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Rabalais Re-elected to GCOOS Board

Date Posted: May 26, 2017

Professor Nancy Rabalais has been re-elected to the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) Board of Directors. She was first elected to the initial Board in 2005 and has served continuously since then. The next three-year term will start in fall 2017. Rabalais is a representative from the Academic community. Other sectors are […]

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Advisory Council Tours CC&E’s Zooplankton Ecology Laboratory

Date Posted: May 25, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor Mark Benfield treated CC&E Advisory Council members to a tour of his Zooplankton Ecology Laboratory in the Energy, Coast & Environment Building. Benfield explained how the laboratory’s digital imaging systems, nets, and high-frequency acoustic instruments are used to count and identify zooplankton—tiny organisms in marine ecosystems […]

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Learning in an intimate college atmosphere with the resources of a major research university, our students earn top-notch degrees that address today’s most pressing coastal and environmental issues. We have one of the few undergraduate programs in the nation that integrates oceanography and environmental sciences that is also one of LSU’s fastest growing undergraduate programs.

Our graduate programs offer masters and doctoral degrees in both Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, and Environmental Sciences. The college’s three-to-one student-teacher ratio provides students with the opportunity to work on personalized research projects. Our world-renowned interdisciplinary faculty leads research in state-of-the-art laboratories, out in Louisiana’s unique natural landscape with access to 397 miles of coastline and the Mississippi delta, and around the world.

LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment is a dynamic player in the effort to understand, save, and restore coastal wetlands and the environment.

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