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Science  15 May 1998:
Vol. 280, Issue 5366, pp. 975
DOI: 10.1126/science.280.5366.975e

Just as rising air currents form tornadoes, underwater plumes of hot water produce ocean “anticyclones” observable in satellite images. The Enhanced Research Commentary by Speer (p. 1034) on hydrothermal plumes accompanies new results reported by Lupton et al. (p. 1052) using drifting buoys. The online version links to an array of Web resources in marine geology, underwater rift studies, and plume research.


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