Integrated Assessment of Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

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This document details the ecological and economic effects of low oxygen (hypoxic) conditions in the Gulf of Mexico. This condition is caused by deforestation, river channelization, and the overuse of nitrogen in agricultural fertilizer. This document summarizes scientific evidence for the causes of hypoxia, the negative impact on Gulf of Mexico fisheries, and long-term national strategies for managing and mitigating the problem.

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National Science and Technology Council (U.S.). Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. May 2000.

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This document details the ecological and economic effects of low oxygen (hypoxic) conditions in the Gulf of Mexico. This condition is caused by deforestation, river channelization, and the overuse of nitrogen in agricultural fertilizer. This document summarizes scientific evidence for the causes of hypoxia, the negative impact on Gulf of Mexico fisheries, and long-term national strategies for managing and mitigating the problem.

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58 p. : col. ill., col. maps

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National Science and Technology Council (U.S.). Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. Integrated Assessment of Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, text, May 2000; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25997/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .