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Study offers first definitive proof that Gulf Stream has weakened


“New research from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution offers the first conclusive evidence that the Gulf Stream has weakened. The powerful ocean current off the East Coast influences regional weather, climate and fisheries, and the finding could have significant implications both for New England and the global climate.”

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New Study Definitively Confirms Gulf Stream Weakening

Lisa Beal communicating to the bridge

The Gulf Stream – which is a major ocean current off the U.S. East Coast and a part of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation – plays an important role in weather and climate, and a weakening could have significant implications.

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The latest robotics projects happening inside the George and Wendy David Center for Ocean Innovation

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