USGS Information and Activities Related to Nutrients in the Mississippi River Basin and Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico


This site provides a collection of USGS websites that address monitoring and assessment, modeling, and research involving the Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone. These sites detail the relationship between poor water quality and nutrient influx in the Gulf region. The site also features links to groups currently researching Gulf of Mexico hypoxia.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Oceanography, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Oceanography, Ecology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water