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US Commerce Deputy Secretary Announced $2.5 Million to University of Michigan to Develop Forecasting for Dead Zones in Lake Erie

U.S. Commerce Deputy Secretary David A. Sampson today in Detroit announced NOAA has awarded $506,190 as the first installment in a five-year $2.5 million grant to the University of Michigan. The grant will be used to forecast the formation of hypoxia, or low-oxygen conditions known as dead zones in Lake Erie, and its influence on lake ecology and fish production potential.

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