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Assistant Professor Yong-Ha Kim

CC&E's Yong-Ha Kim receives $500,000 to improve treatment of radioactive wastewater

Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Yong-Ha Kim, along with Environmental Sciences Professor Ed Laws and the Center for Energy Studies' Wei-Hsung Wang, has received a grant from the Nuclear Regulator Commission to study methods for treating radioactive wastewater.

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Spring Break travel offers students a new perspective

Coastal Environmental Science students Sierra Moran and Betsy Cook took two very different trips to Ghana and Panama over Spring Break.

Steve Midway

Surveying to Help the Spotted Seatrout

When spotted seatrout populations along Louisiana's coastline began to decline, Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Associate Professor Steve Midway and an LSU team worked with fisheries managers to survey anglers on potential solutions.

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CC&E at the 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Faculty, staff and students from the Department of Environmental Sciences and the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences will be attending the 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans

Kevin Stoner

How to rebuild a wetland

Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Masters student Kevin Stoner is working on research about best practices in restoring Louisiana's wetlands

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DES and SOE Team Up to Address Critical Need for Environmental Science Teachers

CC&E's Department of Environmental Sciences is working with the Lutrill & Pearl Payne to train Louisiana's next generation of environmental science teachers.

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Adelie Penguin Diets and Climate Change

Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day by learning more about the Adelie penguin

Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Alum Courtney Nicole Hammond

"I will remember it for the rest of my life"- CC&E alumni recall their Knauss Fellowships

Alumni of the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences and the Department of Environmental Sciences recall their experiences with NOAA's Knauss Fellowship and make recommendations for students interested in becoming fellows.

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Seaweed may be the key to feeding the world during nuclear winter

Oceanography & Coastal Sciences faculty Cheryl Harrison is part of an international team of researchers working on how to feed the world during the worst case scenario of a nuclear war or volcanic eruption. The answer? Seaweed.

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Congratulations, Fall 2023 Graduates!

CC&E is excited to welcome its latest group of alumni, the class of Fall 2023!

LSU in the Galapagos students

Tyler Center for Global Studies Opens a World of Discovery for LSU Students

Thanks to the generosity of the Tyler Center for Global Studies, five LSU students were able to visit the Galapagos Islands to study ecology.

DOCS Associate Professor Junhong Liang

CC&E Researchers Receive $1.5 Million to Study Effects of Climate Change on Fish in Hypoxic Zone

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences faculty Junhong Liang, Nancy Rabalais and Cassandra Glaspie have received $1.5 from NOAA to study the impacts of climate change on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone

Dr. R. Eugene Turner

"I want to do something useful": CC&E's R. Eugene Turner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

R. Eugene Turner, an LSU Boyd Professor and an emeritus in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, has been awarded the Odum Lifetime Achievement Award by the Coastal Estuarine Research Federation

Supratik Mukhopadhyay

LSU Researchers to Build AI System to assist in CO2 Storage

LSU Environmental Environmental Sciences faculty are working to build an artificial intelligence system that can help locate safe storage sites for carbon capture facilities.

Environemntal Sciences Professor Nina Lam

LSU Researchers Receive $1.1M to Create Cyberinfrastructure to Improve Disaster Resilience

Department of Environmental Sciences Professor Nina Lam, along with Assistant Professor Kisung Lee of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a $1.1 NSF grant to create cyberinfrastructure that will build community disaster resilience.

Undergraduate Summer Research: Coastal Environmental Science Student Jonathan Russell

Undergraduate Summer Research: Coastal Environmental Science Student Jonathan Russell

Read all about CES major Jonathan Russell's summer research on the LSU Blog

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Closing the Gap: LSU receives $5M funding to build High Frequency Radar Systems on the Coast

Twenty much needed high frequency radar systems will be put up along the Louisiana coastline, thanks to NOAA funding secured by faculty in LSU's Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Geology and Geophysics, and other collaborators.

Departmetnt of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences student Elizabeth Harris

Current and Former CC&E Students Named Science Policy Fellows

A PhD candidate from the Department of Environmental Sciences, and an alumna and a current Master's student from the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences have all been named Science Policy Fellows.

Rural Resiliency: LSU Researchers to Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Rural Resiliency: LSU Researchers to Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Department of Environmental Sciences faculty have received an NSF grant to help prepare rural communities for the challenges of climate change.

Mercedes Pinzon

CC&E Graduate Named a Young Climate Change Ambassador for Panama

Mercedes Pinzon, a recent graduate of the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Masters program, has been awarded a four month internship with Panama's Ministry of the Environment, to help the country prepare for the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change

Summer 2022 graduation

Congratulations to the CC&E Graduating Class of Summer 2023

Congratulations to our most recent alumni!

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High Heat and Training Camp: What Summer Heat Means for Athletic Training

High heat this summer can make outdoor athletic training events like football camp a little trickier, said Department of Environmental Sciences Professor Vince Wilson. But with the right precautions, the training can continue.

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CES Major Introduces New Deltaic Sciences Concentration

Coastal Environmental Sciences students now have a sixth concentration to choose from, with the introduction of the new Deltaic Sciences concentration.

Jamarion Johnson

A Deep Dive into Summer Research: Catching Up with CC&E's Gulf Scholars

CC&E students and faculty have spent their summers conducting research that impacts the Gulf Coast through the Gulf Renaissance Scholars Program.

PhD Candidate Ben Limer

DOCS Student Named 2023 Fulbright Scholar

Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences PhD student Benjamin Limer has been named a 2023 Fulbright Scholar.