Identify and describe one of these features of the current; indicate whether it

Identify and describe one of these features of the current; indicate whether it is of global, regional, or local importance. (It is also possible to be any combination of the three.) Be sure to describe how it is of global, regional, and/or local importance.
Briefly describe one research project, including outcomes, involving the Gulf Stream that relates to your feature. It is sufficient to read the brief abstract of the research paper in order to extract the required information. It is recommended that you use the Library Resources link in the Resources menu (found on the course nav bar) widget or the Google Scholar search engine. You are to find a scientific research paper about the project. Material from Wikipedia, an editorial, or news article will not be accepted.