Wind and Ocean Circulation

This animated visualization was created for the planetarium film 'Dynamic Earth'. It illustrates the trail of energy that flows from atmospheric wind currents to ocean currents.

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Greg Shirah
Horace Mitchell
Thomas and Lucas
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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The projecting globe is optional - it is not necessary to view the visualization.

The animation and still images are easy to access and download.

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