South Central Climate Adapation Science Center

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Students sampling on the Louisiana coast

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Researchers at the South Central Climate Adaption Science Center at LSU study topics pertaining to climate change and its ecological, economic, and cultural impacts on Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.


  • Establish innovative techniques to study the impacts of climate variability.
  • Produce and analyze scientific data to gain a better understanding of how climate change impacts the regional landscapes.
  • Create a network of scientists that communicate with decision makers to address the effects of a more variable climate.
  • Develop better methods for the management of land, water, wildlife, and cultural heritage resources.

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