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New study finds that the Gulf Stream is warming and shifting closer to shore

WHOI scientists document changes in the Gulf Stream using two decades of measurements from Argo floats and Spray underwater gliders

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Gulf Stream Warming Trend


Warming in and near the Gulf Stream at present compared to the early 21st century is driven by heat from the atmosphere as well as a gradual shift of the Gulf Stream toward the coast.

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Credit: Illustration by Natalie Renier/©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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