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NOAA-, EPA-Supported Scientists Find Average But Large Gulf Dead Zone

6 August 2014, 1:35 pm

Gulf of Mexico 2014 Dead Zone map

NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have measured the 2014 Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, to be 5,052 square miles--approximately the size of Connecticut. The measurements were taken during the 30th annual hypoxia survey cruise from July 27 to August 2.

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Original article: NOAA-, EPA-Supported Scientists Find Average But Large Gulf Dead Zone