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K-H instability Small Scale Internal Waves and Turbulent Fluctuations near the Continental Shelf Break in the East China Sea
T. Matsuno, T. Hibiya, S. Kanari and C. Kobayashi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 3), pp. 259-269, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 732 KB)

K-means clustering Distribution of Changjiang Diluted Water Detected by Satellite Chlorophyll-a and Its Interannual Variation during 1998-2007
Hyun-cheol Kim, Hisashi Yamaguchi, Sinjae Yoo, Jianrong Zhu, Kazumaro Okamura, Yoko Kiyomoto, Katsuhisa Tanaka, Sang-Woo Kim, Taewook Park, Im Sang Oh and Joji Ishizaka
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 1), pp. 129-135, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 404 KB)

K/O zone Chemical Alternation of Waters in the Kuroshio/Oyashio Interfrontal Zone
T. Ono, I. Yasuda, H. Narita and S. Tsunogai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 6), pp. 681-694, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 780 KB)

Annual Anthropogenic Carbon Transport into the North Pacific Intermediate Water through the Kuroshio/Oyashio Interfrontal Zone: An Estimation from CFCs Distribution
Tsuneo Ono, Yutaka W. Watanabe and Katsuyuki Sasaki
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 6), pp. 675-689, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 384 KB)


Kagoshima Bay Effects of the Copepod Community Structure on Fecal Pellet Flux in Kagoshima Bay, a Deep, Semi-Enclosed Embayment
Toru Kobari, Hiroyasu Akamatsu, Masato Minowa, Toshihiro Ichikawa, Kazuo Iseki, Ryuji Fukuda and Masataka Higashi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 5), pp. 673-684, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Seasonal Variations in Abundance, Growth and Mortality of Heterotrophic Bacteria in Kagoshima Bay
Toru Kobari, Tomo Fujii, Yurie Kobari and Akimasa Habano
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 6), pp. 845-853, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 452 KB)


Kalman filter Assimilation of TOPEX/POSEIDON Altimeter Data with a Reduced Gravity Model of the Japan Sea
Naoki Hirose, Ichiro Fukumori and Jong-Hwan Yoon
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 1), pp. 53-64, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 920 KB)

Optimal Basis from Empirical Orthogonal Functions and Wavelet Analysis for Data Assimilation: Optimal Basis WADAi
Takuji Waseda, Leland Jameson, Humio Mitsudera and Max Yaremchuk
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 2), pp. 187-200, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 984 KKB)

Modeling of the Branches of the Tsushima Warm Current in the Eastern Japan Sea
Hideyuki Kawamura, Toshimichi Ito, Naoki Hirose, Tetsutaro Takikawa and Jong-Hwan Yoon
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 4), pp. 439-454, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 4 MB)


Kalman filtering Sequential Forecasting of the Surface and Subsurface Conditions in the Japan Sea
Naoki Hirose, Hideyuki Kawamura, Ho Jin Lee and Jong-Hwan Yoon
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 3), pp. 467-481, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)

Kandelia candel Total Lipid and Fatty Acid Classes in Decomposing Mangrove Leaves of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and Kandelia candel: Significance with respect to Lipid Input
Prosper L. Mfilinge, Tarik Meziane, Zainudin Bachok and Makoto Tsuchiya
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 3), pp. 613-622, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 189 KB)

Kandelia obovata Crown Foliage Dynamics of Mangrove Kandelia obovata in Manko Wetland, Okinawa Island, Japan
Kangkuso Analuddin, Sahadev Sharma, Rempei Suwa and Akio Hagihara
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 1), pp. 121-127, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 128 KB)

Kanmon Strait A Continuous Mapping of Tidal Current Structures in the Kanmon Strait
Keisuke Yamaguchi, Ju Lin, Arata Kaneko, Tokuo Yayamoto, Noriaki Gohda, Hong-Quang Nguyen and Hong Zheng
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 2), pp. 283-294, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.9 MB)

Kashevarov Bank Strong Tidal Mixing and Ventilation of Cold IntermediateWater at Kashevarov Bank, Sea of Okhotsk
Konstantin A. Rogachev, Eddy C. Carmack and Alexandr S. Salomatin
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 4), pp. 439-447, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)

Kelvin wave (s) Kelvin Waves Excited by Intraseasonal Wind Forcing
Yoshinobu Wakata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 6), pp. 693-707, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 844 KB)

Seasonal Variability of Near-Surface Heat Budget of Selected Oceanic Areas in the North Tropical Indian Ocean
Chithra Shaji, Satoshi Iizuka and Tomonori Matsuura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 1), pp. 87-103, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 5.2 MB)

First and Second Baroclinic Mode Responses of the Tropical Indian Ocean to Interannual Equatorial Wind Anomalies
Vinu Valsala
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 4), pp. 479-494, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.7 MB)


Kelvin-Helmholtz billow Observations of a Kelvin-Helmholtz Billow in the Ocean
Hua Li and Hidekatsu Yamazaki
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 6), pp. 709-721, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.7 MB)

Kerama Gap Study of the Kuroshio/Ryukyu Current System Based on Satellite-Altimeter and in situ Measurements
Magdalena Andres, Jae-Hun Park, Mark Wimbush, Xiao-Hua Zhu, Kyung-Il Chang and Hiroshi Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 6), pp. 937-950, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

keystone species Review
Structure, Biomass Distribution and Trophodynamics of the Pelagic Ecosystem in the Oyashio Region, Western Subarctic Pacific
Tsutomu Ikeda, Naonobu Shiga and Atsushi Yamaguchi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 3), pp. 339-354, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 968 KB)

Kii Channel Prediction of Slope Water Intrusion into the Kii Channel in Summer
Toshinori Takashi, Tateki Fujiwara, Toshiaki Sumitomo and Wataru Sakamoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 1), pp. 105-113, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 704 KB)

