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LSU Center for River Studies (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-11-03

Duration: 00:07:18

Subjects: LSU Center for River Studies | The Water Institute of the Gulf | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority | Environment | Scientific research


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Willson, Clint Interviewee
  • Simoneaux, Rudy Interviewee


This segment from the November 3, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s visit to the new LSU Center for River Studies building located on the Water Campus in downtown Baton Rouge. Moreau tours the center’s physical model of the Lower Mississippi River, which will be open to the public in 2018. He interviews Dr. Clint Willson, the director of the LSU Center for River Studies, and Rudy Simoneaux, a project manager for the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), who discuss how the model will be used in scientific research and as an educational and outreach tool for the public.