currents and eddies

Currents and Eddies play important roles in the transport and distribution of nutrients and biota (Brodeur et al, 1996; Hermann et al, 1996).

Click on the links for maps of the major currents of the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea.

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Educational Links:

PMEL Publications on currents and eddies:

Listed below are direct links to abstracts of PMEL articles relating to currents and eddies beginning 1968 to the present, using PMEL's Publication Information Search Engine:

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[Last updated: 2007-07-03]