Kii Peninsula High Salinity Waters Found off the Kii Peninsula
Yoshitaka Morikawa, Junichi Takeuchi, Takafumi Uema1 Taiji Imoto and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 6), pp. 633-643, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

Bifurcation Current along the Southwest Coast of the Kii Peninsula
Junichi Takeuchi, Naoto Honda, Yoshitaka Morikawa, Takashi Koike and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 1), pp. 45-52, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 456 KB)

Current Nature of the Kuroshio in the Vicinity of the Kii Peninsula
Yutaka Nagata, Junichi Takeuchi, Makoto Uchida, Isamu Ishikura, Yoshitaka Morikawa and Takashi Koike
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 3), pp. 407-416, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 596 KB)

On Structure and Temporal Variation of the Bifurcation Current off the Kii Peninsula
Makoto Uchida, Junichi Takeuchi, Yoshitaka Morikawa, Youichi Maekawa, Osamu Momose, Takashi Koike and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 1), pp. 17-30, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)


kinetic energy Characteristics of the Flows in the Oyashio Area off Cape Erimo, Hokkaido, Japan
Kazuyuki Uehara, Hideo Miyake and Moriyoshi Okazaki
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 2), pp. 93-103, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 624 KB)

Seasonal Variability in Circulation Pattern and Residence Time of Suo-Nada
Rolando S. Balotro, Atsuhiko Isobe and Manabu Shimizu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 3), pp. 259-277, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 5.5 MB)

Surface Current Structure of the Tsushima Warm Current Region in the Japan Sea Derived by Satellite-Tracked Surface Drifters
Tatsuro Watanabe, Daisuke Simizu, Kou Nishiuchi, Toru Hasegawa and Osamu Katoh
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 6), pp. 791-801, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.8 MB)


kinetic energy distribution Global Surface Circulation and Its Kinetic Energy Distribution Derived from Drifting Buoys
Yoichi Ishikawa, Toshiyuki Awaji and Kazunori Akitomo
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 5), pp. 489-516, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.1 MB)

kinetics Decomposition of Phytoplankton in Seawater. Part I: Kinetic Analysis of the Effect of Organic Matter Concentration
Minoru Fujii, Shinichiro Murashige, Yuka Ohnishi, Atushi Yuzawa, Hitoshi Miyasaka, Yoshimi Suzuki and Hiroshi Komiyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 3), pp. 433-438, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 92 KB)

kink Relationship between Cd and PO4 in the Subtropical Sea near the Ryukyu Islands
Kazuo Abe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 4), pp. 577-588, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 864 KB)

komokiacea Monothalamous Soft-Shelled Foraminifera at an Abyssal Site in the North Pacific: A Preliminary Report
Andrew J. Gooday, Hiroshi Kitazato, Saori Hori and Takashi Toyofuku
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 3), pp. 377-384, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.8 MB)

Korea Effect of Ocean Climate Changes on the Korean Stock of Pacific Saury, Cololabis saira (BREVOORT)
Chang Ik Zhang and Yeong Gong
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 2), pp. 313-325, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

the Korea Strait Numerical Experiments of the Influences of the Transport Variation through the Korea Strait on the Japan/East Sea Upper Layer Circulation
Sunghyea Park, Moon-Sik Suk and Hui Soo An
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 1), pp. 155-165, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.7 MB)

Korea/Tsushima Strait Data Assimilation Modeling of the Barotropic Tides in the Korea/Tsushima Strait
Jeffrey W. Book, Pavel Pistek, Henry Perkins, Keith R. Thompson, William J. Teague, Gregg A. Jacobs, Moon-Sik Suk, Kyung-Il Chang, Jae-Chul Lee and Byung Ho Choi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 977-993, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.3 MB)

Kumano Trough In situ Enclosure Experiment Using a Benthic Chamber System to Assess the Effect of High Concentration of CO2 on Deep-Sea Benthic Communities
Hiroshi Ishida, Yuji Watanabe, Tatsuo Fukuhara, Sho Kaneko, Kazushi Furusawa and Yoshihisa Shirayama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 835-843, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 369 KB)

Kuril (s) Balance of Volume Transports between Horizontal Circulation and Meridional Overturn in the North Pacific Subarctic Region
Tsurane Kuragano and Masafumi Kamachi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 439-451, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.3 MB)

Kuril Basin A Generation Mechanism for Mesoscale Eddies in the Kuril Basin of the Okhotsk Sea: Baroclinic Instability Caused by Enhanced Tidal Mixing
Kay I. Ohshima, Yasushi Fukamachi, Takeshi Mutoh and Masaaki Wakatsuchi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 2), pp. 247-260, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.1 MB)

Anticyclonic Eddy Caused by the Soya Warm Current in an Okhotsk OGCM
Keisuke Uchimoto, Humio Mitsudera, Naoto Ebuchi and Yasumasa Miyazawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 3), pp. 379-391, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.6 MB)


Kuril Islands Oceanic Odyssey of a Satellite-Tracked Drifter: North Pacific Variability Delineated by a Single Drifter Trajectory
Richard E. Thomson, Paul H. LeBlond and Alexander B. Rabinovich
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 1), pp. 81-87, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 256 KB)

Effects of the Anticyclonic Eddies on Water Masses, Chemical Parameters and Chlorophyll Distributions in the Oyashio Current Region
Masashi Kusakabe, Andrey Andreev, Vyacheslav Lobanov, Igor Zhabin, Yuichiro Kumamoto and Akihiro Murata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 5), pp. 691-701, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.1 MB)


Kuril-Kamchatka Trench Deep Flows on the Slope Inshore of the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench Southeast off Cape Erimo, Hokkaido
Kazuyuki Uehara and Hideo Miyake
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 5), pp. 559-573, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)

