COSEE Ocean Systems: News
West Florida Shelf and Dry Tortugas Impact Gulf of Mexico Loop Current
Description: The Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico, a dominant oceanographic feature, often intrudes far into the Gulf, shedding clockwise circulating eddies. Marine scientists are working to explain the cause of Loop Current intrusion and eddy formation, which are not well-understood, as the behavior of the Loop Current is of regional ecological importance. [Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)]
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Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)
Publish Date: 5/9/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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