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D. Malakoff, 1998, after R.J. Diaz and R. Rosenberg, 1995; ESRI [Environmental Systems Research Institute], 1990.
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Industrial areas and seasonal zones of oxygen-depleted waters
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
This graphic illustrates that there is a strong correlation between the world's industrial areas and the areas in which seasonally oxygen-depleted waters occur. The accompanying text explains some of the effects of land-based activities on the marine environment.