News and Announcements

The Louisiana Geological Survey, LSU, and the LGS Director search committee will soon announce the new Director of LGS.

With guidance from LSU-ORED, LGS wins 1 Million dollar state funding to map carbon storage potential statewide.

LGS releases shapefiles of north Louisiana 100k surface geology.

LGS releases the 2018 Oil and Gas Fields of Louisiana Map. Available as printed copy for $250.00 and/or PDF for $125.00. Contact Melissa Esnault for details.

LGS now has Georeferenced maps on the Avenza Map Store. Download and view on your smartphone or tablet.

LGS "Publication Catalog"

"A Portfolio of Published Maps", for download url, please email rpaulsell@lsu.edu

 

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The natural resources of the state of Louisiana are a very important economic source of revenue, and it is important that the citizens of Louisiana understand and have knowledge of these valuable assets to better manage them. A basic knowledge of the state’s earth-system processes and its biotic natural systems, and of their interconnectedness, is essential to effective stewardship and sustainable development of these resources in a healthy environment. (read more...)