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Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle

Wolf H. Berger

in Ocean

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780520247789
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520942547 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247789.003.0007
Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle

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This chapter focuses on ocean currents, particularly the Gulf Stream, a warm ocean current moving from the Gulf of Mexico into the North Atlantic. It discusses the nature of the Gulf Stream and explains the underlying principle of deep-water circulation.

Keywords: ocean currents; Gulf Stream; Gulf of Mexico; North Atlantic; deep-water circulation

Chapter.  19645 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Aquatic Biology

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