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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Val Feathers won the “People’s Choice Award” (and a monetary award of $500) at the Three Minute Thesis Competition Wed Nov 9 in the Digital Media Arts and Engineering auditorium at LSU. The event was […]
Geography and Anthropology Assistant Professor David Sathiaraj among LSU faculty members who are closing in on bringing their inventions to market with funds from the university’s LIFT2 grant program. For more information see https://www.businessreport.com/business/lsu-faculty-members-closing-bringing-inventions-market-funds-universitys-lift2-grant-program
From 12–14 August 2016, Baton Rouge and surrounding areas were inundated with as much as 31 inches of rain that eventually made its way into the Amite River and tributaries. Throughout the following week, water […]
Klaus Meyer-Arendt, LSU Geography and Anthropology alumnus, retired from University of West Florida in August. In his honor, the UWF Alumni Association hosted a farewell celebration for the long-time chair of the Department of Earth […]
Professor Fahui Wang along with recent graduate Dr. Peng Jia were awarded the 2015 Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project (HCUP) Outstanding Article of the Year Award. Their article published in Applied Geography evaluated hospital services areas using […]
Every two years a select group of international scholars participates in a traveling seminar in Brazil that focuses on cities and rivers.
State of the Coast is hosted every two years by the Council for the Restoration of Coastal Louisiana and brings together experts from coastal sciences, engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Coastal specialists from 33 states were among the 1000 plus attendees. Special guest speakers included New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.