News tagged with streams

Finding the pulse of the polar vortex

If you can predict the path of the jet stream, the upper atmosphere's undulating river of wind, then you can predict weather โ€“ not just for a week or two, but for an entire season. A new Stanford study moves toward that ...

dateJul 10, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Gulf Stream eddies as a source of iron

ETH researchers have fortuitously discovered that Gulf Stream eddies are rich in iron, and these eddies transport this essential micronutrient to the iron-poor North Atlantic Gyre. Before this discovery, the typical assumption ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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