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LSU Professor Develops Integrated Storm Surge and Hurricane Wave Modeling Capabilities for Coastal Protection and Restoration


August 18, 2009

the Chen research group conducts fieldwork As Louisiana begins to keep a wary eye on the Gulf of Mexico, it's hard not to remember hurricane seasons past that produced such storms as Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike. Louisiana State University associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, Q. Jim Chen, is leading a research group tasked with helping our coastal communities better prepare for hurricanes and other inevitable events that come with living near the coast. Full Story

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