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NASA: lava lamp abstraction – stunning rendition of the Gulf Stream

Thanks to companies like OTEC (my dad Hank’s old company) who manufacture buoys with heat sensors, here’s a Georgia O’Keefe style rendering of the Gulf Stream (thermal imaging)A Lava Lamp Look at the Atlantic

“For several locations around the world, however, there are floating buoys that can directly measure the sea temperature,” he added. “We can compare these buoy measurements with the TIRS image-derived temperatures and adjust our calibration to provide a more accurate temperature calculation for TIRS and other satellites.

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