Gulf ‘dead zone’ could be as a big as Jersey

U. MICHIGAN (US) — This year’s “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico could be very large and potentially record-setting, predict researchers, who also offer a forecast for the Chesapeake Bay.

Spring floods across the Midwest are expected to contribute to a very large and potentially record-setting 2013 Gulf of Mexico “dead zone,” according to a University of Michigan ecologist and colleagues who released their annual forecast today, along with one for the Chesapeake Bay.

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Source: Futurity.org » Earth & Environment

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