LSU in the News
While summer often conjures images of fun in the sun, for those of us living in the South and East regions, summer brings with it decidedly less pleasant weather — hurricanes. And, this means we could all use a lesson in hurricane preparedness.
At the height of the 2021 hurricane season in Louisiana, on Sunday August 29, a soft-spoken coastal ecologist named Bren Haase watched Hurricane Ida roar ashore with government and military officials gathered inside a central command at State Police headquarters in Baton Rouge.
Continuing the tradition of placing early career professionals in Washington, D.C. federal government offices, NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.
Louisiana State University has announced a $5 million gift from alumna Diane Goyette and her husband, Henry, in support of the LSU Early Childhood Education Institute.
A fresh study on the global impact of a nuclear war has concluded that any conflict would plunge the world into darkness, cause temperatures to plummet and wipe out much of the world’s sea life.
As the first week of summer delivers a heat wave to parts of the U.S., it also brings “incredibly high temperatures” to the Gulf of Mexico, leading experts to warn that if such hot weather persists, it could spell trouble for the still-nascent hurricane season.
WWNO: What's the 'Loop Current' and how does it impact hurricanes? LSU professor answers our questions
With the hurricane season now upon us, experts are saying 2022 could see another above-average year of activity. NOAA is predicting the possibility of three to six major hurricanes.
Decades of work haven’t shrunk the oxygen-depleted “dead zone” that forms each year in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana and Texas.
LSU held a virtual media briefing on the eve of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season in anticipation of another active summer. Dr. Paul Miller, assistant professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, was instrumental in developing a new forecasting model.
Four prominent scholars and leaders in the humanities were sworn in today as new members of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ advisory board, the National Council on the Humanities.