It’s the nitrogen, stupid

It's the nitrogen, stupidAugust 04, 2005Times-Picayune, editorial page The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico this summer is smaller than last year, but the credit goes to weather conditions, not human efforts to reduce nutrient pollution, so it's hardly cause for celebration. Marine scientist Nancy Rabalais, who measures the area every year, found that [...]

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ANOTHER “DEAD ZONE” MAY LOOM OFF OREGON COAST

ANOTHER "DEAD ZONE" MAY LOOM OFF OREGON COAST August 04, 2005; Oregon State University News and Communication Services  http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ncs/newsarch/2005/Aug05/change.htmBy David Stauth, 541-737-0787 SOURCE: Jane Lubchenco, 541-737-5337Ronald Neilson, 541-750-7303 CORVALLIS - The Pacific Ocean off of Oregon has experienced a die-off of birds, declining fisheries and wildly fluctuating conditions in the past few months, and has [...]

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Storm-stirred waters help shrink Gulf’s low-oxygen dead zone

Storm-stirred waters help shrink Gulf's low-oxygen dead zoneAugust 02, 2005; The Times-PicayuneBut it's still too big, marine scientists sayBy Mark Schleifstein Staff writer The dead zone, large patches of water along Louisiana's coast containing very low levels of oxygen, was smaller than last year's but, at 4,564 square miles, still more than double the goal [...]

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Big trouble on reefs off Sarasota Fl

Big trouble on reefs off Sarasota Fl August 2005 From: "pam" <pamar@comcast.net> To: "Nancy Rabalais" <nrabalais@lumcon.edu> Subject: Re: big trouble on reefs off Sarasota Fl Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 01:01:05 -0400 X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2180 X-OriginalArrivalTime: 09 Aug 2005 04:52:40.0764 (UTC) FILETIME=[2C0B6FC0:01C59C9E]     Dear Dr. Rabalais,    Carl Deaver, a marine field biologist [...]

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Mapping of Dead Zone Completed

Mapping of Dead Zone CompletedPRESS RELEASE, JULY 29, 2005 The coast wide extent of the Louisiana "dead zone" mapped this week is 11,840 square kilometers (or 4,564 square miles), slightly smaller than the size of Connecticut, reported Dr. Nancy Rabalais, Chief Scientist for Northern Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Studies. The low oxygen waters extended from [...]

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