News Release – Scientists Uncover Diversion of Gulf Stream Path in Late 2011-Warmer waters flowed to shelfbreak south of New England-(WHOI)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution logoAt a meeting with New England commercial fishermen last December, physical oceanographers Glen Gawarkiewicz and Al Plueddemann from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

(WHOI) were alerted by three fishermen about unusually high surface water temperatures and strong currents on the outer continental shelf south of New England.

“I promised them I would look into why that was happening,” Gawarkiewicz says. The result of his investigation was,,, Read More

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