Eddies & jets in the Southern Ocean

This animation shows the rich dynamics of eddies and jets in the Indian Ocean sector of the Southern Ocean, which act to mix ocean waters. It shows a high resolution (1/20°) regional simulation of the Southern Ocean, including a peek at a submesoscale (1/80°) resolving nested simulation. 

By Isa Rosso, Stuart Ramsden, Andreas Klocker and Andy Hogg.

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