Drifter Observations of Anticyclonic Eddies near Bussol' Strait, the Kuril Islands
Alexander B. Rabinovich, Richard E. Thomson and Steven J. Bograd
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 5), pp. 661-671, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)


Kuroshio Kuroshio Path Variation South of Japan: Stability of the Paths in a Multiple Equilibrium Regime
Kazunori Akitomo, Shuhei Masuda and Toshiyuki Awaji
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 2), pp. 129-142, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 652 KB)

The Behavior and the Role of the Anti-Cyclonic Eddy in the Kuroshio Large Meander Development
Futoki Sakaida, Daisuke Egusa and Hiroshi Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 1), pp. 101-114, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 916 KB)

Comparison of Kuroshio Surface Velocities Derived from Satellite Altimeter and Drifting Buoy Data
Hiroshi Uchida, Shiro Imawaki and Jian-Hwa Hu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 1), pp. 115-122, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 164 KB)

Bifurcation Current along the Southwest Coast of the Kii Peninsula
Junichi Takeuchi, Naoto Honda, Yoshitaka Morikawa, Takashi Koike and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 1), pp. 45-52, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 456 KB)

A Numerical Study of the Summertime Flow around the Luzon Strait
Ching-Sheng Chern and Joe Wang
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 1), pp. 53-64, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.9 MB)

Unusual Behavior of the Kuroshio Current System from Winter 1996 to Summer 1997 Revealed by ADEOS-OCTS and Other Data--Suggestion of Topographically Forced Alternating-Jet Instability
Yoshiaki Toba and Hiroshi Murakami
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 465-478, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.1 MB)

Primary Production and Community Respiration in a Warm Streamer Associated with Kuroshio Warm Core Ring in Spring
Mitsuyasu Waku and Ken Furuya
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 565-572, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 228 KB)

Characteristics of Variations of Water Properties and Density Structure around the Kuroshio in the East China Sea
Eitarou Oka and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 6), pp. 605-617, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Winds and Waves in the Yellow and East China Seas: A Comparison of Spaceborne Altimeter Measurements and Model Results
Paul A. Hwang, Steven M. Bratos, William J. Teague, David W. Wang, Gregg A. Jacobs and Donald T. Resio
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 2), pp. 307-325, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 732 KB)

Current Nature of the Kuroshio in the Vicinity of the Kii Peninsula
Yutaka Nagata, Junichi Takeuchi, Makoto Uchida, Isamu Ishikura, Yoshitaka Morikawa and Takashi Koike
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 3), pp. 407-416, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 596 KB)

Taiwan Current (Kuroshio) and Impinging Eddies
Yih Yang, Cho-Teng Liu, Jian-Hwa Hu and Momoki Koga
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 5), pp. 609-617, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 5.1 MB)

Latitudinal and Vertical Distributions of Phytoplankton Absorption Spectra in the Central North Pacific during Spring 1994
Takashi Harimoto, Joji Ishizaka and Rhohei Tsuda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 6), pp. 667-679, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 720 KB)

On Structure and Temporal Variation of the Bifurcation Current off the Kii Peninsula
Makoto Uchida, Junichi Takeuchi, Yoshitaka Morikawa, Youichi Maekawa, Osamu Momose, Takashi Koike and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 1), pp. 17-30, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

POM and Two-Way Nesting POM Study of Kuroshio Damping Phenomenon Caused by a Strong Wind
Yasumasa Miyazawa and Shinya Minato
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 3), pp. 275-294, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.3 MB)

Numerical Study of the Generation and Propagation of Trigger Meanders of the Kuroshio South of Japan
Takahiro Endoh and Toshiyuki Hibiya
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 4), pp. 409-418, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Variation of the Kuroshio in the Tokara Strait Induced by Meso-Scale Eddies
Kaoru Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 1), pp. 55-68, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 4.1 MB)

Unusual Behavior of the Kuroshio Current System from Winter 1996 to Summer 1997 Revealed by ADEOS-OCTS and Other Data (Continued): A Study from Broad External Conditions with Bottom Topography
Yoshiaki Toba, Junichi Kimura, Hiroshi Murakami, Myoungsun Kim, Yasushi Yoshikawa and Koji Shimada
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 2), pp. 141-154, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 10.9 MB)

Interannual Variations of Sea Level at the Nansei Islands and Volume Transport of the Kuroshio Due to Wind Changes
Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 2), pp. 189-205, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

Short Contribution
Path Transition of the Kuroshio Due to Mesoscale Eddies: A Two-Layer, Wind-Driven Experiment
Kazunori Akitomo and Masao Kurogi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 6), pp. 735-741, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 816 KB)

Mean and Temporal Variability in Kuroshio Geostrophic Transport South of Taiwan (1993-2001)
John Gilson and Dean Roemmich
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 1), pp. 183-195, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

Review
The Current System in the Yellow and East China Seas
Hiroshi Ichikawa and Robert C. Beardsley
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 1), pp. 77-92, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.8 MB)

Chaotic Advection of the Shallow Kuroshio Coastal Waters
Takuji Waseda and Humio Mitsudera
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 5), pp. 627-638, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 536 KB)

Index and Composites of the Kuroshio Meander South of Japan
Nikolai Maximenko
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 5), pp. 639-649, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 344 KB)

Influence of Mesoscale Eddies on Variations of the Kuroshio Path South of Japan
Naoto Ebuchi and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 1), pp. 25-36, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)

Interannual Changes of the Winter to Early Spring Biomass and Composition of Mesozooplankton in the Kuroshio Region in Relation to Climatic Factors
Kaoru Nakata and Sachiko Koyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 2), pp. 225-234, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.5 MKB)

