Articles | Volume 15, issue 16
Biogeosciences, 15, 5237–5247, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5237-2018
Biogeosciences, 15, 5237–5247, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5237-2018
Research article
30 Aug 2018
Research article | 30 Aug 2018

Summertime episodic chlorophyll a blooms near the east coast of the Korean Peninsula

Young-Tae Son et al.

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This study reveals episodic blooms often accompanying abrupt changes in sea surface salinity and wind forcing off the east coast are triggered by the equatorward and cross-shore advection of chlorophyll-rich plume water of northern origin. Since previous studies have not focused on the episodic blooms near the coast over the course of days to weeks during the summer, we tried to address the roles of the physical advection process in the marine ecosystem based on observations of three summers.
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