VIDEO & MEDIA
Louisiana Fisher Lance Nacio explains deck freezer system
Lance Nacio, owner of Anna Marie Seafood shows his innovative
flash freezer system that allows him to immediately freeze (and
without chemicals) the wild-caught shrimp he sells to consumers,
stores and restaurants .
caught shrimp and tailnets — Louisiana Fisher Lance Nacio
talks about the importance of buying wild caught, local shrimp.
He also discusses the technology used to reduce by-catch.
Impact of Hurricanes
video presents a hurricane mapping activity designed to show the
geographic reach of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The three and
a half minute video shows how the relative area affected by the
two hurricanes could impact other parts of the country if they
were struck by a similar natural disaster.
Recovery in a Post-Disaster Environment
From the moment
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita cleared, Louisiana Sea Grant personnel
have been involved in recovery efforts that will continue for
many more years. In those early days following the storms, Sea
Grant had to redefine its role in a significantly altered coastal
zone landscape. This 17-minute film examines Louisiana Sea Grant’s
large- and small-scale recovery efforts.
Sea Grant's Rapid Response:
Accelerated Recovery in a Post-Disaster Environment
By Rod E.
Emmer, Ph.D., Michael Liffmann and Lisa C. Schiavinato, J.D.
presentations offer information covering topics including an introduction
to Geographic Information Systems, how it can be used by local
governments and software options. Jackie Mills, former assistant
professor-research and coordinator of the Louisiana State University
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Clearinghouse Cooperative,
Storms: A Louisiana Sea Grant Response
August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated southeast Louisiana.
Only a few weeks later on September 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita caused
similar destruction on the state's southwest coast.
following the storms, south Louisiana still struggles with recovery.
chronicles the professional response and personal stories of three
Marine Extension agents living and working in the areas affected
by the storms.
Oral History of Louisiana Sea Grant
in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant has played a significant role in
coastal stewardship in the state. Two men who guided Louisiana
Sea Grant for nearly 40 years are Dr. Jack Van Lopik, LSG’s
first executive director who retired in 2005, and Ron Becker,
associate executive director who has been with the program since
1970. In the accompanying audio files, they recall the founding
of the program and its early years.