In this visualization, a model created by NASA, the color variations denote speed. The lighter green areas are moving faster than the blue areas. For complete information about this image, see http://sos.noaa.gov/datasets/Ocean/seacurrents.html
Originally uploaded in CLEAN:Teaching Climate and Energy:Tools for Educators:Workshops:Climate Complexity Workshop 2012.
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Uploaded: Jan17 12