Members of the media may be interested in contacting LSU experts for comment or analysis throughout the 2015 hurricane season. LSU’s faculty study all aspects of risks associated with living in the coastal zone, and their areas of expertise include evacuation and emergency preparation; waves, wind and storm surge; water and environmental issues; and coastal land… Read More
Shell recently awarded the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program at Louisiana State University a $50,000 grant that will fund up to four student assistantships. “Sea Grant is pleased that Shell decided to support our continued efforts for education and workforce development by supporting these student assistantships,” said Robert Twilley, Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) Executive Director…. Read More
Maria Vozzo’s strong interest in Deepwater Horizon research led her from North Carolina to Louisiana to study the oil’s effects on local oysters. Her work has a wide scope, from the oyster’s environmental conditions to their cellular responses. Maria’s creative adaptation of commercial oyster equipment for her research may also improve them for fisherman’s use.
There are rare oysters in Grand Isle. We saw some of them with long time Oysterman Jules Melancon. There are two aspects of the oysters that standout to Melancon.
With hurricane season only a few weeks away, now is the time homeowners should start making necessary preparations to protect their homes and loved ones. Through the new “Louisiana Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards,” residents of Louisiana have a useful resource at their fingertips as they begin readying their families for natural disasters…. Read More
The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, or CSS, a trans-disciplinary program of the College of Art & Design, College of Engineering, and School of the Coast & Environment, has been awarded the prestigious Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, or ACSA, Collaborative Practice Award for 2012-13. ACSA Board President Donna Robertson presented the award during the… Read More