dead zone


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dead zone

[′ded ‚zōn]
(electricity)
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The record-low tributary flow into the lake was found to be the predominant explanatory factor for the 2012 dead zone, while the team estimated that the 2011 bloom was actually associated with a rather small dead zone, despite the massive bloom.
The finding shows that wind, not temperature, is the biggest driver of the dead zone, Deutsch says.
Along the way they will profile young people who are tackling the causes of dead zones and creating solutions in communities throughout the watershed.
So-called dead zones are areas of large bodies of water--typically in the ocean but also occasionally in lakes and even rivers--that do not have enough oxygen to support marine life.
Along with the dead zone passing issue described above, mechanical switches are subject to another limiting factor at this point.
The consistent return of this dead zone means that something big may be happening in Oregon's near-shore ocean, something that could permanently alter the marine ecosystem and the communities that rely on its resources.
Through his encounters in and with Istanbul (for him still initially conceived of as "Constantinople"), on both sides of Nicosia (Lefkosia and Lefkosa), and in the still uniquely mixed Dead Zone village of Pyla/Pile, Papadakis came to appreciate that blame and shame lay not just with the perpetrators of atrocities, but also with those who had "allowed extremists to determine the course of history.
A dead zone has formed off the Oregon Coast in the United States, killing marine fife and leading researchers to the conclusion that fundamental changes are taking place in ocean condition in the northern Pacific Ocean.
The world's largest dead zone is found in the Baltic Sea, where a combination of agricultural runoff, deposition of nitrogen from burning fossil fuels, and human waste discharge has overfertilized the water.
TURN OFF The Block (ITV , Tuesday) Relegation to the dead zone can't come soon enough.
Perhaps the best-known dead zone is that found in the Gulf of Mexico, which is fed by the nitrate-rich Mississippi River and fluctuates in size from 3,000 to 8,000 square miles.