Short Contribution
Uncertainty Reduction of Estimated Geostrophic Volume Transports with Altimeter Observations East of Taiwan
Yih Yang and Cho-Teng Liu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 2), pp. 251-257, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.2 MKB)

Geostrophy in the Intermediate and Deep Layers of the Kuroshio and Its Recirculation Regions South of Japan
Motohiko Kashima, Shiro Imawaki, Shin-ichiro Umatani, Hiroshi Uchida, Yuji Hashibe, Hiroshi Ichikawa and Masao Fukasawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 3), pp. 291-301, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 808 KB)

Interpretation of Repulsive Bifurcation of the Kuroshio and Gulf Stream with Classification of Their Branches
Hideo Kawai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 3), pp. 303-315, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.9 MB)

Review
Hydrographic Structure and Variability in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition Area
Ichiro Yasuda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 4), pp. 389-402, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.3 MB)

Dynamic Structure of the Kuroshio South of Kyushu in Relation to the Kuroshio Path Variations
Eitarou Oka and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 5), pp. 595-608, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Variability of Upper Ocean Heat Balance in the Shikoku Basin during the Ocean Mixed Layer Experiment (OMLET)
Hirotaka Otobe, Keisuke Taira, Shoji Kitagawa, Tomio Asai and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 5), pp. 619-627, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 628 KB)

Formation, Distribution and Volume Transport of the North Pacific Intermediate Water Studied by Repeat Hydrographic Observations
Takashi Miyao and Koichi Ishikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 6), pp. 905-919, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 11.6 MB)

Roles of Continental Shelves and Marginal Seas in the Biogeochemical Cycles of the North Pacific Ocean
Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Andrey Andreev, Kyung-Ryul Kim and Michiyo Yamamoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 1), pp. 17-44, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.7 M B)

Short-Range Prediction Experiments with Operational Data Assimilation System for the Kuroshio South of Japan
Masafumi Kamachi, Tsurane Kuragano, Satoshi Sugimoto, Kumi Yoshita, Toshiyuki Sakurai, Toshiya Nakano, Norihisa Usui and Francesco Uboldi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 269-282, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.5 MB)

Application of Sensitivity Analysis Using an Adjoint Model for Short-Range Forecasts of the Kuroshio Path South of Japan
Yoichi Ishikawa, Toshiyuki Awaji, Nobumasa Komori and Takahiro Toyoda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 293-301, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.2 MB)

Operational Data Assimilation System for the Kuroshio South of Japan: Reanalysis and Validation
Masafumi Kamachi, Tsurane Kuragano, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Hirohiko Nakamura, Ayako Nishina, Atsuhiko Isobe, Daisuke Ambe, Masazumi Arai, Noriaki Gohda, Satoshi Sugimoto, Kumi Yoshita, Toshiyuki Sakurai and Francesco Uboldi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 303-312, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.3 MB)

Generation of Small Meanders of the Kuroshio South of Kyushu in a High-Resolution Ocean General Circulation Model
Yukio Masumoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 313-320, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)

Variability of Northeastward Current Southeast of Northern Ryukyu Islands
Hiroshi Ichikawa, Hirohiko Nakamura, Ayako Nishina and Masataka Higashi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 351-363, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Monitoring Surface Velocity from Repeated ADCP Observations and Satellite Altimetry
Kaoru Ichikawa, Noriaki Gohda, Masazumi Arai and Arata Kaneko
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 365-374, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.1 MB)

Review
North Pacific Intermediate Water: Progress in SAGE (SubArctic Gyre Experiment) and Related Projects
Ichiro Yasuda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 385-395, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 903 KB)

Formation Process of North Pacific Intermediate Water Revealed by Profiling Floats Set to Drift on 26.7sq Isopycnal Surface
Yugo Shimizu, Takanori Iwao, Ichiro Yasuda, Shin-ichi Ito, Tomowo Watanabe, Kazuyuki Uehara, Nobuyuki Shikama and Toshiya Nakano
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 453-462, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.7 MB)

Hydrographic Structure and Transport of Intermediate Water in the Kuroshio Region off the Boso Peninsula, Japan
Kosei Komatsu, Yutaka Hiroe, Ichiro Yasuda, Kiyoshi Kawasaki, Terrence M. Joyce and Frank Bahr
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 487-503, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 304 KB)

Hydrographic Features off the Southeast Coast of Kyushu during the Kuroshio Small Meanders: A Case Study for Small Meanders that Occurred in 1994 and 1995 Spring
Fumiaki Kobashi and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 4), pp. 645-661, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 14.8 MB)

Anticyclonic Eddy Revealing Low Sea Surface Temperature in the Sea South of Japan: Case Study of the Eddy Observed in 1999-2000
Kohtaro Hosoda and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 4), pp. 663-671, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3 MB)

Short Contribution
Spatial and Temporal Variations of Sound Speed at the PN Section
Lian-Gang Lü, Hong-Xia Chen and Ye-Li Yuan
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 4), pp. 673-679, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.7 MB)

Monitoring of Generation and Propagation of the Kuroshio Small Meander Using Sea Level Data along the Southern Coast of Japan
Akira Nagano and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 5), pp. 879-892, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Winter Distribution of Diatom Assemblages in the East China Sea
Kuo-Ping Chiang, Yu-Hsuan Chou, Jeng Chang and Gwo-Ching Gong
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 1053-1062, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

Variations of the Kuroshio in the Southern Region of Japan: Conditions for Large Meander of the Kuroshio
Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 3), pp. 529-537, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

Short Contribution
Influence of the Kuroshio Fluctuations on Sea Level Variations along the South Coast of Japan
Zhongzhe Zhang and Kaoru Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 979-985, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 636 KB)

