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Louisiana Sea Grant achieved college status in 1978 and is based at Louisiana State University. Their mission is to promote stewardship of Louisiana's coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach.

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Louisiana Sea Grant by the Numbers

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

SEA GRANT WORK IN LOUISIANA RESULTED IN*

$68M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

2000

JOBS

17153

PEOPLE ENGAGED IN INFORMAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

6100

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED 

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2018 for work conducted February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts.

Louisiana Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Louisiana Stories and News

National Academies’ Gulf Research Program and Sea Grant release reports from collaborative workshop series on improving regional oil spill preparedness

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National Academies’ Gulf Research Program and Sea Grant release reports from collaborative workshop series on improving regional oil spill preparedness

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program and the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a series of workshops around the country – in Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, and Virginia – designed to bring regional priorities to the fore in community oil spill preparation and resiliency planning. Five regional workshop reports and one summary report are now available online.

Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

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Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in vulnerability assessments, resilience planning and social science initiatives to learn from previous storms and better prepare for future storms.

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