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Volume Transport through the La-Perouse (Soya) Strait between the East Sea (Sea of Japan) and the Sea of Okhotsk
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  • Journal title : Ocean and Polar Research
  • Volume 24, Issue 2,  2002, pp.147-152
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology
  • DOI : 10.4217/OPR.2002.24.2.147
 Title & Authors
Volume Transport through the La-Perouse (Soya) Strait between the East Sea (Sea of Japan) and the Sea of Okhotsk
Saveliev Aleksandr Vladimirovich; Danchenkov Mikhail Alekseevich; Hong Gi-Hoon;
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 Abstract
Seasonal and interannual variation of volume transport through the La-Perouse Strait were estimated using the difference of sea level observed at Krillion of Sakhalin, Russia, and Wakkanai of Hokkaido, Japan, during the period of 1975-1988. Historical sea level measurements between Russian and Japanese tide gauge data were normalized using an independent direct volume transport measurement. Volume transport from the East Sea (Sea of Japan) to the Sea of Okhotsk varied from -0.01 to 1.18 Sv with an annual mean value of 0.61 Sv. Monthly water transport rates showed a unimodal distribution with its maximum occurring in summer (August) and minimum in winter (December-February). The annual mean volume transport varied from 0.2 to 0.8 Sv during the period of 1975-1988 with the maximum variance of 0.6 Sv.
 Keywords
the La-Perouse (Soya) Strait;the East Sea (Sea of Japan);the Sea of Okhotsk;volume transport;sea level;multiyear variability;
 Language
English
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