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Title: Elusive Dead Zone Tracked in the Pacific
Url: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/5684798/#.URExBitYuDQ
Creator: Barnard, Jeff
Publisher: MSNBC
Description: This MSNBC newspaper article provides general information about poor water quality off the Oregon coast. The article recounts how scientists are hunting for very low levels of oxygen, a sign of what is called the dead zone. The article includes possible causes of the dead zone and how it may relate to climate cycles. This site also features a related story about the Mississippi River delta dead zone.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine pollution. Sea water pollution
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine pollution. Sea water pollution -- By region -- Pacific Ocean -- North Pacific -- Eastern Pacific -- United States coast
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Water -- Phytoplankton
Science -- Microbiology -- Popular works
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Key Concept: Ecology -- Pollution
Oceanography -- Phytoplankton
Date Issued: 2004-08-12
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Microsoft
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Biology:Ecology:Principles
Biology:Microbiology
eutrophication
Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
hypoxia
Date Of Record Release: 2009-08-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-05 10:24:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 70
Resource URL Clicks: 11
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