Climate, People, and the Environment Program Seminar Series - Val Klump
The Dynamics of Green Bay's Dead Zone
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
While representing only 7% of the surface area and 1.4% of the volume of Lake Michigan, Green Bay receives approximately one-third of the total nutrient loading within the entire Lake Michigan basin. Hypereutrophic conditions have been a persistent feature of Green Bay throughout most of the last century, but the occurrence of hypoxia or so-called "dead zones" was not widely recognized until recent studies mapped the extent of oxygen depleted bottom waters.Full abstract can be found via the URL.