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Wolf Berger and David Lindberg

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520247789

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520247789.001.0001

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Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle

Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle

On a Warm Current Running North

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(p.151) Six Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle
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Ocean
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Wolf H. Berger

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520247789.003.0007

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

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