Seven Ocean Regions (image) American Institute of Physics Caption This map shows how researchers from UNSW divided the entire ocean into seven regions whose waters mix very little. The map could yield insights into the formation of giant ocean garbage patches, as well as ocean ecology. Credit Gary Froyland, Robyn M. Stuart, and Erik van Sebille/UNSW Usage Restrictions This image may be used only with appropriate caption and credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.