Photo by Ben Miller, 2016
Jason Payne driving an ATV pulling an array of electrodes for mapping the near surface geology in the vicinity of Steiner, Mississippi.
View of the Ohmmapper system electrodes being pulled behind a small truck in order to map the near surface geology of Sunflower County, Mississippi near the town of Shellmound. Photo by Ben Miller, 2016
Waterborne resistivity survey in progress on the Tallahatchie River, Leflore County, Mississippi. GPS unit and depth sounder are visible attached to the front of the boat. Photo by James R. Rigby, 2016
The fire that became known as Chimney Tops 2 started near a Great Smoky Mountains National Park landmark known as The Chimneys on or about Nov. 23, 2016.
In an extreme drought and amid high winds, many fires burned together in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the town of Gatlinburg and nearby communities to form the deadly fire that became known as Chimney Tops 2. This photo was taken on the night of Nov. 28, 2016, as the fire was spreading rapidly.