Sen. Portman introduces algal blooms research act

Sen. Portman introduces algal blooms research act By limaohio.com247 June 2013  Sarah Gordon / Photographer - U.S. Sen. Rob Portman WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced Thursday the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2013. “This legislation takes critical steps toward protecting Lake Erie and Grand Lake St. Marys [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:01+00:00June 28th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Sen. Portman introduces algal blooms research act

Large Dead Zone Growing in Gulf of Mexico

Large Dead Zone Growing in Gulf of Mexico By TAMU Times27 June 2013Ocean experts had predicted a large “dead zone” area in the Gulf of Mexico this year, and according to the results from a Texas A&M University researcher just back from studying the region, those predictions appear to be right on target. Steve DiMarco, [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:01+00:00June 27th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Large Dead Zone Growing in Gulf of Mexico

Our Views: Dead zone growing

Our Views: Dead zone growing By The Advocate25 June 2013There are good ways and bad ways for Louisiana to gain distinction, and having one of the biggest dead zones on record off the state’s coastline isn’t something to brag about. A dead zone is an area of low oxygen in a body of water caused [...]

2013-06-25T10:00:00+00:00June 25th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Our Views: Dead zone growing

Nutrient Pollution Could Cause Record-Setting Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico

Nutrient Pollution Could Cause Record-Setting Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico By April Flowers, redOrbit.com19 June 2013  Image Credit: Thinkstock.com This year, scientists are expecting a very large “œdead zone“ in the Gulf of Mexico, according to several NOAA-supported forecast models. Those same models predict a smaller than average hypoxic level in the Chesapeake Bay. A research [...]

2013-06-24T08:14:00+00:00June 24th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Nutrient Pollution Could Cause Record-Setting Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico

Summer Hypoxic Zone Size Will Be Large

Summer Hypoxic Zone Size Will Be Large By Drs. Nancy Rabalais and R. Eugene Turner18 June 2013The June 2013 forecast of the size of the hypoxic zone in the northern Gulf of Mexico for July 2013 is that it will cover 22,172 km2 (8,561 mi2) of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00June 19th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Summer Hypoxic Zone Size Will Be Large

NOAA, partners predict possible record-setting deadzone for Gulf of Mexico

NOAA, partners predict possible record-setting deadzone for Gulf of Mexico By NOAA and USGS18 June 2013Scientists are expecting a very large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico and a smaller than average hypoxic level in the Chesapeake Bay this year, based on several NOAA-supported forecast models.  NOAA-supported modelers at the University of Michigan, Louisiana [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00June 19th, 2013|News|Comments Off on NOAA, partners predict possible record-setting deadzone for Gulf of Mexico