Mississippi flux

One of the things I’ve been thinking about this summer: the Northern Gulf of Mexico dead zone and the loss of wetlands in the Mississippi River Basin & Delta.

(Click on the maps for larger versions.)

[Citations for the images will follow – all found via the web.]

Reference

Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force

gulfhypoxia.net

http://epa.gov/gmpo/lmrsbc/index.html
http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/sparrow/gulf_findings/faq.html
http://ks.water.usgs.gov/pubs/fact-sheets/fs.163-98.html
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/nri/pubs/wshedpap_w.html
http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/nutrients/
http://toxics.usgs.gov/hypoxia/

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