dead zone


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dead zone

[′ded ‚zōn]
(electricity)
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This hasn't escaped the notice of fishing fleets, which sometimes fill their landing quotas of commercially valuable catch by trawling the edges of a dead zone.
y=2017&p=press_release) Louisiana State University and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium collected data to find out the size of the dead zone aboard the R/V Pelican from July 24 to July 31.
The Gulf dead zone may also slow shrimp growth, leading to fewer large shrimp, according to a NOAA-funded study led by Duke University.
In the dead zone, junior managers will not say they like a piece of creative work until they receive some sign from managers above them that it's OK to like it.
Li, "Adaptive fuzzy robust output feedback control of nonlinear systems with unknown dead zones based on a small-gain approach," IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, vol.
The researchers used sensors to measure oxygen levels and lakebed temperatures, and found that dead zones are frequently moving as a result of currents in the lake.
The IRS will apply similar rules to the SHOP dead zones in Iowa this year, officials say.
The revelation about the size of the dead zone in 2012 comes on the heels of the record-setting harmful algal bloom that occurred in 2011, and the closure of the Toledo water supply in August 2014 due to high concentrations of Cyanobacteria-produced toxins at the city's water intake.
To reconstruct the zone's past, Deutsch's colleagues collected sediment cores at three sites under the North Pacific dead zone.
Green Bay's dead zone is one of many signals of the urgent need to rein in phosphorus runoff from farms and other sources, said Lyman Welch of the Alliance for the Great Lakes, a Chicago-based environmental advocacy group.
Along one of these tributaries lives the corn and soybean farmer Brian Hicks of Tracy, Minnesota, who exemplifies the complex relationship between American farming and the Gulf dead zone.
In addition to preventing dead zones, the CRP allows wildlife space to return.