current drogue

current drogue

[′kər·ənt ‚drōg]
(engineering)
A current-measuring assembly consisting of a weighted current cross, sail, or parachute, and an attached surface buoy.
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The current drogue [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1C OMITTED] is the same type used by Lobel and Robinson (5).
Ocean circulation may also transport larvae across the distance from Hawaii to Johnston Atoll as shown by the drift tracks of current drogues (see below).