Short Contribution
Altimeter Measurements of Wind and Wave Modulation by the Kuroshio in the Yellow and East China Seas
Paul A. Hwang
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 987-993, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 300 KB)

Variability of Current Structure Due to Meso-Scale Eddies on the Bottom Slope Southeast of Okinawa Island
Masanori Konda, Hiroshi Ichikawa, In-Seong Han, Xiao-Hua Zhu and Kaoru Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 6), pp. 1089-1099, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)

Prediction of Slope Water Intrusion into the Kii Channel in Summer
Toshinori Takashi, Tateki Fujiwara, Toshiaki Sumitomo and Wataru Sakamoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 1), pp. 105-113, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 704 KB)

Short Contribution
Velocity Structures and Transports of the Kuroshio and the Ryukyu Current during Fall of 2000 Estimated by an Inverse Technique
Xiao-Hua Zhu, Jae-Hun Park and Ikuo Kaneko
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 4), pp. 587-596, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Summer Distribution and Geochemical Composition of Suspended-Particulate Matter in the East China Sea
Jia-Jang Hung, Chia-Lin Chan and Gong-Ching Gong
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 2), pp. 189-202, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)

Effects of Cold Eddy on Phytoplankton Production and Assemblages in Luzon Strait Bordering the South China Sea
Yuh-ling Lee Chen, Houng-Yung Chen, I-I Lin, Ming-An Lee and Jeng Chang
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 4), pp. 671-683, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)

Intraannual Variability of Sea Level around Tosa Bay
Hiroshi Kuroda, Manabu Shimizu, Yuuichi Hirota and Hideki Akiyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 5), pp. 849-862, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 884 KB)

Temporal Variation in Phytoplankton Composition Related to Water Mass Properties in the Central Part of Sagami Bay
Fuminori Hashihama, Naho Horimoto, Jota Kanda, Ken Furuya, Takashi Ishimaru and Toshiro Saino
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 1), pp. 23-37, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.8 MB)

Surface Current and Vertical Thermal Structure on the Continental Slope in Tosa Bay
Hiroshi Kuroda, Manabu Shimizu, Yuuichi Hirota, Daisuke Ambe and Hideki Akiyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 1), pp. 81-91, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 864 KB)

Variations of Kuroshio Geostrophic Transport South of Japan Estimated from Long-Term IES Observations
Koji Kakinoki, Shiro Imawaki, Hiroshi Uchida, Hirohiko Nakamura, Kaoru Ichikawa, Shin-ichiro Umatani, Ayako Nishina, Hiroshi Ichikawa and Mark Wimbush
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 3), pp. 373-384, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 940 KB)

Long-Term Variability of Shelf Water Intrusion and Its Influence on Hydrographic and Biogeochemical Properties of the Seto Inland Sea, Japan
Shiho Kobayashi and Tateki Fujiwara
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 4), pp. 595-603, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.5 MB)

Review
Distributions of Nutrients in the East China Sea and the South China Sea Connection
Chen-Tung Arthur Chen
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 5), pp. 737-751, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 552 KB)

Study of the Kuroshio/Ryukyu Current System Based on Satellite-Altimeter and in situ Measurements
Magdalena Andres, Jae-Hun Park, Mark Wimbush, Xiao-Hua Zhu, Kyung-Il Chang and Hiroshi Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 6), pp. 937-950, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Quasiperiodic Small Meanders of the Kuroshio off Cape Ashizuri and Their Inter-Annual Modulation Caused by Quasiperiodic Arrivals of Mesoscale Eddies
Motohiko Kashima, Shin-ichi Ito, Kaoru Ichikawa, Shiro Imawaki, Shin-ichiro Umatani, Hiroshi Uchida and Takashi Setou
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 1), pp. 73-80, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 8 MB)

Distribution of Changjiang Diluted Water Detected by Satellite Chlorophyll-a and Its Interannual Variation during 1998-2007
Hyun-cheol Kim, Hisashi Yamaguchi, Sinjae Yoo, Jianrong Zhu, Kazumaro Okamura, Yoko Kiyomoto, Katsuhisa Tanaka, Sang-Woo Kim, Taewook Park, Im Sang Oh and Joji Ishizaka
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 1), pp. 129-135, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 404 KB)

Observations of the North Equatorial Current, Mindanao Current, and Kuroshio Current System during the 2006/07 El Niño and 2007/08 La Niña
Yuji Kashino, Norievill España, Fadli Syamsudin, Kelvin J. Richards, Tommy Jensen, Pierre Dutrieux and Akio Ishida
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 3), pp. 325-333, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Water Mass Variability in the Western North Pacific Detected in a 15-Year Eddy Resolving Ocean Reanalysis
Yasumasa Miyazawa, Ruochao Zhang, Xinyu Guo, Hitoshi Tamura, Daisuke Ambe, Joon-Soo Lee, Akira Okuno, Hiroshi Yoshinari, Takashi Setou and Kosei Komatsu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 6), pp. 737-756, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.2 MB)

Sources of Water in the Taiwan Strait
Sen Jan, Yu-heng Tseng and David E. Dietrich
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 2), pp. 211-221, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.1 MB)

Distribution of Deep Near-Inertial Waves Observed in the Kuroshio Extension
Jae-Hun Park, Kathleen A. Donohue, D. Randolph Watts and Luc Rainville
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 5), pp. 709-717, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Interannual Variations of the Planktonic Ecosystem in the Slope Water and Kuroshio South of Japan in February in the Years 1990-2002
Kiyotaka Hidaka and Kaoru Nakata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 6), pp. 741-753, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 328 KB)


