Register for Gulf Lagniappe: What is a “Dead Zone”? And Is It Really “Dead”?


Join Dr. Nancy Rabalais to learn about the low oxygen zone, hypoxia, that affects coastal Louisiana’s ecology and fisheries on a yearly basis.

Workshop Highlights:

  • a presentation by Dr. Nancy Rabalais, LUMCON Executive Director & Professor
  • hands-on field and laboratory activities
  • a cruise aboard the R/V Acaidana
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: DeFelice Marine Center/LUMCON
8124 Hwy 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
Cost: $10/person
Registration: Online
Contact: Ms. Murt Conover
(985) 851-2860 or

**Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged!
The LUMCON cafeteria will provide lunch on workshop days to those who register.

Gulf Lagniappe is for adults (18 years old or older) who would like to learn more about Louisiana’s marine and coastal environments. The workshop is a one-day long experience designed to foster a better understanding of and deeper appreciation for Louisiana’s coast. Each workshop features 1 or more Coastal Waters Consortium scientists who is currently conducting research along Louisiana’s coast. The topics covered at the workshop are important environmental issues of the Gulf of Mexico region and focus on research conducted since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. For a list of past and future Gulf Lagniappe workshops, click here.

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