Eddies exist across the world’s oceans and can help fuel hurricanes. A new University of Miami study found that some in the Caribbean may contain a barrier, created when South American rivers dump massive plumes of freshwater into the ocean and prevent deeper cooler water from mixing with warm surface waters.
Eddies exist across the world’s oceans and can help fuel hurricanes. A new University of Miami study found that some in the Caribbean may contain a barrier, created when South American rivers dump massive plumes of freshwater into the ocean and prevent deeper cooler water from mixing with warm surface waters. NASA
Eddies exist across the world’s oceans and can help fuel hurricanes. A new University of Miami study found that some in the Caribbean may contain a barrier, created when South American rivers dump massive plumes of freshwater into the ocean and prevent deeper cooler water from mixing with warm surface waters. NASA

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