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The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is an area of hypoxic waters at the mouth of the Mississippi River. High nutrient load from farm and industry runoff along the Mississippi River stimulates algal blooms, which eventually deplete dissolved oxygen in the water.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-10-26 18:41:52
Description The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is an area of hypoxic waters at the mouth of the Mississippi River. High nutrient load from farm and industry runoff along the Mississippi River stimulates algal blooms, which eventually deplete dissolved oxygen in the water.
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Subject
Source Microbial Life
Keyword Eutrophication, Mississippi River
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2010-10-26 18:17:42
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2010-10-26 19:32:42
Creator Monica Bruckner
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-10-26 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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