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Image : Gliders Tracked Potential for Oil to Reach the East Coast

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To track the location and dynamics of the Loop Current, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institiution and Scripps Institution of Oceanography piloted a robotic glider through the Gulf of Mexico throughout the summer of 2010. It collected measurements and periodically rose to the surface to transmit data back to scientists on shore. (Data from adapted from NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center. Background image from NASA.)


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