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Kent Mathewson named recipient of AAG’s 2017 Ron Abler Distinguished Service Honor

dsc_0093_portrait Long-time LSU cultural-historical geographer, Kent Mathewson, will receive one of the highest forms of recognition from the leading U.S. professional geography organization. The American Association of Geographers has selected Professor Mathewson to receive its 2017 […]

Previously Unknown Hurricanes Documented in Alumnus’ New Publication

new-hurricane A paper recently published in PLOS ONE documents previously unknown hurricanes in the 1800s and a possible storm track. This work was based on alumnus Jordan Pino’s work in Dr. Kristine DeLong’s graduate Paleoclimatology class […]

Shoreline Protection Project Highlighted in the 2016 Land and Water Magazine

meng1 Professors Chunyan Li and Shelley Meng of Louisiana State University studied the effect of Vegetated EcoShield™ on erosion protection of the berm constructed through a shoreline protection project at the Buras Boat Harbor.  A combination […]

LSU Alum named American Geographical Society’s first Bowman Scholar

peter-herlihy-1 Peter Herlihy, LSU Geography 1979, received the American Geographical Society’s first Bowman Scholar award in New York City on Friday, November 18, for his pioneering work on participatory geography in Central America. The Bowman Scholar […]