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The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes two new board members

Apr 3, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf is honored to welcome two exceptional new members to the board of directors ...

Greater New Orleans Foundation announces initial funding for The Water Institute of the Gulf to develop Resilience Lab

Mar 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 13, 2018) – For generations, Louisiana has faced strong storms and an ever changing coastline which have periodically disrupte...

Jeff Hebert to join The Water Institute of the Gulf as Vice President for Adaptation and Resilience

Dec 4, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (December 4, 2017) – Cindy, Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate, and an August New Orleans severe rainstorm highlighted what Louisiana resident...

New report: Lower Mississippi River dynamics influence sediment and nutrient movement into the delta

Nov 30, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (November 30, 2017) – The lower Mississippi River in Louisiana transports sediment and nutrients much differently than areas farther ...

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Tracking the River: Mississippi Model May Help Save Coast

Apr 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. — Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive repli...

Miami is racing against time to keep up with sea-level rise

Apr 12, 2018

Miami and Miami Beach already struggle with serious flooding related to sea-level rise — even when there is no rain.The ground under the cities of Sou...

SUFB Season 1 Ep4: Southern Louisiana Coastal Habitat Changes with Dr. Melissa Baustian

Mar 20, 2018

Dr. Melissa Baustian joins Shea on this episode of the season to tell us about the diverse coastal habitats within the Southern Louisiana Region to gi...

New research effort aims to make Louisiana a leader in coastal adaptation

Mar 13, 2018

A new research initiative by the Water Institute of the Gulf will both develop solutions for living on Louisiana's ever-changing coast and potentially...

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