Dr. Barry Keim is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU and is the Louisiana State Climatologist.
His research interests are in the areas of climate change, extreme weather events, heavy rainfall, hurricanes, and applied climatology, and he has published numerous scholarly articles on these topics.
His recent research includes the environmental impacts of Hurricane Katrina to Louisiana including the devastation of his hometown of Chalmette, Louisiana.
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