Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia
http://www.epa.gov/msbasin/

Environmental Protection Agency


This EPA site provides links to introductory information about the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. It offers answers to questions such as: what is the hypoxic zone, how did it form, what strategies are being implemented to remedy it, and what is the government doing. It also features links to various regions within the Mississippi River Basin, allowing users to explore issues in their own area.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water
Extreme Environments: Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry, Biosphere:Ecology:Food Webs, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water ColumnKeyword: eutrophication