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The Role of Ocean Currents in Climate

Ocean surface currents have a major impact on regional climate around the world, bringing coastal fog to San Francisco and comfortable temperatures to the British Isles. This video segment produced by ThinkTV uses data-based visual representations adapted from NOAA to trace the path of surface ocean currents around the globe and explore their role in creating climate zones.

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