On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, or CPRA; the Baton Rouge Area Foundation; LSU; the City of Baton Rouge; and the Water Institute participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for River Studies.
LSU Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Professor Robert Twilley, a fellow in the Coastal Studies Institute, is the lead investigator of a joint project focusing on the sustainability of deltaic landscapes. The project, “DELTA SEES: Sustainability of Deltaic Coastlines – The Trillion Dollar Problem,” has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s, or NSF,… Read More
Deep Ocean Discoveries *The first in a series exploring the process of scientific discovery By Paige Brown It is earth’s last frontier: the ocean floor. Researchers currently have more detailed maps of the surface of Mars than they do of our own deep ocean. But thanks to several LSU coastal science researchers, that is beginning… Read More
LSU School of Coast & Environment professor works to understand prehistoric storms in order to better predict future activity Kam-Biu Liu, George W. Barineau III Professor in the LSU Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, and an international alliance of contributing researchers at Skidmore College and the University of Costa Rica recently received a $300,000… Read More