Tag: Goddard

Watch This: Earth's Oceans Wriggling With Durable, Beautiful Currents

By Sarah Zhang | March 28, 2012 9:10 am

 

For a strangely hypnotic minute and a half, check out this visualization of the Earth’s ocean currents. It flies you across the globe–past small blue swirls and over the bright lines of the Gulf Stream. More ocean current photos and videos, all based on data from NASA’s ECCO2 project, are available to watch and download at the Scientific Visualization Studio.

[via PopSci]

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