Topic: UTMSI

Arctic Plays Outsized Role in Nitrogen Cycle

Oct. 26, 2016
The Arctic continental shelf

Areas of the Arctic play a larger role than previously thought in the global nitrogen cycle—the process responsible for keeping a critical element necessary for life flowing between the atmosphere, the land and oceans.

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Marine Scientists to Investigate Effect of Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' on Fish Populations

Nov. 10, 2009

Whether a large area of low oxygen water called the "dead zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico could cause declines in environmentally and economically important fish populations is the subject of a new study by University of Texas at Austin marine scientist Peter Thomas.

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