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APLUS: You Spend Me Right Round - Understanding the Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico is a Course

APLUS: You Spend Me Right Round - Understanding the Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico

Oct 17, 2021 - Oct 2, 2022
1 credit

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As you complete this course, you will: 

  • understand the major components that affect the ocean circulation of the Gulf of Mexico (the loop current and loop current rings).
  • understand how these components influence the Gulf of Mexico region: hurricanes, weather, fishing industry, and oil spill tracking.
  • understand how the Loop Current and Loop Current Eddies are located and tracked in the Gulf of Mexico (Satellite Altimetry, Current Meters) and learn how to find this current information for yourself and your students.

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