Math Awareness Month - April 2001

Mathematics and the Ocean

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Effective invariant manifolds plotted for eddies detaching from the Loop Current of the Gulf of Mexico in June 1998. The manifolds delineate the eddies and orchestrate the transport in and out of their cores.
See the animation and explanation, courtesy of Kuznetsov, et al.
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Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.