National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science supported scientists have documented that the 2013 'dead zone'(area of hypoxia, or low oxygen) in the northern Gulf of Mexico west of the Mississippi ... Read More
NCCOS is participating in a public-private program to reduce nutrient inputs to the Gulf of Mexico hypoxic ('dead') zone that managers expect to simultaneously benefit threatened native grassland bird species ... Read More
In overlapping venues on 17-18 April 2013, NCCOS co-led the Forum for Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Research Coordination and Advancement, and represented NOAA at the U.S. Mississippi River Gulf of ... Read More
The Republic of Korea hosted the 15thInternational Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA), October 29 - November 2, 2012. The meeting featured the latest scientific research by the international harmful algal ... Read More
A recent research paper presents the state-of-knowledge on harmful algae along the west coast of North America. Along the Pacific coast of North America, from Alaska to Mexico, harmful algal ... Read More
2011 Gulf Hypoxia in Brief Forecast: 8,500 - 9,421 square miles June: Preliminary survey cruise July: Release of updated forecast August 1: Preliminary press release date for measured size In ... Read More
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