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Stokes Drifters use GPS to Track and Monitor Ocean Currents

A Florida State University researcher developed a new technology that can track the oceans’ currents and surface circulation. Ocean currents play an important role in many everyday processes such as shipping, navigation, commercial fishing, recreational boating and safety. They also impact our climate, sediment transport, ocean ecosystems and animal migrations. But the movements of ocean currents at the surface —

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