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“Inland from the Coast”, new CSS project funded through National Academies of Sciences and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

BATON ROUGE – LSU researchers lead two of the four projects awarded funding today from the National Academies of Sciences’ Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. All four projects aim to enhance the science and practice of resilience in coastal communities located in the Gulf of Mexico...

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Helping LA Communities Achieve Long Term Flood Resilience

March 15-17, 2017, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS) hosted the Louisiana Community Resilience Institute (LCRI) Recovery and Resiliency Workshop in Alexandria, Louisiana, on behalf of five elected officials from Louisiana communities flooded during the spring of 2016.  In preparation for the event, CSS worked directly with each official to...

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CSS Presentations at the State of the Coast Conference

June 1-3 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the CSS will be presenting several talks at the State of the Coast (SOC) Conference. The Conference is the “largest state-wide conference of its kind providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment,...

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CSS Hosts First Annual Louisiana Community Resilience Institute

In partnership with Louisiana Sea Grant and the Kresge foundation, the Coastal Sustainability Studio recently hosted the first Louisiana Community Resilience Institute on April 14-15, 2016 at LSU.  The Institute brought together six mayors from Louisiana, and six nationally-renowned planning, urban design, coastal science, hazard mitigation, development, and engineering professionals. The goal of the...

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CSS Announces Spring 2016 Brown Bag Lecture Series

The CSS Brown Bag Lecture Series brings a multi-disciplinary group of experts from around the world to present cutting edge research and projects on coastal issues.  The series represents a variety of perspectives, including those from design, engineering, planning, and natural and social sciences. All lectures will be held in the...

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