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Ocean Science Journal

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 141–148 | Cite as

Preliminary results of the Japan-Taiwan joint survey on combining ocean radar data in the Kuroshio upstream region

  • Kaoru IchikawaEmail author
  • Wen Chang Yang
  • Akihiko Morimoto
  • Yutaka Yoshikawa
  • Shigeo Sugitani
  • Wen-Shan Chiang
  • Jian-Wu Lai
  • En Yu Liang
  • Cho-Teng Liu
  • Chang-Wei Lee
  • Kei Yufu
  • Moeto Kyushima
  • Satoshi Fujii
  • Tomoharu Senju
  • Yoshihiko Ide
Article

Abstract

Japanese and Taiwanese institutes have collaborated to obtain ocean radar data with significantly increased coverage in the upstream Kuroshio region. An international joint survey was conducted in June 2012, in which intensive in situ observations were performed within the radar coverage. Details of the joint survey are presented in this paper with brief descriptions of preliminary results on the surface and subsurface currents near and within the Kuroshio.

Key words

Kuroshio wind-induced current international collaboration ocean radar in situ observations 

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© Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI) and the Korean Society of Oceanography (KSO) and Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Ichikawa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wen Chang Yang
    • 2
  • Akihiko Morimoto
    • 3
  • Yutaka Yoshikawa
    • 1
  • Shigeo Sugitani
    • 4
  • Wen-Shan Chiang
    • 2
  • Jian-Wu Lai
    • 2
  • En Yu Liang
    • 2
  • Cho-Teng Liu
    • 5
  • Chang-Wei Lee
    • 2
  • Kei Yufu
    • 1
  • Moeto Kyushima
    • 3
  • Satoshi Fujii
    • 6
  • Tomoharu Senju
    • 1
  • Yoshihiko Ide
    • 7
  1. 1.Research Institute for Applied MechanicsKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Taiwan Ocean Research InstituteNational Applied Research LaboratoriesKaoshiungTaiwan
  3. 3.Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research CenterNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  4. 4.Okinawa Electoromagnetic Technology CenterNICTOkinawaJapan
  5. 5.Institute of OceanographyNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  6. 6.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUniversity of the RyukyusOkinawaJapan
  7. 7.Department of Earth System Science and TechnologyKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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