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Gulf Stream & its Effect on Climate
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The Gulf Stream
The Gulf Stream is an ocean current
system that is made up of the Florida
curre...
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Florida Current
This thermal ocean current that
forms part of the Gulf Stream is a
movement of ...
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North Atlantic Drift
The North Atlantic Drift is
the reason that the
climate of the UK and
Nort...
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Gulf Stream effect on other aspects of weather
Though the warming effect that the Gulf Stream h...
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Gulf stream & its effect on climate

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The Gulf Stream has an impact on a series of different climates; we decided to look at just how big the impact of it is.

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  1. 1. www.worldweatheronline.com Gulf Stream & its Effect on Climate
  2. 2. www.worldweatheronline.com The Gulf Stream The Gulf Stream is an ocean current system that is made up of the Florida current and the North Atlantic Drift.
  3. 3. www.worldweatheronline.com Florida Current This thermal ocean current that forms part of the Gulf Stream is a movement of water that occurs because of water being pushed from the Atlantic Ocean into the Caribbean Sea by the Earth’s rotation, which exerts greater pressure along the equator.
  4. 4. www.worldweatheronline.com North Atlantic Drift The North Atlantic Drift is the reason that the climate of the UK and Northern Europe are so mild when compared with the climates of Canada, Russia and Alaska that all lie along the same latitude.
  5. 5. www.worldweatheronline.com Gulf Stream effect on other aspects of weather Though the warming effect that the Gulf Stream has is beneficial for the climates that it affects, there is a meteorological downside that comes in the form of the formation of tropical cyclones and often also increases the intensity of cyclones that occur there.
  6. 6. www.worldweatheronline.com To read the full article visit: The Gulf Stream and its Effect on Climate

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