The operational modelling of ocean currents is used both by shipping and fisheries, as well as oil producers who install large platforms in this environment. The mapping of ocean floor topography is also an important input to the latter.
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Earth From Space - Summer in Bloom
06 December 2011
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In this edition, phytoplankton highlight the whirls of ocean currents in spectacular shades of blue and green.
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