Mann Eddy

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The Mann Eddy is a very small feature of ocean currents in the Atlantic. It is a persistent clockwise circulation in the middle of the North Atlantic ocean. Dr Rory Bingham from Newcastle University, UK, who presented the initial results of the GOCE satellite mission at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2010 Fall Meeting[1] describes it as "a persistent pocket of water in the Atlantic that just goes around and around."[2]


  1. ^ Bingham, R J et al (2010). "Using GOCE to estimate the mean North Atlantic circulation (Invited)". Abstract presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec. American Geophysical Union. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Amos, Science correspondent, BBC News (21 December 2010 Last updated at 00:10). "Goce gravity mission traces ocean circulation". BBC News website, Science & Environment. BBC News. Retrieved 21 Dec 2010.