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Scientists Confirm Florida-Sized Dead Zone in the Gulf of Oman
Description: Using data collected by underwater robots, researchers have confirmed the presence of one of the world's largest marine dead zones in the Gulf of Oman, an area that has been largely off-limits to scientists in recent decades due to piracy and geopolitical tensions. The dead zone, an area in the ocean with almost no oxygen, encompasses nearly the entire 63,700-square-mile Gulf of Oman. [Source: Yale Environment 360]
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Source: Yale Environment 360
Publish Date: 4/30/2018
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