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Greater New Orleans Foundation announces initial funding for The Water Institute of the Gulf to develop Resilience Lab

Mar 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 13, 2018) – For generations, Louisiana has faced strong storms and an ever changing coastline which have periodically disrupte...

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...

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New research effort aims to make Louisiana a leader in coastal adaptation

Mar 13, 2018

A new research initiative by the Water Institute of the Gulf will both develop solutions for living on Louisiana's ever-changing coast and potentially...

Water Institute of the Gulf working on projects in Southwest Louisiana

Jan 31, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Sometimes, when flooding is expected, people don't heed warnings saying, "Well, I've never flooded before."But there's techn...

Volume VII

Jan 11, 2018

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

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...

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