Dynamic Structure of the Kuroshio South of Kyushu in Relation to the Kuroshio Path Variations

@article{Oka2003DynamicSO,
  title={Dynamic Structure of the Kuroshio South of Kyushu in Relation to the Kuroshio Path Variations},
  author={Eitarou Oka and Masaki Kawabe},
  journal={Journal of Oceanography},
  year={2003},
  volume={59},
  pages={595-608}
}
  • E. OkaM. Kawabe
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Oceanography
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