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2011 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Conference

Mobile, Alabama
May 17 - 19, 2011

The Northern Gulf Institute hosted over 200 regional scientists, researchers, and students at their 5th annual conference in Mobile. This year's conference highlighted the work of multi-university and multi-institutional teams under the theme of an Earth systems approach to northern Gulf science and management.

The conference agenda included fifty-eight technical presentations and two interactive sessions with sixty-five poster displays featuring current Gulf of Mexico research. Participants in the annual and student poster contests demonstrated exceptional artistic, technical, and scientific efforts.

The NOAA-NGI Summer Diversity Interns attended the conference and received internship orientation and metadata training. The NOAA Career Roundtable hosted a panel of NOAA scientists and administrators who shared their professional experiences and discussed career opportunities with students.