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Global ocean currents
10 World ocean current animations available.

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Animation picAnimations of ocean circulation globally, in the Southern Ocean and in the Australian region. Use of these animations is subject to the terms of use.


Global Conveyer Video Animations

Major world ocean currents (loopable)

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[1 MB]

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[4.2 MB]

Global view of world ocean currents (loopable)

0:48

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[664 Kb]

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[2.1 MB]

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[9 MB]

Global view of ocean conveyor belt

1:43

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[2.3 MB]

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[8.9 MB]

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[38 MB]

Ride the world's ocean currents

1:48

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[3 MB]

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[8.4 MB]

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[16.5 MB]

Ocean circulation patterns

1:00

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[412 Kb]

 

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[2.3 MB]

Australian and Regional Current Animations

Ride the ocean currents around Australia

2:01

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[3.3 MB]

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[9 MB]

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[59 MB]

Australian surface and deep ocean currents (loopable)

0:03

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[264 KB]

 

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[1.9 MB]

Indonesian throughflow (loopable)

0:11

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[340 Kb]

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[532 Kb]

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[3.9 MB]

Indonesian throughflow Fly-through

0:53

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[1.4 MB]

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[5 MB]

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[37.1 MB]

Antarctic Circumpolar ocean currents

1:03

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[2.5 MB]

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[7.1 MB]

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[27.9 MB]

* WMV = Windows Media Video

Source and support

Development of the animations has been possible with the support of CSIRO, the Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship and the Australian Climate Change Science Program, a program funded and administered by the Department of Climate Change.

Acknowledgements

The animations were prepared by Graeme Whittle of Pixelcraft Studios, Tasmania. Special thanks to Drs Andreas Schiller, Steve Rintoul and Susan Wijffels in ensuring the most accurate representation of global and regional ocean behaviour.

Terms of use of these images and animations

This material can be used for non-commercial educational purposes subject to credit being provided to CSIRO, the Wealth from Oceans Flagship and the Australian Climate Change Science Program

For more information, contact Craig Macaulay, Communication Officer, CSIRO - Craig.Macaulay@csiro.au

Last updated 6/01/12