The hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico is an area of low dissolved oxygen that cannot support most marine life.
Learn about the issues that affect the causes, location, magnitude and duration of the hypoxic zone, and the feasibility of management and control options in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf to reduce it.
- Gulf of Mexico Program — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Hypoxia In the Northern Gulf of Mexico — Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCOM)
- 2009 Gulf Hypoxia Cruise — Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
- Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Watch — U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- World Hypoxic and Eutrophic Coastal Areas — World Resources Institute
- Gulf Hypoxia Monitoring Stakeholder Committee — National Coastal Data Development Center