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Ocean Current Maps


Interpret data found on ocean current maps 0607.8.5

Links verified 7/25/2014

  1. Ocean Surface Currents - [A web-based ocean current reference site] Each current has important links, summary text detailing velocity and hydrographic observations, and plots such as, average current speed and locations, drifting buoy positions, sea surface temperature maps.
  2. Picturing the Gulf Stream Current - some of the history of Benjamin Franklin's discovery
  3. Surface Ocean Current Map - warm and cold currents are color coded on this map
  4. Surface Ocean Currents - three levels of explanation are available from Windows to the Universe - select Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced

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