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EDDIES - Sargasso Sea

"EDdy Dynamics, mIxing, Export, and Species composition" is the title of a new project looking at the impact of eddies, or the dynamic mixing of ocean waters in the upper ocean of the Sargasso Sea on the growth of marine plankton and their fate. On the EDDIES web site you can learn more about this multi-institution proposal which begins with field work in 2004.

From Sweeney et al., 2003.


All data collected for this project is available here:

Funding Agencies

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the U.S. National Science Foundation.

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