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Understanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current

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Understanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309462207
ISBN-13: 9780309462204
Number of pages: 110

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One of the most significant, energetic, yet not well understood, oceanographic features in the Americas is the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS), consisting of the Loop Current (LC) and the Loop Current Eddies (LCEs) it sheds. Understanding the dynamics of the LCS is fundamental to understanding the Gulf of Mexico's full oceanographic system, and vice versa.

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