Mississippi Sound


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Mississippi Sound

An arm of the Gulf of Mexico bordering on southeast Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southwest Alabama, and a chain of small offshore islands. It is part of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
On the Gulf Coast they have experienced, firsthand, the adverse impacts to the Mississippi Sound resulting from a protracted opening of the Bonnet Carr Spillway.
Fishing the Mississippi Sound is big business, and unless we make efforts to protect this resource, it may not always be there.
In Mississippi, a string of uninhabited barrier islands off our coast separates Mississippi Sound from the Gulf of Mexico.
The Beach Casino's design features floor to ceiling windows with unmatched views of the Mississippi Sound, very unique for a casino.
Louis Bay estuary study site (168 [km.sup.2]) is located in the Mississippi Sound, which feeds into the Gulf of Mexico (Fig.
Commercial trawling fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), including the Mississippi Sound, and east coast of the United States discard large amounts of by-catch which benefit bottlenose dolphins foraging these fish (Wassenberg and Hill 1990).
Cates, University of Texas at Tyler, for the poster entitled "Behavioral changes related to compensatory growth in corn snakes (Pantherophis guttata);" second-place, Savannah Michael sen, University of Southern Mississippi, for the poster entitled "Fluctuating asymmetry as an indicator of environmental stress in the Mississippi Sound caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill;" and third-place, Reid Morehouse, Oklahoma State University, for the poster entitled "Crayfishes of Oklahoma: identification, distributions, and ecology."
The following dedicated chapters are committed to carrying out the ASMC mission and reinvigorating their contributions to the defense financial management profession: Cochise; Mississippi Sound; Space Coast; Camp Pendleton; Midlands; and Eagle.
Additional fish were also captured at 2 additional sites as part of a second survey of composition of fish communities associated with oyster reefs in the western Mississippi Sound (Fig.
The $220 million, 800,000 square-foot rebuilt facility offers 582 rooms, with individual balcony views of the Mississippi Sound and the Gulf Coast skyline and a covered pedestrian bridge to the beach.
As more oil from the leak in the Gulf of Mexico spreads into the Mississippi Sound, the American government has taken action and ordered a fleet of new super skimmers to help in the clean-up efforts.
During hurricanes low barrier islands don't provide much protection, and the tranquil waters of Mississippi Sound are aroused by the storm's piled fury.

Full browser ?