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Our Coast, Our Delta: In Barataria Bay, LSU Researchers Track the Effects of Sediment Diversion

Our Coast, Our Delta: In Barataria Bay, LSU Researchers Track the Effects of Sediment Diversion

LSU researchers are at work in Barataria Bay, assessing the current ecosystem and building a better understanding of the potential effects of the upcoming sediment diversion.

Nina Lam

What is Resilience?

College of the Coast & Environment Professor Nina Lam has been awarded the UCGIS 2023 Research Award for her work on creating a standard measurement to define a community's resilience to severe weather and other disasters.

Dr. James M. Coleman

CC&E Fondly Remembers Dr. James Coleman

CC&E remembers the life and work of Dr. James M. Coleman, director of the Coastal Studies Institute and one of the foremost coastal geologists of his time.

A group of graduates

CC&E Presents the Spring Class of 2023

The College of the Coast & Environment is excited to announce its latest graduates.

Dr. Kanchan Maiti

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Welcomes New Chair

DOCS Associate Chair Kanchan Maiti will replace outgoing Chair Kam-biu Liu, who is returning to being a full-time faculty member.

Dr. Clint Willson

CC&E Announces Interim Dean

Director of the Center for River Studies Clint Willson will take over as Interim Dean of the College of the Coast & Environment

Rebeca de Jesus Crespo in a New Orleans cemetary

What's for dinner: better understanding the feeding habits of mosquito larvae

Department of Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Rebeca de Jesus Crespo is studying the eating habits of mosquito larvae, as part of a larger project to better understand mosquitos in urban environments.

Aine O'Nuanain

CC&E Student Named to 2023 Tiger Twelve

Coastal Environmental Sciences student Aine O'Nuanain was named to the Tiger Twelve Class of 2023.

Maile Braden holds specimen tubes

In the Lab with CC&E

Undergraduate student lab workers work in hard in faculty research labs across CC&E, contributing to the knowledge of coastal and environmental issues while reaping the benefits of participating in world class research.

A Drunken Forest in Alaska

AI in Alaska: LSU researchers work to understand permafrost and climate change

An LSU scientist using artificial intelligence to better understand Alaskan permafrost. His research has implications for Louisiana as well.

Kameelah Z Hollis won a Spring 2023 LSU Discover Grant

The Future is Phytoplankton! Catching up with CC&E's Discover Grant Awardees

Four Coastal Environmental Sciences students were recipients of LSU Discover Grants this year. We caught up with them to see how their projects were doing.

Kam-biu Liu in the Florida Mangroves

'Father of Paleotempestology' To Recieve Lifetime Achievement Award

Kam-Biu Liu, the George W. Barineau III professor and chair of the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, will receive the award from the American Association of Geographers' Climate Specialty Group.

A created marsh at Lake Hermitage

If You Build It, They Will Come: Study Supports Marsh Creation as a Tool to Restore Coastal Louisiana

An important question in marsh creation is whether the created marshes will be similar in ecological value to the existing marshes. A new study headed by CC&E faculty shows they will.

Deparment of Environmental Sciences Associate Professor Brian Snyder

A Sweet New Way to Capture Carbon

CC&E's Brian Snyder investigates the potential of sugarcane and other feedstocks to help capture carbon emissions.

Associate Professor Z. George Xue

CC&E Professor Named a 2022 LSU Rainmaker

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Associate Professor Z. George Xue has been named an LSU Rainmaker in the mid-career category.

Mr. Richard Lipsey with some of his award recipients in January of 2023.

104 Lives Changed... And Counting!

The Lipsey brothers' impact on coastal education continues to grow.

McKee Mendelssohn in the Everglades

Helping Early Career Scientists Get Their Feet Wet

Wetland Scientists Create Travel Award

Paul Miller Describes the Saharan Air Layer

Paul Miller Becomes 4th Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor to Win NSF Career Award

Paul Miller, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, recently won an National Science Foundation Early Career Award for his work on the Saharan Air Layer.

Siarah Hall Diving

Student Research Spotlight: Siarah Hall

CC&E undergraduate student Siarah Hall discusses her research experiences, which include trips to Bermuda and Little Cayman.

APTM Leadership with CC&E's Dean D'Elia

CC&E Announces Outreach Fund Sponsored by APTIM

Local environmental industry leader works CC&E to help local students learn more about the environment.

D'Elia addresses gives a speech at graduation

A Look At D'Elia's Tenure As Dean

A retrospective of Dean D'Elia's tenure as the longest serving dean at LSU and the longest in the history of LSU.

Bedazzled graduation cap

Congratulations to CC&E's Fall Class of 2022!

The College of the Coast & Environment is excited to congratulate its latest graduates!

George Xue

Coupled Computer Modeling Can Help More Accurately Predict Coastal Flooding, Study Demonstrates

LSU researchers used a novel coupled computer modeling approach to accurately recreate the coastal flooding that occurred during Hurricane Florence, demonstrating that it is more accurate than traditional modeling approaches.

A map of the Louisiana coast

CC&E Study Shows Landbuilding in Davis Pond, Site of Freshwater Diversion

CC&E scientists say land is being created at one of two sites on Louisiana's coast

Fish Jumping

CC&E Celebrates World Fisheries Day

In honor of World Fisheries Day, here are a few highlights from the work of CC&E's fisheries researchers.