Kuroshio and Oyashio Variation of the Partial Pressure of CO2 in Surface Water from Kuroshio to Oyashio and the Relation between Environmental Factors and the Partial Pressure at 144°E off Sanriku, Northwestern North Pacific in May, 1997
Katsuyuki Sasaki, Tsuneo Ono, Katsuhisa Tanaka, Kiyoshi Kawasaki and Hiroshi Saito
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 593-603, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 656 KB)

Kuroshio assemblage Winter Distribution of Diatom Assemblages in the East China Sea
Kuo-Ping Chiang, Yu-Hsuan Chou, Jeng Chang and Gwo-Ching Gong
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 1053-1062, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

Kuroshio axis Variations of the Kuroshio Axis South of Kyushu in Relation to the Large Meander of the Kuroshio
Toru Yamashiro and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 3), pp. 487-503, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)

Short Contribution
Estimating the Kuroshio Axis South of Japan Using Combination of Satellite Altimetry and Drifting Buoys
Daisuke Ambe, Shiro Imawaki, Hiroshi Uchida and Kaoru Ichikawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 375-382, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)


Kuroshio bend Short Contribution
Eddy Shedding from the Kuroshio Bend at Luzon Strait
Yinglai Jia and Qinyu Liu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 1063-1069, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 502 KB)

Primary Study of the Mechanism of Eddy Shedding from the Kuroshio Bend in Luzon Strait
Yinglai Jia, Qinyu Liu and Wei Liu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 6), pp. 1017-1027, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 736 KB)


Kuroshio Bifurcation front New Type of Pycnostad in the Western Subtropical-Subarctic Transition Region of the North Pacific: Transition Region Mode Water
Hiroko Saito, Toshio Suga, Kimio Hanawa and Tomowo Watanabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 4), pp. 589-600, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.5 MB)

Kuroshio convergence Tidal and Subtidal Flow along a Cross-Shelf Transect on the East China Sea
Arnoldo Valle-Levinson and Takeshi Matsuno
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 5), pp. 573-584, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.8 MB)

Kuroshio Current Spatial Variability in the Primary Productivity in the East China Sea and Its Adjacent Waters
T. Hama, K. H. Shin and N. Handa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 1), pp. 41-51, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 380 KB)

Sedimentary Records of Multidecadal-Scale Variability of Diatom Productivity in the Bungo Channel, Japan, Associated with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation
Michinobu Kuwae, Azumi Yamashita, Yuichi Hayami, Atsushi Kaneda, Takashige Sugimoto, Yoshio Inouchi, Atsuko Amano and Hidetaka Takeoka
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 5), pp. 657-666, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 652 KB)

Sea Level Response to Wind Field Fluctuation around the Tip of the Izu Peninsula
Hirofumi Hinata, Tetsuo Yanagi and Chizuru Satoh
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 4), pp. 605-620, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 4.8 MB)

Role of Environment and Hydrography in Determining the Picoplankton Community Structure of Sagami Bay, Japan
Smita Mitbavkar, Toshiro Saino, Naho Horimoto, Jota Kanda and Takashi Ishimaru
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 2), pp. 195-208, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1,016 KB)


Kuroshio east of Taiwan The Kuroshio East of Taiwan and in the East China Sea and the Currents East of Ryukyu Islands during Early Summer of 1996
Yaochu Yuan, Arata Kaneko, Jilan Su, Xiaohua Zhu, Yonggang Liu, Noriaki Gohda and Hong Chen
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 3), pp. 217-226, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 684 KB)

Kuroshio Extension Spreading of Warm Water from the Kuroshio Extension into the Perturbed Area
Susana Sainz-Trápaga and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 3), pp. 257-271, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Unusual Behavior of the Kuroshio Current System from Winter 1996 to Summer 1997 Revealed by ADEOS-OCTS and Other Data--Suggestion of Topographically Forced Alternating-Jet Instability
Yoshiaki Toba and Hiroshi Murakami
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 465-478, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.1 MB)

Three-Dimensional Velocity Field and Cross-Frontal Water Exchange in the Kuroshio Extension
Susana Sainz-Trápaga and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 1), pp. 79-92, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.9 MB)

Structure of Subsurface Intrusion of the Oyashio Water into the Kuroshio Extension and Formation Process of the North Pacific Intermediate Water
Kuniaki Okuda, Ichiro Yasuda, Yutaka Hiroe and Yugo Shimizu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 2), pp. 121-140, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 13.8 MB)

Unusual Behavior of the Kuroshio Current System from Winter 1996 to Summer 1997 Revealed by ADEOS-OCTS and Other Data (Continued): A Study from Broad External Conditions with Bottom Topography
Yoshiaki Toba, Junichi Kimura, Hiroshi Murakami, Myoungsun Kim, Yasushi Yoshikawa and Koji Shimada
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 2), pp. 141-154, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 10.9 MB)

Review
The Kuroshio Extension System: Its Large-Scale Variability and Role in the Midlatitude Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction
Bo Qiu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 1), pp. 57-75, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.9 MB)

Monitoring the Kuroshio Extension with Dynamically Constrained Synthesis of the Acoustic Tomography, Satellite Altimeter and in situ Data
Konstantin V. Lebedev, Max Yaremchuk, Humio Mitsudera, Iwao Nakano and Gang Yuan
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 6), pp. 751-763, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

Baroclinic Buoyancy-Inertia Joint Stability Parameter
Hideo Kawai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 2), pp. 235-246, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 160 KB)

Mean Circulation Induced over Bottom Topography by Mesoscale Variabilities in the Kuroshio Extension
Motoyoshi Ikeda and Akemi Yamada
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 1), pp. 63-69, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 708 KB)

Kuroshio Extension Variability Explored through Assimilation of TOPEX/POSEIDON Altimeter Data into a Quasi-Geostrophic Model
Yousuke Nishihama and Motoyoshi Ikeda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 6), pp. 879-895, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.2 MB)

