Floating buoys were used to validate the map of ocean circulation and speed
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Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.
The information has been drawn from a range of satellites, but in particular from the European Space Agency's Goce mission.
This platform, which operated from 2009 to 2013, made ultra-precise measurements of Earth's gravity.
It has detailed the role this force plays in driving…