The most comprehensive collection of storm surge information in the world, SURGEDAT, has been launched by researchers in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU.
Dr. Craig Colten, Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography, has been invited to speak at the Infrastructure and Equity Conference in Bogota, Columbia, on Aug. 21. The principal host and organizer is Columbia Humanitaria, a federal agency created in the wake of disastrous La Nina floods in 2010-2011, which guides relief and rehabilitation in the wake of disasters and fosters strong institutional and financial strategies to face future hazard events.
Dr. Craig Colten, Carl O. Sauer Professor in Geography, has joined the Water Institute of the Gulf as its director of Human Dimensions. While retaining his position with LSU, he will work to help coastal communities adapt and respond to environmental changes and hazards.
Diaries from pre- and post-Civil War America, newspaper clippings, shipping log books, and personal items such as photographs, eye glasses, a pocket watch, and engraved silverware are just a few of the treasures the Department of Geography and Anthropology faculty have discovered in a recent gift to LSU.
G&A undergraduate Margeaux Murray joined an international crew of archaeologists at the ancient seaside settlement of Samanco (600-200 BCE), located in the desert 250 miles north of Lima, Peru.
A G&A research project that could change the way visitors see New Orleans was featured this week in The Advocate.
Cartographers from the Louisiana Geological Survey, or LGS, have won the award for Best Reference Map in the 40th annual Cartography and Geographic Information Society, or CaGIS, Map Design Competition. The map, titled “Geologic Map […]
DeLong analyzed more than 19,000 samples from a massive coral colony to construct a 350-year record of sea surface temperature in the southwestern Pacific. Her findings have been published in the November 2012 issue of Nature Climate Change.
Rebecca “Becky” Hood, an anthropology undergraduate in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU, won first place at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference 2012 for oral presentations in Social Sciences.