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Volume 16, Issue 4 - Nov 2013
Volume 16, Issue 3 - Aug 2013
Volume 16, Issue 2 - May 2013
Volume 16, Issue 1 - Feb 2013
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Vertical Profiles of Marine Environments and Micro-phytoplankton Community in the Continental Slope Area of the East China Sea in Early Summer 2009
Yoon, Yang Ho ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 151~162
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.151
Studies of the distribution of micro-phytoplankton community and chlorophyll a concentration have focused on the vertical profiles of marine environmental factors such as water temperature, salinity, sigma-t, light intensity, and dissolved oxygen in the continental slope on the east parts of East China Sea in the early summer of 2009. Water temperature showed a gradual reduction according to the depth. While the salinity was low in the surface layer showing a mixed down to the relatively subsurface layer, it was increased with an increase in the depth at the middle and bottom layers showing a maximum value at 150~200 m followed by a decreasing aspect afterwards, although the change was not large. The change of sigma-t was governed by the water temperature, and gradually increased in the surface layer with an increase in the depth, showing a value higher than in the surface layer by about 3
at the bottom layer. Although the intensity of light was exponential reduced in the surface layer, the compensation depth was located at the depth of about 80m. The vertical profiles of chlorophyll a concentration was governed by the intensity rather than the changes in water temperature or salinity, exhibiting a maximum value at the compensation depth corresponding to 1% in the surface light intensity. The micro-phytoplankton communities consisted of 56 genera 103 species showing a relatively variety, while the standing crop was also changed to 112.0~470.0 cells/L in the pelagic environment, showing a maximum chlorophyll a concentration. Although a variety of dominant species appear at low dominance without dominant species appearing with a right-wing point in the phytoplankton communities, the silicoflagellate, Otactis otonaris at the station A and the dominance of 26% due to Leptocylindrus mediterraneus at the station C have been judged to be unusual. For community analysis of infinitesimal creatures such as phytoplankton of oligotrophic waters through the present study, ecology studies through vertical sample collection agreeing with the results of continuous observation such as identification of vertical distribution in a marine environment or of maximum chlorophyll layers have been considered rather than a survey method with intervals of a given depth such as surface, subsurface, middle and bottom layers.
A Study on Wind-drift Sand Deposition by Vegetation and Coastal Debris using a Wind Tunnel Test
Je, Young Jun ; Jeon, Yong Ho ; Yoon, Han Sam ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 163~170
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.163
The correlation and interaction mechanisms between marine debris and the vegetation zone were studied on the Jinu-do natural beach of the Nakdong river estuary. Laboratory wind tunnel experiments were carried out under the wind-field and bottom-sand conditions using wind tunnel test equipment to investigate the sedimentation characteristics of wind-drift sand deposition around marine debris and the vegetation zone. The major environmental factors/loads considered in this study were the motion of sand by wind on the beach, deposition of marine debris, and change in the vegetation zone/line. When the marine debris was installed in the wind tunnel, deposition at the front of the structure appeared first by wind action, and then deposition developed from behind at 70% of the front ground level. In contrast, in the case of vegetation, the deposition phenomenon appeared first from behind the vegetation zone/line, and was 60% higher than the front. When the height of the debris and vegetation was the same, the required experimental time to bury the vegetation completely was about twice that of the marine debris.
Development and Priority Setting of Policy Measures on Styrofoam Buoy Marine Debris
Jang, Yong Chang ; Lee, Jongmyoung ; Hong, Sunwook ; Shim, Won Joon ; Kang, Daeseok ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 171~180
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.171
Even though styrofoam buoys represent a large portion of beached marine debris in Korea, efficient government actions have been lacking to address them. Three participatory workshops were organized from 2010 to 2012 to develop policy measures to manage styrofoam buoy marine debris. The first workshop held in 2010 was organized in order for workshop participants to understand and share the styrofoam debris issue. Participating stakeholders suggested policy measures to address styrofoam debris through brainstorming in the second workshop in 2011. In the third workshop organized in 2012, the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) was used to set priorities for 16 selected policy measures. A total of 56 people participated in AHP, and answers of 40 participants that passed the consistency test were analyzed. `Beach cleanup by public works program` ranked highest in priority, followed by `Development of alternative buoy and aquaculture technologies`. Other research projects also ranked high in priority. Feasibility of policy measures was considered the most important criterion in the priority setting, followed by effectiveness, efficiency, and acceptability. This study demonstrated that participatory workshops in which diverse stakeholders take part in could provide a valuable tool in developing practical policy measures on styrofoam buoy marine debris.
Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment for CO
Emitted from Sailing Ship
Lee, Hee-Su ; Park, Jong-Chun ; Cho, Yong-Jin ; Jeong, Se-Min ; Yu, Jeoung-Seok ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 181~188
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.181
The increase of carbon dioxide (
) emission is known as one of the major causes of global warming, and it has a strong influence on the global environment. Therefore many researchers and politicians have tried to regulate the
emission. In regards to the matter, the IMPACT (Inclusive Marine Pressure Assesment and Classification Technology) committee under the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE) has developed an inclusive environmental impact assessment index, so-called "Triple I(III)", in order to assess the environmental impact including economic factors due to the artificial development of marine. In this study, III was applied to compare between the environmental impact of
emitted by container vessels during their life-cycle period and economic benefit due to their operating. Furthermore, III was also applied to assess the comprehensive environmental impact for the cases with various capacities of container vessels and different sailing route. From the results, the case for shortening of the sailing route is more effective to get the advantageous assessment results of III than the case for varying the size of vessels.
