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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Dead Zone Grande

Dead Zone Grande Gulf of Mexico residents brace for largest dead zone ever With record floods flushing out the Mississippi River basin, the terminus of the nation’s largest river-the Gulf of Mexico-is set to experience the worst dead zone ever. … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Hypoxia Dead Zone

Hypoxia Dead Zone Farm Runoff in Mississippi River Floodwater Fuels Dead Zone in Gulf By: Jenny Marder A dead zone — already the size of the state of New Jersey — is growing in the Gulf of Mexico, fueled by … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Dead Zone

Dead Zone   Satellite image of the northern Gulf of Mexico/Mississippi Delta showing hypoxic coastal water (light blue). This color change is due to excessive nutrients being washed into the sea. Source: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, … Continue reading

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