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Closing the Gap: LSU receives $5M funding to build High Frequency Radar Systems on the Coast

Twenty much needed high frequency radar systems will be put up along the Louisiana coastline, thanks to NOAA funding secured by faculty in LSU's Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Geology and Geophysics, and other collaborators.

Departmetnt of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences student Elizabeth Harris

Current and Former CC&E Students Named Science Policy Fellows

A PhD candidate from the Department of Environmental Sciences, and an alumna and a current Master's student from the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences have all been named Science Policy Fellows.

Rural Resiliency: LSU Researchers to Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Rural Resiliency: LSU Researchers to Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Department of Environmental Sciences faculty have received an NSF grant to help prepare rural communities for the challenges of climate change.

Mercedes Pinzon

CC&E Graduate Named a Young Climate Change Ambassador for Panama

Mercedes Pinzon, a recent graduate of the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Masters program, has been awarded a four month internship with Panama's Ministry of the Environment, to help the country prepare for the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change

Summer 2022 graduation

Congratulations to the CC&E Graduating Class of Summer 2023

Congratulations to our most recent alumni!

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High Heat and Training Camp: What Summer Heat Means for Athletic Training

High heat this summer can make outdoor athletic training events like football camp a little trickier, said Department of Environmental Sciences Professor Vince Wilson. But with the right precautions, the training can continue.

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CES Major Introduces New Deltaic Sciences Concentration

Coastal Environmental Sciences students now have a sixth concentration to choose from, with the introduction of the new Deltaic Sciences concentration.

Jamarion Johnson

A Deep Dive into Summer Research: Catching Up with CC&E's Gulf Scholars

CC&E students and faculty have spent their summers conducting research that impacts the Gulf Coast through the Gulf Renaissance Scholars Program.

PhD Candidate Ben Limer

DOCS Student Named 2023 Fulbright Scholar

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences PhD student Benjamin Limer has been named a 2023 Fulbright Scholar.

Chris D'Elia

CC&E's Chris D'Elia Honored by Phi Beta Kappa

Chris D'Elia, professor in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences and dean emeritus of the College of the Coast & Environment, has been honored by the Phi Beta Kappa Chapter at his undergraduate institution.

Dr. Clint Willson

A Q&A With Interim Dean Dr. Clint Willson

Dr. Clint Willson, the College of the Coast & Environment's new Interim Dean, discusses his background and how he sees CC&E.

LSU EnvironMentors Students and Mentors

"We Brought Home A Lot of Awards": LSU EnvironMentors Students Compete in National Showcase

LSU EnvironMentors participants visited Washington, DC to compete in the National EnvironMentors Fair and Research Showcase with the Global Council for Science and the Environment

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What does hurricane season hold for the Gulf? CC&E takes a look

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Assistant Professor Paul Miller talks about his annual forecast for the 2023 hurricane season in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Open Water, Artificial Intelligence: Using AI To Understand Turbulence in the Upper Ocean

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Associate Professor Junhong Liang will be using artificial intelligence to better understand the turbulence at the ocean surface boundary layer.

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.