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Sampling Site GrandBay (Grand Bay NERR)

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Name: Grand Bay NERR

Location: Moss Point, Mississippi

Description: The Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in coastal Mississippi was established in 1999 and is managed by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Estuarine Research Reserve System. The Grand Bay NERR is comprised of approximately 18,000 acres and contains pine savannas, salt marshes, salt pannes, bays and bayous as well as terrestrial habitats that are unique to the coastal zone.

Access Information: By land or water (Ownership: Mississippi DNR)

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)


30.316921, -88.480388
30.428832, -88.480388
30.428832, -88.396142
30.316921, -88.396142

Polygon Area:  7307.9 hectares

Polygon Center:  30.367425, -88.434091

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.