Shelfwide cruise roundup, for now

Nancy Rabalais’s team has been able to process some of the data and issued a press release on this year’s bottom water hypoxia. As I mentioned in the last post, the zone of hypoxia was actually two zones, which you can see below. The total estimated square mileage of bottom water at or below 2 […]

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2014 Shelfwide cruising update 1

Saturday night we shoved off in the R/V Pelican from LUMCON a little after midnight, as per the usual shelfwide cruise routine. We motored eastward through the night and arrived at the southwest pass of the Mississippi River Sunday morning, one of its several engineered mouths. After collecting samples through the salinity gradient a little […]

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