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Jeff Hebert to join The Water Institute of the Gulf as Vice President for Adaptation and Resilience

Dec 4, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (December 4, 2017) – Cindy, Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate, and an August New Orleans severe rainstorm highlighted what Louisiana resident...

New report: Lower Mississippi River dynamics influence sediment and nutrient movement into the delta

Nov 30, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (November 30, 2017) – The lower Mississippi River in Louisiana transports sediment and nutrients much differently than areas farther ...

New publications highlight Institute-involved work in the Mekong River Delta

Oct 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (October 2, 2017) – Rapid population growth and development, increased construction of upriver dams, and land use changes in the Meko...

Dr. Alyssa Dausman, Science Director for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, joins the Institute

Sep 12, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (September 12, 2017) – The Water Institute of the Gulf announced Tuesday that Dr. Alyssa Dausman will join the Institute as Vice Pres...

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Volume VII

Jan 11, 2018

Check out the newest Water Institute of the Gulf newsletter here, featuring our Vice President of Science Alyssa Dausman, supporting the working coast...

Jeff Hebert, Landrieu's 2nd-in-command, leaving New Orleans City Hall for Water Institute

Dec 4, 2017

Jeff Hebert, New Orleans' chief administrative officer and chief resilience officer, is leaving Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration this month for a...

How Baton Rouge is Aiming to Become the Hub of Coastal Restoration and Climate Change Solutions

Oct 30, 2017

You’ve probably heard the numbers: Louisiana’s coast loses about one football field of land an hour. Coastal erosion and climate change continue to be...

Does coastal erosion help or harm the Gulf's blue crabs?

Oct 20, 2017

Blue crab populations could see an initial boost as Louisiana wetlands break up and erode, according to an ongoing study by researchers with the Water...

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