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Gulf of Mexico dead zone —The last 150 years

October 25, 2006

'Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone-The Last 150 Years' discusses the dead zone that forms seasonally in the northern Gulf of Mexico when subsurface waters become depleted in dissolved oxygen and cannot support most life.

Publication Year 2006
Title Gulf of Mexico dead zone —The last 150 years
DOI 10.3133/fs20063005
Authors Lisa Osterman, P.W. Swarzenski, R. Z. Poore
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2006-3005
Index ID fs20063005
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Florida Integrated Science Center