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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ocean Sci., 13, 105-122, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-105-2017
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Research article
10 Feb 2017
Synoptic fluctuation of the Taiwan Warm Current in winter on the East China Sea shelf Jiliang Xuan et al.
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Research on the summer TWC has been conducted previously; however, the spatial structure and temporal variation of the winter TWC are less known due to its weak mean velocity. Therefore, FVCOM was used to evaluate the spatial patterns of TWC synoptic fluctuations. We observed that the TWC fluctuations appear mainly to the north of Taiwan and in the inshore area. Our results will be useful in the dynamical understanding of the winter TWC and its impact on cross-shore transport.
Research on the summer TWC has been conducted previously; however, the spatial structure and...
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