The Ocean

Scientists have built a new map of the ocean’s oxygen-starved waters. Here's why it matters

The 3D atlas will help identify oxygen-level changes in the world's oceans. Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Jennifer Chu

News Writer, MIT News Office

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Oxygen-deficient zone intensity across the eastern Pacific Ocean, where copper colours represent the locations of consistently lowest oxygen concentrations and deep teal indicates regions without sufficiently low dissolved oxygen. Image: Jarek Kwiecinski and Andrew Babbin

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