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It has become a rite of summer. Every year, a "dead zone" appears in the Gulf of Mexico. It's an area where water doesn't have enough oxygen for fish to survive. And every year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration commissions scientists to venture out into the Gulf to measure it.

Texas Scientists Worry About Research Funding Under Trump

Feb 2, 2017
Texas Tribune

Late one night last month, Rice University climate researcher Daniel Cohan spotted a headline on Twitter that stunned him: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was temporarily freezing all grants and contracts. He immediately worried that the climate change-related grant application his team had been working on for months "was a goner."

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Dana Clark is on an Alaskan cruise this summer. But this Dallas teacher isn’t lazing on the deck of a luxury liner; she’s working on a research vessel run by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. KERA caught up with the award-winning science teacher before she left for Kodiak, off Alaska’s southern coast.