BTNEP strives to rebuild and protect the estuary for future generations through the implementation of a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, a science-based, consensus-driven plan that utilizes partnerships focused on the estuary's rich cultural, economic, and natural resources.
BTNEP Program Director
The Dr. Rieucau’s Coastal Behavioral Ecology lab (CBEL) (https://lumcon.edu/grieucau) at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking one Research Associate starting early 2020 to participate in a multidisciplinary project funded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management dedicated to study the relationship of human disturbance to ecosystem services in offshore sand shoal habitats in coastal Louisiana.
LUMCON is currently accepting applications for a USCG licensed Ordinary Seaman. Vessels are home ported at the LUMCON facility in Cocodrie, LA. and the R/V Point Sur, Gulfport, MS.
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a postdoctoral research associate in wetland plant ecology to help organize and lead a series of field studies and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems. The primary focus of the postdoc position will be to continue research projects initiated by a large, multi-institution team of researchers on the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) project funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the impacts of the oil spill and future spills on marshes and coastal environments.
A Gulf Coast civil rights icon is being honored as the namesake of a new, $100 million National Science Foundation (NSF) oceanographic research ship, to be operated by the Gulf – Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium (GCOC), led by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).
The Roberts Lab at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and organized individual to study the relationship of human disturbance to ecosystem services in offshore sand shoal habitats in coastal Louisiana.
Blue Works at the Houma Maritime Campus will be LUMCON's new collaborative technology space of innovation boldly exclaiming a positive message of exploration and discovery. Visit our Blue Works webpage for information about this exciting expansion of LUMCON programs. This expansion of LUMCON will better fulfill our mission to connect people, enrich education, and transform science.
Coming in May of 2020 - Meet the Fleet: Join us for our FREE multiday public event featuring the flagship vessels of Louisiana’s scientific research fleet. The Research Vessel (R/V) Pelican and the R/V Acadiana, owned and operated by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), will be featured and open for public tours given by the vessels’ crews.
The Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking a part-time student worker to participate in laboratory experiments studying the effects of fungal pathogens on coastal marsh ecosystems and to be involved in additional field and laboratory experiments studying the effects of the Maconodo oil spill on coastal marsh systems.
A Social Media & Science Communication Coordinator is sought for employment at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Science communication strategies at LUMCON focus on innovation and seeks to catalyzes change through that innovation. One of our highest priorities is experimenting with how our scientists and our brand interact with the public and our peers, rather than just following the status quo.