Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
CANON Initiative
Regional Ocean Model System

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An animation of a Regional Ocean Model System (red indicates warm water, blue indicates cold water, and the relief sea surface height shows where there are eddies). The effect ocean eddies have on the ocean's temperature from the years 1993 to 2007 are visible in the animation.

Animation made by Yi Chao at NASA/JPL.

 

Last updated: Aug. 17, 2010