The Characteristic of Long Term Variation of the Water Quality from Hansan-Geoje bay, Korea
Kwon, Jung-No ; Park, Young-Chul ; Eom, Ki-Hyuk ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 189~201
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.189
To study characteristics of the water quality in the Hansan-Geoje bay, we analyzed the long term monitoring data collected at the two sites during the period of 1987~2010. The trophic state of the waters in Hansan-Geoje bay was the mesotrophic level by the classification of Wasmud et al.. The water nutrients increased steadily from a wet season (Aug.), it reached the maximum concentration peak in a dry season (Nov.), and then decreased steadily to the winter, it reached at the minimum value in May in the next year. The result of factor analysis divided the waters of Hansan-Geoje bay into the five factors (nutrient, season, inflow land water, pollution, internal production) and the factors represented the 76.82% on the status of the waters. According to time series analysis, temperature, DO and bottom DIP were increased, and pH and COD were decreased during the period of 1987~2010. In particular, the fluctuation trend of DIN has been turned from oversupply to shortage by the N/P ratio since before and after 1990`s. The water quality of the Hansan-Geoje bay has been recovered except DIP since 1987, despite of its geographical characteristic which is a general semi-closesd bay and a massive aqua-culture ground. To preserve the waters in Hansan-Geoje bay, we need to know on the cause of the increase or accumulation of DIP, and we should continue to study on the interrelation between the aqua-culture and water environment.
A Study on Air Resistance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of an Ocean Leisure Planning Boat
Kim, Y.S. ; Hwang, S.K. ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 202~210
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.202
As incomes increase, interest in ocean leisure picks up. As a result, a lot of research and developments on hull form design and production of planing boats, mostly used for ocean leisure, are needed. Analysis in researches on resistance of planing boats shows that resistance characteristic of planing boats is different from resistance characteristic of general boats because the former is fast, and its wetted surface is very small. Using Savitsky formula widely used in the calculation of effective horse power in shipbuildingyards, and propulsion system and engine manufacturers, this study calculated total resistance of a research planing boat. Then it analyzed the flow characteristics of the planing boat through theoretical analysis and wind tunnel experiment, and computed air resistance and lift force by changes of speed and trim angle. It also compared and analyzed result of theoretical analysis and experiment of the ratio of air resistance to total resistance under variations of velocity and trim angle. When the study is used to estimate more accurate effective horse power, it is expected to remedy abuses of unnecessarily installing high-powered engine. As nature disasters due to abnormal changes of weather increase, interest in greenhouse gas grows. International Maritime Organization (IMO) legislated Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) and Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator (EEOI) to reduce ship greenhouse gas emissions. But this index will be applied to over 400 tons ships, small ships, emitting more greenhouse gases than larege ships per unit power, will dodge the regulations. Thus, this study indicated a problem by calculating greenhouse gas emissions of an ocean leisure planning boat (a small ship), and suggested the need for EEDI of small ships.
A Study on the Hull Resistance Prediction Methods of Barge Ship for Towing Force Calculation of Disabled Ships
Kim, Eun-Chan ; Choi, Hyuek-Jin ; Lee, Seung-Guk ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 211~216
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.211
Most of hull resistance prediction methods which are used to calculate the towing force of disabled ships are very simple and old-fashioned. In particular, in cases of barge ships, a method similar to the US Navy Towing Manual is being used. This paper reviewed the US Navy Towing Manual and the notification method of Korea Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and proved that these prediction methods are irrational and inaccurate. Furthermore, a new Modified-Yamagata-Barge method is introduced as a more rational and accurate resistance prediction method which can be applied in case of barge ships.
Measurement of the Greenhouse Gas Emission Benefits from the Marine Bio-Energy Development Project
Kim, Tae-Young ; Pyo, Hee-Dong ; Kim, Hye-Min ; Park, Se-Hun ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Environment & Energy, volume 16, issue 3, 2013, Pages 217~225
DOI : 10.7846/JKOSMEE.2013.16.3.217
It is time to develop new renewable energy that could fundamentally replace fossil fuel, which has been increasingly needed due to environmental pollution and energy security. Korean marine bio-energy development project is planned to produce 50% of total bioenergy. This study attempts to measure the greenhouse gas emission reduction benefits of marine bio-energy development project through contingent valuation method. Single bounded dichotomous choice (SBDC) is applied with spike model. The results show that the average willingness to pay are estimated to be KRW 4,190 at SBDC, per household per year. If the result has been expanded to the region which is survey conducted, KRW 50.1 billion annually. These quantitative information can be usefully utilized in the cost benefit analysis to implement project and policy-making for the industrialization of marine bio-energy development project.