Strategy looks to river diversions for help with Gulf dead zone

Strategy looks to river diversions for help with Gulf dead zone By Amy Wold, The Advocate27 January 2014A proposed new strategy for reducing the annual “dead zone” off Louisiana’s Gulf coast relies heavily on the promise of river water diversions to remove nutrients that deplete oxygen levels to the point they no longer support aquatic [...]

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River Diversions for Help Gulf Dead Zone

River Diversions for Help Gulf Dead Zone By Associated Press27 January 2014BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A proposed new strategy for reducing the annual “dead zone” off Louisiana’s Gulf coast relies heavily on river water diversions to remove nutrients that deplete oxygen levels to the point they no longer support aquatic life. The authors of a [...]

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Nancy Rabalais Conferred as AGU Fellow

Nancy Rabalais Conferred as AGU Fellow By Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative22 January 2014The Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by section and focus group committees. The AGU Fellow designation is conferred upon not more than 0.1% of all [...]

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Ocean Dead Zones More Deadly for Marine Life Than Previously Predicted

Ocean Dead Zones More Deadly for Marine Life Than Previously Predicted By ScienceDaily.com9 January 2013 One of the organisms used in the study, hard clams. (Credit: NOAA) Ocean dead zones -- regions with levels of oxygen too low to sustain marine life -- have grown to become a common feature of coastal regions around the [...]

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