Dead zone research brisk

Dead zone research briskJul 26 2009 1:10AM NEW ORLEANS (AP) A watery "dead zone" off Louisiana's coast has been alive with scientists of late. A group who just measured the "dead zone" is getting its gear off the research boat Pelican so scientists from Texas A&M can load up for a different look at the phenomenon. Oceanographer Steven [...]

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NOAA: Smaller Than Expected, But Severe, Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico

NOAA: Smaller Than Expected, But Severe, Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 9:01 AM Contact:          Ben Sherman                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         301-713-3066                                      July 27, 2009                                                                                                 EDITOR’S NOTE: Animation of Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone formation can be downloaded from the NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory Web site: http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov   Smaller Than [...]

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New NOAA chief brings attention to dead zone

New NOAA chief brings attention to dead zone By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press WriterJuly 22, 2009 NEW ORLEANS -- The "dead zone" off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, where there is too little oxygen in the water for anything to live, is getting new federal attention under President Barack Obama's administration. Jane Lubchenco, head [...]

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Another dead-zone research cruise begins Monday

Another dead-zone research cruise begins Monday By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press Writer -- Houma CourierPublished: Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 2:41 p.m. NEW ORLEANS — Almost as soon as scientists who just measured the "dead zone" off Louisiana's coast get their gear off the research boat "Pelican," scientists from Texas A&M will be loading their [...]

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Dead zone is much smaller than expected

Dead zone is much smaller than expected By Nikki Buskey, Staff Writer Houma CourierPublished: Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 6:01 a.m. HOUMA — This year’s Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone,’ the area of low-to-no oxygen that appears annually off the coast of Louisiana, is less than half the size scientists expected. But some areas of [...]

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Low oxygen levels have returned to the Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Texas

Low oxygen levels have returned to the Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Texas By Patrique Ludan, The BATALLION ONLINE, College Station, Texas7/16/09 Low oxygen levels have returned to the Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Texas, indicating the return of a dead zone, according to Texas A&M researchers.     Steve Dimarco, associate [...]

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Dead zones threaten oceans

Dead zones threaten oceans By Stuart WakehamThursday, July 16, 2009. Atlantic Journal ConstitutionWhen you look in the waters of coastal Georgia and you see an ocean seemingly teeming with life, it is difficult to comprehend that large sections of the world’s oceans are considered “dead zones.” These are areas of the oceans where low levels [...]

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‘Hotspots’ Of Human Impact on Coastal Areas Ranked

'Hotspots' Of Human Impact on Coastal Areas Ranked By ScienceDailyJuly 9, 2009"Resource management and conservation in coastal waters must address a litany of impacts from human activities, from the land, such as urban runoff and other types of pollution, and from the sea," said Benjamin S. Halpern, first author, who is based at the National [...]

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Bay pollution called human peril

Bay pollution called human peril By By Timothy B. Wheeler Baltimore Sun reporterJuly 7, 2009The same pollution afflicting the Chesapeake Bay's fish and shellfish poses human health risks to people in the region, from bacteria and harmful algae in the water to contaminants in fish and drinking water, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation says.  In a report released today, [...]

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Patents Hurricane Mitigation Devices For Gulf Of Mexico

Patents Hurricane Mitigation Devices For Gulf Of Mexico By John Laumer, Philadelphia07.11.09; Business & Politics (news)     Schematic drawing of hurricane mitigation concept. Image credit: patent filing Hurricanes are fed most of their energy from sun-heated ocean waters. When upper atmospheric air-flows are not too turbulent, hurricanes are able to add enough energy to send storm surges [...]

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