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}
}
The variation of velocity and potential vorticity (PV) of the Kuroshio at the PN line in the East China Sea and the TK line across the Tokara Strait were examined in relation to the path variations of the Kuroshio in the southern region of Japan, using quarterly data from a conductivity-temperature-depth profiler and a shipboard acoustic Doppler current profiler during 1987–97. At the PN line the Kuroshio has a single stable current core located over the continental slope and a significant… Expand
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