Sea Grant Launches Hurricane Web Site
ROUGE – Responding to the need for information in the
aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana Sea
Grant College Program has launched a recovery resources Web
site at http://www.laseagrant.org/hurricane/index.htm.
Hurricane Recovery Resources site offers visitors information
on topics such as wetlands, seafood and water quality to ports,
economic impacts and rebuilding concerns. Through a question
and answer format with experts from a variety of fields, residents,
business owners and community leaders can findthe information
they need to make decisions about their immediate future.
The experts provide the best current information, and updates
are made as new data become available.
recovery site launch coincides with the unveiling of a more
user-friendly redesign of the Louisiana Sea Grant College
Program Web site, http://www.laseagrant.org.
design incorporates easier navigation, more seamless connections
to other Louisiana Sea Grantsites and also offers visitors
a search engine function. The revised anchor site is the first
step in a project to redesign several Louisiana Sea Grant
Web sites. Other Louisiana Sea Grant sites provide information
on fish species, aquaculture, commercial and recreational
fishing regulations, relevant legal information, data on statetourism
industry trends and resources for science and marine educators.
its establishment in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant has worked
to promote stewardship of the state’s coastal resources
through a combination of research, education and outreach
programs critical to the cultural,economic and environmental
health of Louisiana’s coastal zone. Louisiana Sea Grant,
based at Louisiana State University, is part of the National
Sea Grant Program, a network of 30 programs in each of the
U.S. coastal and Great Lakes states and Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin