Mapping Press Release July 2001

Mapping Press Release July 2001July 26, 2001This summer’s dead zone off Louisiana and Texas surpassed the previous record size of 1999 at 20,720 sq. km. (= 8,006 sq. mi.).  This year’s zone also extended into Texas waters.  “Because of time constraints, we weren’t able to map the entire extent into Texas,” reported Nancy Rabalais, chief [...]