By National Wind Watch Scientists are rushing to understand how New Jersey’s planned offshore wind farms might alter the mid-Atlantic cold pool, home to some of the most valuable shellfish fisheries in the United States. Every year, as the surface water temperature off the United States’ mid-Atlantic coast rises steadily from late spring through the summer, a pocket of uncharacteristically cool and crisp water gets trapped at the bottom of the ocean. Packed with nutrients, this thick band of cold water, known as the . . .
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