BioNews Texas recently published an article on Dr. Steve DiMarco (Texas A&M University) and the ongoing annual survey of hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. This year’s hypoxia zone looks smaller than usual at this point. See the story at:

http://bionews-tx.com/news/2014/07/18/oxygen-depleted-dead-zone-in-gulf-of-mexico-much-smaller-than-usual-according-to-texas-am-researcher/

The hypoxia data from the gliders used in the survey are available from the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). See the interactive map at http://gcoos.org/products/maps/gulf_gliders/.