How Can One Ocean Current Affect the Whole North Atlantic?
ES2403  Locating and Measuring Temperatures of Gulf Stream Eddies

This SST image shows two warm core eddies. Use the color code to interpret the temperature of features in the image.

Ocean Remote Sensing Group, Johns Hopkins University,
Applied Physics Laboratory

5. Where are the two warm core eddies located in relation to the main Gulf Stream current?

6. What is the water temperature within the eddies? What is the temperature of the surrounding water?


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