TROY professors helping to protect native land in Louisiana with living shorelines, GRP grant

Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu are part of a 12-person team working to protect the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe's land.

Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu are part of a 12-person team working to protect the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe's land.

Troy University professors Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu have been selected to be part of a Louisiana-based team that is striving to help the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe (PACIT) protect their land from climate-related hazards. 

Made possible thanks to a $780,308 grant awarded by the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of…

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Troy University professors receive NOAA RESTORE Science Program grant

Living shorelines, like the one near Bayfront Park, are the focus of a NOAA RESTORE grant received by  Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu.

Living shorelines, like the one near Bayfront Park, are the focus of a NOAA RESTORE grant received by Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu.

Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead…

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