The Kuroshio Extension Front from Satellite Sea Surface Temperature Measurements
Shuiming Chen
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 6), pp. 891-897, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2 MB)

Quasiperiodic Small Meanders of the Kuroshio off Cape Ashizuri and Their Inter-Annual Modulation Caused by Quasiperiodic Arrivals of Mesoscale Eddies
Motohiko Kashima, Shin-ichi Ito, Kaoru Ichikawa, Shiro Imawaki, Shin-ichiro Umatani, Hiroshi Uchida and Takashi Setou
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 65 (No. 1), pp. 73-80, 2009
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 8 MB)


Kuroshio Extension Front The Kuroshio Extension Front from Satellite Sea Surface Temperature Measurements
Shuiming Chen
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 6), pp. 891-897, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2 MB)

Kuroshio Extension recirculation Short Contribution
Temporal Variations of the Winter Mixed Layer South of the Kuroshio Extension
Hikaru Iwamaru, Fumiaki Kobashi and Naoto Iwasaka
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 1), pp. 147-153, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 644 KB)

Kuroshio Extension region Time-Dependent Spatial Wavenumber Spectra Derived from Merged Sea Surface Temperature Data
Kohtaro Hosoda and Hiroshi Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 243-251, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

Kuroshio Extension System Study Distribution of Deep Near-Inertial Waves Observed in the Kuroshio Extension
Jae-Hun Park, Kathleen A. Donohue, D. Randolph Watts and Luc Rainville
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 5), pp. 709-717, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Kuroshio flow path Interannual and Decadal Sea-Level Variations along the Japanese Coast
Tomoharu Senjyu, Masaji Matsuyama and Naho Matsubara
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 5), pp. 619-633, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Kuroshio front Spreading of Warm Water from the Kuroshio Extension into the Perturbed Area
Susana Sainz-Trápaga and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 3), pp. 257-271, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1 MB)

Three-Dimensional Velocity Field and Cross-Frontal Water Exchange in the Kuroshio Extension
Susana Sainz-Trápaga and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 1), pp. 79-92, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.9 MB)

Spatial and Temporal Variation of Surface xCO2 Providing Net Biological Productivities in the Western North Pacific in June
Koto Sugiura and Shizuo Tsunogai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 3), pp. 435-445, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 416 KB)


Kuroshio frontal eddy Short Contribution
Eddy Activities around the Nansei Shoto (Okinawa Islands) Revealed by TRMM
Tetsuo Yanagi, Tsutomu Tokeshi and Shin-ichiro Kakuma
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 4), pp. 617-624, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 8.6 MB)

Intrusion of Less Saline Shelf Water into the Kuroshio Subsurface Layer in the East China Sea
Atsuhiko Isobe, Eiji Fujiwara, Pil-Hun Chang, Koichi Sugimatsu, Manabu Shimizu, Takeshi Matsuno and Atsuyoshi Manda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 5), pp. 853-863, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.3 MB)


Kuroshio frontal instability Instability of the Kuroshio in Luzon Strait: Effects of Ridge Topography and Stratification
Jen-Hua Tai, Tswen-Yung Tang and Glen Gawarkiewicz
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 4), pp. 523-538, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.1 MB)

Kuroshio intrusion A Review on the Currents in the South China Sea: Seasonal Circulation, South China Sea Warm Current and Kuroshio Intrusion
Jianyu Hu, Hiroshi Kawamura, Huasheng Hong and Yiquan Qi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 6), pp. 607-624, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 528 KB)

Interannual Variability of the Kuroshio Intrusion in the South China Sea
Michael J. Caruso, Glen G. Gawarkiewicz and Robert C. Beardsley
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 4), pp. 559-575, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.9 MB)

Anticyclonic Eddies in the Northeastern South China Sea during Winter 2003/2004
Dongxiao Wang, Hongzhou Xu, Jing Lin and Jianyu Hu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 6), pp. 925-935, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.2 MB)


Kuroshio large meander Variations of the Kuroshio Axis South of Kyushu in Relation to the Large Meander of the Kuroshio
Toru Yamashiro and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 3), pp. 487-503, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.1 MB)

Kuroshio meander Significance of High-Frequency Wind Forcing in Modelling the Kuroshio
Takuji Waseda, Humio Mitsudera, Bunmei Taguchi and Kunio Kutsuwada
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 3), pp. 539-548, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 8.6 MB)

Kuroshio path Intrusion of Kuroshio-Derived Bottom Cold Water into Osaka Bay and Its Possible Cause
Koichi Sugimatsu and Atsuhiko Isobe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 66 (No. 2), pp. 191-199, 2010
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2 MB)

Kuroshio recirculation Mesoscale Eddies Observed by TOLEX-ADCP and TOPEX/POSEIDON Altimeter in the Kuroshio Recirculation Region South of Japan
Naoto Ebuchi and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 1), pp. 43-57, 2000
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.5 MB)

Trajectory of Mesoscale Eddies in the Kuroshio Recirculation Region
Naoto Ebuchi and Kimio Hanawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 57 (No. 4), pp. 471-480, 2001
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.6 MB)


Kuroshio recirculation region Time-Dependent Spatial Wavenumber Spectra Derived from Merged Sea Surface Temperature Data
Kohtaro Hosoda and Hiroshi Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 243-251, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

Examination of the Merged Sea Surface Temperature Using Wavelet Analysis
Kohtaro Hosoda and Hiroshi Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 5), pp. 843-852, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.7 MKB)


Kuroshio region Seasonal Variation of Space/Time Statistics of Short-Term Sea Surface Temperature Variability in the Kuroshio Region
Kohtaro Hosoda and Hiroshi Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 4), pp. 709-720, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 5.8 MB)

