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This data was generated by Dr. Stephen Baig, National Hurricane Center, Storm Surge Unit, Team Learder (retired). The data consists of charts of the Gulf Stream system, from the Yucatan Channel to the offing of
When printed the charts are often intended to be pieced together to show a larger area of the current. This product was used by parties involved in marine related activity from recreational boaters, professional fisherman, cruise ships, the Coast Guard, academia and others. Selected portions of the sea surface thermal anaylsis were made available on NOAA radio.
In general, increased access to data sets has been
an advancing trend in research for several years. In addition, new technologies have enabled comparison and combinations between various data groups expanding use of the research.
Systems such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become a common tool allowing the user to tie various data to locations and display results in graphic form via interactive queries.
The data are posted here for the general public and for the purpose of extending ongoing research in this region which may include, but is not limited to, XBT temperature signals, investigation into the expansion and contraction of the
The NHC Library would like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Hugh Willoughby, Florida InternationalUniversity (FIU), Earth and Environment professor and
Giselle Castano, FIU senior for their collaborative efforts in this digitization project. (August, 2015)
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