Agricultural Impacts on the Gulf of Mexico

Scott E Siddall, Kenyon College

This Kenyon College website features a collection of articles written by students from Denison University and Kenyon College. The articles describe various aspects of the Mississippi River delta dead zone. Topics covered include physical characteristics and ecological analysis of hypoxia, an overview of the Mississippi River, land use and effects in the Mississippi River drainage basin, the effect of wetlands on eutrophication, farmers and fisheries, political and social implications, and potential solutions to the problem.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Chemical
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology