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Kam-biu Liu in the Florida Mangroves

'Father of Paleotempestology' To Recieve Lifetime Achievement Award

Kam-Biu Liu, the George W. Barineau III professor and chair of the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, will receive the award from the American Association of Geographers' Climate Specialty Group.

A created marsh at Lake Hermitage

If You Build It, They Will Come: Study Supports Marsh Creation as a Tool to Restore Coastal Louisiana

An important question in marsh creation is whether the created marshes will be similar in ecological value to the existing marshes. A new study headed by CC&E faculty shows they will.

Deparment of Environmental Sciences Associate Professor Brian Snyder

A Sweet New Way to Capture Carbon

CC&E's Brian Snyder investigates the potential of sugarcane and other feedstocks to help capture carbon emissions.

Associate Professor Z. George Xue

CC&E Professor Named a 2022 LSU Rainmaker

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Associate Professor Z. George Xue has been named an LSU Rainmaker in the mid-career category.

Mr. Richard Lipsey with some of his award recipients in January of 2023.

104 Lives Changed... And Counting!

The Lipsey brothers' impact on coastal education continues to grow.

McKee Mendelssohn in the Everglades

Helping Early Career Scientists Get Their Feet Wet

Wetland Scientists Create Travel Award

Paul Miller Describes the Saharan Air Layer

Paul Miller Becomes 4th Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor to Win NSF Career Award

Paul Miller, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, recently won an National Science Foundation Early Career Award for his work on the Saharan Air Layer.

Siarah Hall Diving

Student Research Spotlight: Siarah Hall

CC&E undergraduate student Siarah Hall discusses her research experiences, which include trips to Bermuda and Little Cayman.

APTM Leadership with CC&E's Dean D'Elia

CC&E Announces Outreach Fund Sponsored by APTIM

Local environmental industry leader works CC&E to help local students learn more about the environment.

D'Elia addresses gives a speech at graduation

A Look At D'Elia's Tenure As Dean

A retrospective of Dean D'Elia's tenure as the longest serving dean at LSU and the longest in the history of LSU.

Bedazzled graduation cap

Congratulations to CC&E's Fall Class of 2022!

The College of the Coast & Environment is excited to congratulate its latest graduates!

George Xue

Coupled Computer Modeling Can Help More Accurately Predict Coastal Flooding, Study Demonstrates

LSU researchers used a novel coupled computer modeling approach to accurately recreate the coastal flooding that occurred during Hurricane Florence, demonstrating that it is more accurate than traditional modeling approaches.

A map of the Louisiana coast

CC&E Study Shows Landbuilding in Davis Pond, Site of Freshwater Diversion

CC&E scientists say land is being created at one of two sites on Louisiana's coast

Fish Jumping

CC&E Celebrates World Fisheries Day

In honor of World Fisheries Day, here are a few highlights from the work of CC&E's fisheries researchers.

Li Checks Sensor

LSU Professor Captures Shockwaves from Volcano with Handmade Air Pressure Sensor

Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor Chunyan Li picked up the global atmospheric shockwaves sent out by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on air pressure sensors in his home and office.

LIDAR of a Mangrove Trunk

Letting Nature Lead the Fight - US Army Corps of Engineers Reinvests in LSU to Protect Military Infrastructure Using Nature-Based Designs

LSU researchers and the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center are using the Louisiana coastline as a living laboratory as they team up to develop a set of engineering and design strategies to protect the Army's infrastructure and people.

CC&E Dean Chris D'Elia delivers opening remarks

LSU Co-hosts Superintendents from Across the Country in an Effort to Enhance STEM Education

CC&E joined with the East Baton Rouge Parish School System and LSU's College of Human Sciences and Education to host AASA, the school superintendent's association, for their STEM Leadership Consortium.

Mississippi River Bridge

The path to clean water: 50 years in the making

On the 50th anniversary of its passage, CC&E faculty discuss the local significance of the Clean Water Act as well as its future.

Map of Research Location

LSU Scientist leads a US team In International Effort to Understand Air-sea Gas Exchange in Labrador Sea

An LSU Scientist will be leading the US team as part of an international research expedition to the Labrador Sea

Map of Coastal Study Sites

Resistance and Resilience: The Impact of Weather Disturbances on the Louisiana and Texas Coast

With a new grant from NASA, LSU scientists will track the impact of severe weather disturbances on the coastal wetlands and estuaries in Louisiana and Texas.

Researchers retrieve a core sample

Sea Level Rise Sentinels: Documenting Biodiversity in the Rising Waters of the Gulf of Mexico

LSU scientists will be using innovative techniques to document biodiversity in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the NOAA's Marine Biodiversity Observation Network

A Coastal Wetland

LSU Researchers Join Multi-Institutional Team to Investigate Sources of Methane in Coastal Wetlands

Scientists will examine natural sources of the greenhouse gas methane along Louisiana's coast

Garbage at Side of the Road

Litter Tracker: LSU Professor Works to Find the Source of Baton Rouge Neighborhoods' Litter

Some of the litter in Baton Rouge neighborhoods may be coming from an unexpected source: the city's garbage trucks

Invasive House Mouse on Southeast Farallon Island

Little Rodent, Big Appetite: Researchers identify the dietary impacts of invasive mice on the Farallon Islands

Rodents on the Farallon Islands, the largest seabird breeding colony in the contiguous U.S., have had a large impact on the native ecosystem, says new research at LSU.

Green Turtle

New Research Sheds Light on Marine Turtles in the Gulf of Mexico

An LSU researcher releases the largest ever assessment of marine turtle diving behavior in the Gulf of Mexico.