Map of the results of a March 2006 study. Each color is a surface drifter which was deployed just east of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The general currents of the area are displayed on this map.

South Florida current trajectories

Map of the results of a March 2006 study. Each color is a surface drifter which was deployed just east of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The general currents of the area are displayed on this map.

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Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumProcesses > Inputs/flows
TypePhoto
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 634
Filesize181 kB
Number of Downloads48
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)