STUDY: Evidence of Ocean Mixing Across Gulf Stream
Researchers at the University of Maryland have found the first direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream. Their findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on July 6.
"This long-standing debate about whether the Gulf Stream acts as a blender or a barrier to ocean mixing has mainly considered big ocean eddies, tens of kilometers to a hundred kilometers across," said Jacob Wenegrat, an assistant professor in UMD's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and the lead author of the study...
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