“My thesis topic seeks to understand the influence that ocean thermal structure and translation speed have on the intensification of tropical cyclones”. – Jordan Pino
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Rebekah Jones, a 2014 Master of Science graduate of G&A, published in the Journal of Coastal Research this month with an article stemming from her thesis research.
Professor Craig Colten traveled to Florianopolis, Brazil during the Thanksgiving break to address the Third International Workshop on Environmental History. He discussed his research on community resilience to a group of scholars from Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, Portugal, and the U.S.
Dr. Craig Colten recently received a grant to extend ongoing research on community resilience along the Gulf Coast. This project will supplement an existing project that is being carried out by LSU geographers in collaboration with specialists from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
New and returning graduate students embarked on a field trip to Cocodrie, La. where they canoed through marsh, learned about barrier island and wetland loss, and even got splashed by alligators.
G&A’s Dr. Barry Keim sat down with Washington Post weather blogger Adam Rainear for a Q&A on post-Katrina life and his role at the Southern Regional Climate Center and Office of State Climatology, both housed inside the LSU geography department.
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.