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Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Releases Monitoring and Adaptive Management Strategy

Sep 22, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 22, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf joins the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group in celebrating the release of the...

NOAA RESTORE Science Program Awards USM Professor with Funding for Chandeleur Islands Restoration Planning

Sep 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 16, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf researchers will join in a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., PE, D.CE, D.PE joins The Water Institute of the Gulf as Senior Research Scientist

Aug 17, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 17, 2021) – Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, D.PE joined the Institute Aug. 1 as a Senior Research Scientist bringing with him...

The Water Institute of the Gulf announces three new board members

Aug 10, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 10, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf is thrilled to announce the appointment of three new members to the board of direct...

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A city of water: Experts explain how climate change impacts Pittsburgh’s infrastructure

Aug 9, 2021

As the climate crisis hastens, many experts believe Pittsburgh — at the center of the Rust Belt — will be a part of something new: the “waterbelt.” In...

Hurricane simulations by Bridges, Bridges-2 inform state decision making

Aug 8, 2021

Destruction of coastal habitat doesn’t just affect wildlife—it endangers human lives and impacts employment and the larger economy. Working for the Lo...

Water Works - A jaunt to Jazz Fest leads to a mission for Louisiana’s wetlands

Jul 30, 2021

The weekend after April 20, 2010, was a fateful one for Justin Ehrenwerth ’01. He took a trip with friends to Jazz Fest in New Orleans, where he met u...

Here are Louisiana's seven strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Jul 30, 2021

The Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force - charged with finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that lead to hotter temperatures, higher s...

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