NEWS AND EVENTS
LUMCON's Alex Kolker is on a team that recently used new techniques to measure carbon buried by land-forming in a river delta. Their calculations put carbon storage at 150% to 1000% higher than traditional estimates.
We are currently (as of Oct. 18, 2017) seeking to hire a Facilities/Maintenance Superintendent and Project Administrator. Please refer to the linked job ad in this post for details.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative recently awarded $4.8 million in funding to sustain the Coastal Waters Consortium, led by Dr. Nancy Rabalais and including Dr. Brian Roberts, for two years.
We are currently (as of Sep. 20, 2017) seeking to hire a Chemical Oceanographer and/or a Physical Oceanographer (as part of a multi-year cluster hire), a Director of Development, and a Receptionist. Please refer to the linked job ads in this post for details.
Dr. Brian Roberts and Dr. Nancy Rabalais are Co-Principal Investigators on a team recently awarded $2,057,684 to study marsh restoration in Louisiana. This project will provide new information describing how restored marshes function.