Ecological and Economic Consequences of Hypoxia


In this report we have attempted to evaluate the ecological and economic consequences of hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Although our initial approach was to rely on published accounts, we quickly realized that the body of published literature dealing with hypoxia was limited, and we would have to conduct our own exploratory analysis of existing Gulf data, or rely on published accounts from other systems to infer possible or potential effects of hypoxia.


63 pages; available for download at the link below.


Gulf of Mexico, Dead Zone, water pollution, anoxia, hypoxia, economic impact, environmental impact