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“Turbulence – resolving two – phase flow simulations of wave – and current supported turbidity flows”

Date Posted: March 25, 2017

This Friday, March 31, 2017 the College of the Coast & Environment will be hosting Dr. Celalettin Emre Ozdemir from the Department of Civil Engineering, LSU for the Spring CC&E Seminar Series. Dr. Ozdemir’s topic for the seminar will be “Turbulence – resolving two – phase flow simulations of wave – and current supported turbidity […]

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“Environmental Health Risk Assessment of Arsenic: Romanian Case Study”

Date Posted: March 18, 2017

This Friday, March 24, 2017 the College of the Coast & Environment will be hosting Dr. Eugen Gurzau from the Environmental Health Center (Romania) for the Spring CC&E Seminar Series. Dr. Gurzau’s topic for the seminar will be “Environmental Health Risk Assessment of Arsenic: Romanian Case Study.” Please join us in the Dalton J. Woods […]

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LSU research on oil differs from EPA predictions

Date Posted: March 17, 2017

Research conducted at LSU on four commercially available chemicals traditionally found around crude oil spills concluded that some of these chemicals move and change at different rates than originally predicted. Parichehr Saranjampour, an LSU Department of Environmental Sciences doctoral candidate, and her colleagues recently had their discoveries published in the Journal of Environmental Toxicology and […]

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Science Comedian and Communications Expert to Perform March 16

Date Posted: March 15, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Spend an evening laughing out loud when science comedian Brian Malow performs his standup routine, “Rational Comedy for an Irrational Planet,” at LSU Union Theater on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. Malow will dispel myths and misconceptions about science,explore the science in science fiction, exercise brains and tickle funny bones. The […]

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Scientists Identify Critical Species from Gulf Oil Spill

Date Posted: March 14, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A new study from a Coastal Waters Consortium team of researchers has found which birds, fish, insects and other animals affected by the Deepwater Horizon explosion should be given top priority for conservation, protection and research. Until now scientists didn’t know which kinds of animals were most affected and what impact their […]

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LSU Women Making History: Nancy Rabalais

Date Posted: March 13, 2017

Dr. Rabalais received a MacArthur “genius” award. She is one of the world’s foremost experts on the largest oxygen-depleted, or hypoxic, zone in the U.S. where aquatic organisms can no longer live. She leads a long-term study of the hypoxic zone in the northern Gulf of Mexico adjacent to the Mississippi River on the Louisiana/Texas […]

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Coastal Resiliency Researchers Awarded $1.3 Million in Grants

Date Posted: March 11, 2017

11/04/2016 BATON ROUGE – Nearly a quarter of the world’s population lives within 60 miles of the shoreline and within 300 feet of sea level elevation. As sea level rises, these shoreline communities as well as barrier islands, dunes and marshes become more at-risk. The LSU Center for Coastal Resiliency, or CCR, led by Scott […]

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