Gulf Stream system

Gulf Stream system

[′gəlf ¦strēm ′sis·təm]
(oceanography)
The Florida Current, Gulf Stream, and North Atlantic Current, collectively.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The only thing clear is that in a no-policy scenario of unmitigated greenhouse-gas emissions, a Gulf Stream System collapse would also have negative impacts on poverty reduction.
Our WHOI colleague Bob Pickart (see Oceanus, Spring 1994) has tracked the penetration of the extreme LSW along the deep western boundary current and Gulf Stream system off New England, and our University of Miami colleagues Rana Fine and Bob Molinari have recently (summer 1996) sighted this extreme LSW signal in the deep western boundary current off Abaco in the Bahamas - one of the most exciting and valuable results of their decade-long monitoring program at that location.
Do they drive recirculating flows in the underlying deep water as eddies are thought to do in the Gulf Stream system?