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New paper looks at effectiveness of sediment retention strategies around the world

May 19, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 19, 2022) – A new paper in Global and Planetary Change examines strategies from around the world used to increase the amount of ...

The Water Institute to develop a model repository for better efficiency and collaboration around coastal model development

May 17, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 17, 2022) – The Water Institute today announced the start of development on a new model repository that will make numerical mode...

Students selected for two-week graduate study program in the Netherlands

Mar 30, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 30, 2022) – The Water Institute congratulates the first 14 students who have been selected to participate in a two-week course...

New study reveals how small, but critical, coastal features influence the flow of water along the northern Gulf of Mexico

Feb 28, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 28, 2022) – Coastal Louisiana and Texas landscapes may seem very flat, but a new study shows how subtle elevation changes and h...

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Troubled Waters

May 9, 2022

As more than 50 billion gallons a year are pumped out, saltwater is creeping in. That’s a problem for residents and industrial users alike, says Alyss...

Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Mark Kulp’s Research Aids Louisiana’s Coastal Restoration Plan

May 2, 2022

Kulp, whose research emphasis is on the sedimentary framework of the Mississippi River delta system and evolution of the Louisiana coastal plain in re...

LSU Student Receives NSF Grant to Study Water Management and Resiliency in the Netherlands

Apr 28, 2022

LSU student Kelli Moran is one of 14 in the nation to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant that supports graduate student study in the Ne...

The Water Campus’ ‘Smart Port’ dashboard becoming a vital tool

Apr 27, 2022

The Water Campus 'Smart Port' dashboard is rapidly becoming a vital tool for data sharing of river conditions, eliminating delays and saving money. T...

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