SL/SST variations and their Correlations in the North East Asian Seas by Remote Sensing

  • Yoon, Hong-Joo (Department of Satellite Information Science, College of Environmental and Marine Science & Technology, Pukyong National University)
  • Published : 2003.03.01

Abstract

Altimeter(Topex/Poseidon) and AVHRR(NOAA) data were used to study the variations and correlations of Sea Level(SL) and Sea Surface Temperature (SST) in the North East Asian Seas from November 1993 to May 1998. This region is influenced simultaneously to continental and oceanic climate. SL and SST have increased gradually every year because the global warming, and presented usually a strong annual variations in Kuroshio extension region with the influence of bottom topography.

Keywords

EOF Analysis;Sea Level;Sea Surface Temperature

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