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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Update

Last month, I wrote about the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone, and NOAA‘s prediction that it would be larger than usual this summer, due to a rainy spring and increased fertilizer use in the Midwest. In situ measurements from a … Continue reading

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NOAA Predicts Large Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone This Summer

NOAA announced yesterday that the “dead zone” at the outlet of the Mississippi River will likely be larger than usual this summer, due to a combination of a rainy spring with increased stream flows and an increased fertilizer load from … Continue reading

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