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First Advisor

Derren Rosbach

Second Advisor

Sharon Wulf

Date

2013

Abstract

Along the Mississippi River, the heavy usage of nitrogen fertilizer is causing eutrophication, leading to the formation of a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico [IX]. This Dead Zone is uninhabitable to all marine life, harming the environment and the local economy.

Keywords

The World's Water

Language

English

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Course

The World's Water

Program

Great Problems Seminar

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Fertilizer Runoff in Mississippi River


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