LSU Scientists Are Where?
You can find LSU College of Science Researchers all over the globe! Our scientists
fearlessly go into the unknown—driven to find answers because science is everywhere.
Image by Alexis Gethin on Unsplash.
Every summer, LSU Geology students and scientists visit the LSU Charles Barney Geology Field Camp
near Colorado Springs. The field camp sits at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
and is a space for students to go explore and learn outside the classroom!
LSU ornithologist J.V. Remsen
has studied birds in Bolivia for years! He has even co-authored the book, Birds of
Bolivia. And did you know that the LSU Museum of Natural Science
has the world's largest collection of Bolivian birds?
At least five LSU College of Science researchers work in the frozen landscape of Earth's
highest, driest, and most uninhabitable continent! These researchers are housed at
, a United States Antarctic research station on the south tip of Ross Island.
Image by Nicole Baster on Unsplash.
Image by John Hernandez on Unsplash.
LSU biologist Jake Esselstyn
studies the evolutionary history of small mammals. In the Philippines, he examines
shrews, which are small mole-like animals.
Field accommodations in Kaironk Village in the highlands of Madang Province (6,000
foot elevation). Photo by Christopher Austin.
Are you up for a challenge?
Use programs, like Google Earth, to explore the world without having to leave your
home! Search the places below in Google Earth to see exactly where our LSU College
of Science researchers are around the world. Can you find them all?
- McMurdo Station, Antarctica
- LSU Charles Barney Geology Field Camp, Colorado
- Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chile
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