‘Dead zone’ smaller than expected, but bigger than desired

Joshua Rosenberg | The Lens 3 AUGUST 2022 The so-called dead zone where the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico, an area of low oxygen that cannot sustain life, clocked in at 3,275 square miles this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the size Wednesday, noting that it is below [...]

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Gulf dead zone smaller this year, but still five times size of Lake Pontchartrain

Mark Schleifstein | NOLA.com 3 August 2022 Scientists measuring the low-oxygen dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico this summer found a mix of good and bad news: It covered only 3,275 square miles of bottom waters, less than half the size of last year. But that was still larger than the combined areas [...]

2023-05-22T22:36:33+00:00August 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Gulf dead zone smaller this year, but still five times size of Lake Pontchartrain
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