New surface ocean current maps created from drifter data
Article first published online: 16 JUL 2013
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 94, Issue 29, page 260, 16 July 2013
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2013), New surface ocean current maps created from drifter data, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(29), 260.(
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The Global Drifter Program, which began in 1979 in the tropical Pacific Ocean, now spans the globe with a total of 1250 sensors. Tracked from orbit by satellites, the array provides a way to observe global near-surface ocean circulation patterns.