Drought led to massive ‘dead zone’ in Lake Erie

Washington, D.C.–Lake Erie just can’t catch a break. The lake has experienced harmful algal blooms and severe oxygen-depleted “dead zones” for years, but now a team of researchers led by Carnegie’s Anna Michalak and Yuntao Zhou has shown that the widespread drought in 2012 was associated with the…
Drought led to massive ‘dead zone’ in Lake Erie

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