Influences of the Kuroshio on Interisland Remote Connectivity of Corals Across the Nansei Archipelago in the East China Sea

@article{Uchiyama2018InfluencesOT,
  title={Influences of the Kuroshio on Interisland Remote Connectivity of Corals Across the Nansei Archipelago in the East China Sea},
  author={Yusuke Uchiyama and Sachika Odani and Motohiko Kashima and Yuki Kamidaira and Satoshi Mitarai},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans},
  year={2018}
}
For the preservation and protection of coral habitats along the Nansei Archipelago in the East China Sea, a submesoscale eddy-resolving synoptic ocean model was developed based on the Regional Oceanic Modeling System coupled with a 3-D Lagrangian particle tracking model. Millions of neutrally buoyant particles representing coral spawn and larvae were released from 19 major islands and one lagoon every spring from 2012 to 2015. The model results were compared to satellite data, in situ… 

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