North America Regional Engagement Partner

INTRODUCTION

The North America REP office is located near the banks of the Mississippi River and in the Mississippi Delta at a university focused on the natural and social science of the coast. This delta is experiencing the highest rates of relative sea level in the US; high rates of coastal land loss; has robust fisheries and other natural resources; is the site of the largest port by volume in the US; and is the site of a significant part of the US oil and gas industry.

HOST INSTITUTION

Louisiana State University, College of the Coast and Environment, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, United States of America
SOCIAL MEDIA

KEY CONTACTS

Christopher F. D’Elia, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, North America REP Director
cdelia@lsu.edu
LSU Profile 
ResearchGate Profile
LinkedIn Profile

John W. Day, Ph.D
johnday@lsu.edu
LSU Profile

KEY ACTIVITIES

The North American engagement partner’s planned key FEC-related (research) activities:

  • Deltaic Science
  • Wetland Science
  • Energy and Environment
  • Coastal Science and Policy
  • Coastal Cities
  • Climate Change and Coasts

IMAGES

Fisherman heading out to Gulf to schrimp

Louisiana wetlands

Louisiana wetlands

Louisiana Gulf coast