LA-COE produces quarterly newsletters to provide updates on the center's activities and work that is currently being funded by LA-COE, alongside information for current grant recipients. Please find our current and previous newsletters below.

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January 2024

In the January 2024 newsletter: RFP3 release, LA-COE congratulates all RFP2 PIs for completion of final reports, and looking forward to GOMCON in February 2024.

October 2023

In the October 2023 LA-COE Newsletter: All-Hands Meeting highlights, outreach summary from RESTORE Act Treasury Webinar, updates on the upcoming Gulf of Mexico Conference, and reminders for PIs.

July 2023

In the July 2023 LA-COE Newsletter: Farewell to LA-COE Deputy Director Bingqing Liu as she begins her new role as an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Plus updates on the Co-Production of Science Workshop, State of the Coast 2023, and upcoming deadlines for RFP2 award recipients. The highlighted LA-COE project is "Quantifying Marsh Edge Erodibility as a Function of Salinity and Water Chemistry, and Assessing Possible Effects of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Barataria Bay" led by Giulio Mariotti.

April 2023

In the April 2023 LA-COE Newsletter: Updates on the RFP2 Award Closeout Webinar, the upcoming State of the Coast Conference and LA-COE All-Hands Meeting. Plus, our Project Highlights section focuses on LSU assistant professor Dr. Carol Wilson's study of Subsurface Stratigraphic Controls on Subsidence and Carbon Sequestration in Mississippi Delta Diversion Receiving Basins.

January 2023

In the January 2023 LA-COE Newsletter: Farewell to Melissa Baustian, Jessica Henkel announced as new LA-COE Director, LA-COE's upcoming co-production of a science workshop with the NOAA RESTORE Science Program and Louisiana Sea Grant, and more.

September 2022

In the September 2022 LA-COE Newsletter: LA-COE's 2022 All-hands Meeting promotes collaboration and provides updates on RFP2, a meeting of the LA-COE Executive Committee, and more.

March 2022

In the March 2022 LA-COE Newsletter: LA-COE joins the Florida Restore Act Center of Excellence Program All-hands Meeting, 2022 All-hands Meeting promotes collaboration and provides updates on RFP2, a meeting of the LA-COE Executive Committee, and more.

December 2021

In the December 2021 LA-COE Newsletter: RFP2 Kick-off Webinar, GOMCON 2022, plus Emre Ozdemir (PI-LSU), Navid Jafari (co-PI), Jason Carol (Technical Point of Contact), and Jacques Boudreaux (CPRA Liaison) hold a virtual kickoff meeting for their project "Improving the design and construction practice of marsh creation projects."

September 2021

In the September 2021 LA-COE Newsletter: LA-COE hosts a virtual panel discussion at State of the Coast 2021, COEs collaborate on the article “Prospects for Gulf of Mexico Environmental Recovery and Restoration,” published in Oceanography, RFP2 awards announced, and more.