Midwest floods will make a bigger Gulf dead zone

Midwest floods will make a bigger Gulf dead zone By JIM BRADSHAWJULY 17, 2008Record flooding in the American Midwest will likely bring a record "dead zone" to the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to a new report. Donald Scavia, a researcher at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment, says the [...]

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US floods to create record ‘dead zone’

US floods to create record 'dead zone' By Catherine Brahic 17:59 15 July 2008--NewScientist.com news service The floods may be over, but their effects are still being felt far from the US farms that were hit when the levees broke this summer.Researchers say that the floods which devastated the Midwest in June could play a [...]

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Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” to hit record size: NOAA

Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" to hit record size: NOAA By Chris BaltimoreTue Jul 15, 2008 9:19pm BSTBy Chris BaltimoreHOUSTON (Reuters) - The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone" -- a swath of algae-laden water with oxygen levels low enough to choke out marine life -- will likely reach record size this year, and the main [...]

2008-07-16T17:04:00+00:00July 16th, 2008|News|Comments Off on Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” to hit record size: NOAA

NOAA and Louisiana Scientists Predict Largest Gulf of Mexico

NOAA and Louisiana Scientists Predict Largest Gulf of MexicoJuly 15, 2008NOAA-supported scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Louisiana State University are forecasting that the "dead zone" off the coast of Louisiana and Texas in the Gulf of Mexico this summer could be the largest on record. The researchers are predicting the area could measure [...]

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Record Gulf dead zone predicted

Record Gulf dead zone predicted By STEVEN WARD, Advocate staff writer 15 July 2008--THE ADVOCATEThis year's "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is predicted to be 8,800 square miles, the largest recorded in history, scientists with LSU and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said today.The prediction was released during a midday telephone news [...]

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Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone expands

Gulf of Mexico's dead zone expandsJuly 12, 2008--Science NewsRESTON, Va., July 12 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers said heavy streamflows are sending record amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus into the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey said spring nutrient delivery from the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin to the northern Gulf of Mexico was among the highest [...]

2008-07-13T22:24:00+00:00July 13th, 2008|News|Comments Off on Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone expands

Summer Storms Could Mean More Dead Zones

Summer Storms Could Mean More Dead Zones By Maria FrosticJuly 11, 2008These images show how ocean color changes from summer (top) to winter (bottom) in the Gulf of Mexico. They were created from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies about NASA's Aqua satellite. Reds and oranges represent high concentrations of phytoplankton and [...]

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Streamflow and Nutrient Delivery to the Gulf of Mexico for October 2007 to June 2008 (Preliminary)

Streamflow and Nutrient Delivery to the Gulf of Mexico for October 2007 to June 2008 (Preliminary)Preliminary estimates of monthly nutrient fluxes from the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico are provided in July each year for the previous nine months (October through June). These data are used by scientists to estimate the [...]

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Water Over Road

Water Over Road By Dennis Keeney06/28/2008--AMES TRIBUNEThe orange road sign said it all "WATER OVER ROAD." It blocked the entrance to Vandalia road from the north off of highway 65 on Friday, June 6. By June 10, even Highway 65 was closed by flooding.      From Ames to Waverly, the state has taken a major hit. [...]

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