Mapping the Gulf of Mexico’s growing dead zone

Mapping the Gulf of Mexico's growing dead zone By A Clear Voices for Science Podcast 2August 08, 2007The Gulf coast dead zone, or waters low in oxygen, reappears each year in the spring and summer off the coast of Texas and Louisiana. In July 2007 scientists measured the third biggest gulf dead zone ever recorded. [...]

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EDITORIAL: Dead zone needs to just die

EDITORIAL: Dead zone needs to just dieAugust 07. 2007; Houma Courier The issue: Dead zone.We suggest: Shrink the problem.For years now, scientists and others have known about the vast dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.Although they could clearly see that little life could exist in the oxygen-depleted waters of the dead zone, they weren’t [...]

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Gulf dead zone big as New Jersey in 2007

Gulf dead zone big as New Jersey in 2007 By Program #5280 of the Earth & Sky Radio SeriesAugust, 2007In 2007, the “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico isn’t as large as predicted, but it’s still the third-largest dead zone ever mapped in the Gulf. It’s an area about as big as the state of [...]

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In its sixth year, Pacific dead zone closer to surf

In its sixth year, Pacific dead zone closer to surf By Program #5281 of the Earth & Sky Radio SeriesAugust 2007For the sixth year in a row, scientists have found oxygen-starved water off the coast of Oregon. The large pool – not far beyond Oregon’s coast – is commonly known as a ”dead zone.” It [...]

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Dead zone impacts marine life now, possibly fishermen later

Dead zone impacts marine life now, possibly fishermen later By NIKKI BUSKEY August 06. 2007; Houma Daily Courier HOUMA -- The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is good for shrimpers now, because they are scooping up shrimp fleeing the oxygen-depleted water in droves.But experts say that over time the dead zone could result [...]

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EDITORIAL: It’s not just our dead zone

EDITORIAL: It's not just our dead zoneAugust 04, 2007; TIMES PICAYUNE Nearly two-thirds of the coastal United States is threatened by the same low-oxygen conditions that occur off Louisiana's shore every summer and form the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. That's the conclusion of a new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report, and those findings [...]

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Gulf of Mexico plagued by record “dead zones”

Gulf of Mexico plagued by record "dead zones" By Jeff FranksAugust 3, 2007; Reuters.com HOUSTON (Reuters) - Researchers have found 9,650 square miles of "dead zones," or oxygen-depleted water, in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, the biggest area since tracking of the annual phenomenon began. They say humans are mostly to blame for the [...]

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NOAA AND LOUISIANA SCIENTISTS SAY GULF OF MEXICO “DEAD ZONE” COULD BE LARGEST SINCE MEASUREMENTS BEGAN IN 1985

NOAA AND LOUISIANA SCIENTISTS SAY GULF OF MEXICO "DEAD ZONE" COULD BE LARGEST SINCE MEASUREMENTS BEGAN IN 1985NOAA Magazine; July 17, 2007A team of scientists from NOAA, the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, and Louisiana State University is forecasting that the “dead zone” off the coast of Louisiana and Texas this summer — an area of [...]

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Summer deluge spurs Texas ‘dead zone’ in Gulf

Summer deluge spurs Texas 'dead zone' in Gulf By For the first time, Texas has generated its own "dead zone" in coastal waters, scientists say.1 August 2007; Houston Chronicle  For the full story, please go to: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/5017120.html By ERIC BERGER The 1,750-square-mile area of oxygen-depleted water, stretching from Freeport to Matagorda Bay, is potentially deadly [...]

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‘Dead zone’ found for first time off Texas coast

'Dead zone' found for first time off Texas coast 31 July 2007; Houston Chronicle For the full story, please go to:  http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/5015280.html By Michael Graczyk   Heavy rains that have left the state drought-free for the first time in a decade have also created the first detected extensive "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico off [...]

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