Figure 10: (a) Histogram of major ring separation from the Loop Current as a function of month in a year for the period 1972–2010. The total number of events is 47. (b) Histogram of major ring separation from the Loop Current as a function of month in a year for the period 1972–2000. The total number of events is 31. (c) Histogram of major ring separation from the Loop Current as a function of month in a year for the period 2001–2010. The total number of events is 16. 
