Study on Sea Level Changes in Korean Peninsula by Using Satellite Altimetry Data

위성 고도계 자료를 활용한 한반도 해수면 높이 변동 연구

Hwang, Do-Hyun;Yoon, Hong-Joo;Seo, Won-Chan

  • Received : 2016.02.03
  • Accepted : 2016.03.24
  • Published : 2016.03.31


Sea level is upward trend since the end of 19th century, it is accelerating after 20th century. Because sea level height has regional differences, we concerned sea level change in Korean Peninsula. We used Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and Jason-2 satellite altimetry data which has $1/4^{\circ}$ resolution. From 1993 to 2013, for 21 years, monthly mean sea level anomaly was negative between January and April, positive between March and October. Bohai Bay in China, affected the continental climate, showed big sea level changes. Mean sea level data showed remarkably affecting the continental climate in Bohai Bay in China, the Kuroshio Current and eddy affects the sea level change.


Sea Level;Climate Change;Korean Peninsula;Altimetry


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