Having accurate, accessible, real-time oceanic and atmospheric information available prior to, during and following catastrophic events has a significant impact on a community’s ability to save lives, property and ecosystem function. Two LSU College of the Coast & Environment labs have expertise in acquiring this information.
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, in Livingston, La., will be designated a historic physics site by the American Physical Society, or APS, on Wednesday, June 20. Media are invited to attend this special ceremony beginning at 11 a.m.
LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and Louisiana Sea Grant Laborde Chair Scott Hagen is devoted to studying and understanding the impact rainfall runoff and hurricanes have on the cities along the state’s delicate coastline.
"Hot Summer Nights, Cool Jazz," the LSU School of Music's trademark annual summer jazz series, will return June 14, featuring a variety of new and familiar faces.
In a new report by a team of researchers led by LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hongliang Zhang, 13 measures are outlined that could reduce air pollution levels in India by 40 percent.
Human activity greatly impacts the natural chemistry of the largest river in North America -- the Mississippi River. In a new, large-scale study, LSU geologists have identified a unique chemical signature in the river.
LSU is the only university in Louisiana and the Southeastern Conference ranked in the top 10.