News and Announcements

The Louisiana Geological Survey, LSU, and the LGS Director search committee are proud to announce the new Director of LGS. Dr. Clare Falcon will become the new state geologist of Louisiana and director of the Louisiana Geological Survey. Please see the announcement on LSU Media Center website under research news.

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

The 2022 Louisiana Water Conference and The 2022 Oil and Gas Symposium are scheduled for Spring Break week, March 14 - 18, 2022. Details to come.

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...)