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Restoration of mean monthly thermohaline fields in Tatar Strait

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Statistical modeling and GIS “Sakhalin Shelf” are used to restore the annual variations of water temperature and salinity at standard oceanographic stations in Tatar Strait, where observation series are about 45 years long. Numerical modeling techniques with the help of Bergen University model are used to restore the spatial fields of water temperature and salinity. Analysis of calculation results made it possible to identify new features of the hydrological regime in the strait, in particular, during winter, for which no generalizations have been made before.

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Original Russian Text © V.M. Pishchal’nik, V.S. Arkhipkin, A.V. Leonov, 2009, published in Vodnye Resursy, 2009, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 655–667.

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Pishchal’nik, V.M., Arkhipkin, V.S. & Leonov, A.V. Restoration of mean monthly thermohaline fields in Tatar Strait. Water Resour 36, 632 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0097807809060037

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Keywords

  • Water Salinity
  • Regular Grid
  • Water Circulation
  • Oceanographic Station
  • Tsushima Current