Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, Louisiana operates a 134 ft. oceanographic research vessel, the R/V Point Sur, and is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Engineer. The vessel is home ported at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi but regularly docks in Cocodrie.
R/V POINT SUR Assistant Engineer
The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking to fill a full-time position within the education program. The position is based at the DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, Louisiana. The role of the Marine Education Associate/Assistant is to support, facilitate, and ensure high-quality experiences for all visitors within the LUMCON Marine Education Program.
Associate Professor Dr. Alex Kolker has been named a Fulbright Scholar, which he will use to study sea level change and its impacts on the Moroccan coast. A global perspective, Kolker hopes, will help Louisiana plan for climate change, sea-level rise, and a changing coast.
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The Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry (http://robertsresearchlab.weebly.com/) at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking at least one research technician in Wetland Biogeochemistry to participate in a series of field/laboratory and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems.
The Chevron Foundation has awarded the Education and Outreach Department a total of $59,000 to eliminate the cost for high school students to attend one of LUMCON’s 2019 summer camps, fully fund an oceanography technology camp for high school students, and establish Marine Science Clubs for the first time on four Louisiana university campuses.
Money should never be a barrier to accessing science. We are proud to announce that we will provide our faculty with funds to offset costs required to publish an article as open access.
A statement from our Executive Director on our plans to sustain LUMCON's DeFelice Marine Center in the face of an increased number of nuisance flooding events.
New deep-sea wood fall research from Dr. Craig McClain, Dr. Clifton Nunnally, and their colleagues helps explains how animals can live side by side even when they’re competing with each other for an essential resource: food.
A team of scientists led by Dr. Nancy Rabalais and Dr. Eugene Turner recently returned from measuring the recurring area of low-oxygen in the Gulf of Mexico. The hypoxic zone is smaller than average this year, but Rabalais cautions that the problems that cause low oxygen are not solved.