SURVEY CRUISE RECORDS THIRD-LARGEST “DEAD ZONE” SINCE 1985

SURVEY CRUISE RECORDS THIRD-LARGEST “DEAD ZONE” SINCE 1985

NOAA Magazine, August 1, 2007

AREA SIZE OF NEW JERSEY CLOSE TO NOAA-LSU PREDICTION

Scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, led by Nancy Rabalais, Ph.D., after completing a NOAA-sponsored survey cruise to measure the actual size of the northern Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone have indicated an actual Dead Zone of 7,900 square miles, a difference from the predicted value of only 7 percent.

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