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NEWS AND EVENTS

Meet the Fleet

November 7th, 2019|

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 Gulf gets a new Regional Class Research Vessel

September 11th, 2019|

A third NSF vessel will come here to the Gulf Coast through a cooperative agreement between NSF and the Gulf-Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium co-led by LUMCON and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).

LUMCON faculty awarded a Fulbright scholarship

May 2nd, 2019|

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.

First-ever experimental reptile fall deployed

April 4th, 2019|

See exclusive video footage of an alligator being eaten on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico as part of the first-ever experiment on reptile falls, conducted by LUMCON scientists Craig McClain, Clifton Nunnally, and River Dixon.

LUMCON awarded funds to support new education initiatives

March 21st, 2019|

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.

Diverse animal communities contain similar animals

September 13th, 2018|

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.

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