Annual dead-zone report card for the Chesapeake Bay, U.S.

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ScienceDaily — Virginia Institute of Marine Science — October 24, 2018

"An annual model-based report on low-oxygen conditions in Chesapeake Bay during 2018 indicates a total volume of 'hypoxic' waters very similar to the previous year, but with a dramatic drop in hypoxia during late July due to mixing by strong winds. The duration of hypoxia in 2018 was greater than in recent years. . ."

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