Occurrence Patterns of Mesopelagic Fish Larvae in Sagami Bay, Central Japan
Chiyuki Sassa and Kouichi Kawaguchi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 2), pp. 143-153, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 568 KB)


Kuroshio small meander Coastal Disturbance in Sea Level Propagating along the South Coast of Japan and Its Impact on the Kuroshio
Akira Nagano and Masaki Kawabe
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 885-903, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.3 MB)

Numerical Study of a Kyucho and a Bottom Intrusion in the Bungo Channel, Japan: Disturbances Generated by the Kuroshio Small Meanders
Masazumi Arai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 953-971, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.2 MB)


Kuroshio transect Remobilization of Arsenic in Sub-Oxic Sediments from the Seafloor of the Continental Margin
Hideki Minami and Yoshihisa Kato
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 6), pp. 553-562, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 384 KB)

Kuroshio transport Predictability of Interannual Variability in the Kuroshio Transport South of Japan Based on Wind Stress Data over the North Pacific
Kiyoshi Tanaka, Motoyoshi Ikeda and Yukio Masumoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 283-291, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 968 KB)

Seasonality of the Kuroshio Transport Revealed in a Kuroshio Assimilation System
Atsuhiko Isobe, Masafumi Kamachi, Yukio Masumoto, Hiroshi Uchida and Tsurane Kuragano
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 321-328, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 903 KB)

Propagation of Rossby Waves over Ridges Excited by Interannual Wind Forcing in a Western North Pacific Model
Kiyoshi Tanaka and Motoyoshi Ikeda
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 60 (No. 2), pp. 329-340, 2004
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.4 MB)

Verification of the Wind-Driven Transport in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre Using Gridded Wind-Stress Products
Kunihiro Aoki and Kunio Kutsuwada
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 64 (No. 1), pp. 49-60, 2008
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.8 MB)


Kuroshio volume transport Interannual Variability of the Kuroshio Transport Passing through the 137°E Meridian in an OGCM Related to the North Pacific Windstress
Yoshinobu Wakata, Takashi Setou, Ikuo Kaneko, Hiroshi Uchida and Shiro Imawaki
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 62 (No. 1), pp. 25-35, 2006
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.1 MB)

Kuroshio warm-core ring 93A Satellite and Ship Observations of Kuroshio Warm-Core Ring 93A off Sanriku, Northwestern North Pacific, in Spring 1997
Sei-ichi Saitoh, Denzo Inagake, Kousei Sasaoka, Joji Ishizaka, Yukihiro Nakame and Toshiro Saino
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 495-508, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 1.4 MB)

Kuroshio water (s) Seasonal Variations in the Sea off Sanriku Coast, Japan
Sachiko Oguma, Toru Suzuki and Yutaka Nagata
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 6), pp. 825-835, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.8 MB)

Growth and Survival of Pacific Saury Cololabis saira in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Transitional Waters
Yoshiro Watanabe, Yutaka Kurita, Masayuki Noto, Yoshioki Oozeki and Daiji Kitagawa
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 59 (No. 4), pp. 403-414, 2003
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.8 MB)


Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition region Behavior of Warm-Core Rings in a Double-Gyre Wind-Driven Ocean Circulation Model
Sachihiko Itoh and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 5), pp. 651-660, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 3.6 MB)

Short Contribution
Direct Current Measurements off Sanriku, East of Japan
Sachihiko Itoh and Takashige Sugimoto
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 6), pp. 877-882, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 168 KB)


Kuroshio/Oyashio mixed water region Description of the Oceanographic Condition off Sanriku, Northwestern Pacific, and Its Relation to Spring Bloom Detected by the Ocean Color and Temperature Scanner (OCTS) Images
Denzo Inagake and Sei-ichi Saitoh
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 54 (No. 5), pp. 479-494, 1998
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2 MB)

Kushiomoto and Uragami Why does the Sea Level Difference between Kushimoto and Uragami Show Periods of Large Meander and Non-Large Meander Paths of the Kuroshio South of Japan?
Yoshihiko Sekine and Kohichi Fujita
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 55 (No. 1), pp. 43-51, 1999
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 476 KB)

Kyucho (Kyucho) Kyucho in Sagami Bay Induced by Typhoon 8818
Masaji Matsuyama, Shizuo Iwata and Hiroshi Nagamatsu
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 53 (No. 2), pp. 199-205, 1997
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 768 KB)

Periodic Intrusion of Cold Water from the Pacific Ocean into the Bottom Layer of the Bungo Channel in Japan
Atsushi Kaneda, Hidetaka Takeoka, Eiji Nagaura and Yoshitsugu Koizumi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 58 (No. 4), pp. 547-556, 2002
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 600 KB)

Numerical Study of a Kyucho and a Bottom Intrusion in the Bungo Channel, Japan: Disturbances Generated by the Kuroshio Small Meanders
Masazumi Arai
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61 (No. 5), pp. 953-971, 2005
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 2.2 MB)

Characteristics of Coastal-Trapped Waves Induced by Typhoon along the Southeast Coast of Honshu, Japan
Yosuke Igeta, Yujiro Kitade and Masaji Matsuyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 5), pp. 745-760, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 9 MB)

Numerical Experiment on Kyucho around the Tango Peninsula Induced by Typhoon 0406
Yosuke Igeta, Yujiro Kitade and Masaji Matsuyama
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 63 (No. 5), pp. 835-847, 2007
[Abstract] | [Full text] (PDF 7.6 MB)


Kyushu Island Short Contribution
Stability of the Courses of the Warm Coastal Currents along the Kyushu Island Suggested by the Population Structure of the Japanese Turban Shell, Turbo (Batillus) cornutus
Shigeaki Kojima, Ryoko Segawa and Ikuo Hayashi
Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 56 (No. 5), pp. 601-604, 2000
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