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Icebreakers Measure ADCP Transects in Drake Passage

Deep, strong ocean currents circle the globe in the Southern Ocean. This influential flow, known as the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, connects all three major oceans. Its narrowest constriction is Drake Passage, a location notorious for its challenging seas. Despite the difficulty, Drake Passage has seen several enduring studies by U.S., U.K. and French researchers. For two decades, ADCPs carried by

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