Spring Rains Bring Life to Midwest Granaries but Foster Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’

Spring Rains Bring Life to Midwest Granaries but Foster Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' By ScienceDaily9 April 2013 Dead zones form where river water carrying sediment and pollutants meets ocean water of the Gulf. (Credit: NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center) The most serious ongoing water pollution problem in the Gulf of [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00April 30th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Spring Rains Bring Life to Midwest Granaries but Foster Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’

Cuts would jeopardize dead zone research

Cuts would jeopardize dead zone research By Nikki Buskey, Houma Today24 April 2013 Nancy Rabalais, executive director of Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, explains the workings of an oxygen meter Wednesday at the LUMCON W. J. DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie.  Chris Heller/Staff A long-running project aimed at mapping the annual dead zone that forms off [...]

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