Graphic map showing Gulf of Mexico seafloor bottom sediment cores

Graphic map showing Gulf of Mexico seafloor bottom sediment core locations

Detailed Description

Gulf of Mexico seafloor bottom sediments that experience seasonal hypoxia contain higher relative percentages of three benthic foraminiferal species. The cumulative percentage of these species forms the PEB hypoxia index, which is used to identify past occurrences of seasonal hypoxic conditions.

Details

Image Dimensions: 700 x 419

Location Taken: US