Sea of Okhotsk
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Shiretoko National Park on the Sea of Okhotsk coast of Hokkaido, Japan
The Sea of Okhotsk covers 611,000 sq.mi. (1,583,000 km2.), with a mean
depth of 2,818 feet (859 metres).
In winter, navigation on the Sea of Okhotsk becomes difficult, or even
impossible, due to the formation of large ice floes, because the large
amount of freshwater from the Amur River lowers the
Ion Island is the only island in the Sea of Okhotsk that
is located in the open sea.
The Sea of Okhotsk is a northwestern arm of the Pacific Ocean.
The Sea of Okhotsk waters are fed by Pacific waters flowing in through
the Kuril Islands straits, waters from the Sea of Japan flowing
through the La Perouse Strait, continental drainage and precipitation.
Kamchatka Peninsula, separating the Sea of Okhotsk on the west
from the Pacific Ocean on the east.
Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Okhotsk is partially covered with ice during
the winter months, from November through April. See also Basin;
the Sea of Okhotsk that do enter the North Pacific may play an
important role in the Pacific's large-scale circulation.
Most of the Sea of Okhotsk, with the exception of the Sakhalin Island,
had been well mapped by 1792
The Russian explorers Ivan Moskvitin and Vassili Poyarkov were the
zones in the Sea of Okhotsk are spawning and feeding grounds for
numerous commercial fish species, as well as areas of alga Laminaria
growth and accumulation of numerous populations of crab, shrimp,
the Sea of Okhotsk for spawning.
Due to the biochemical history of the Earth, oil and gas fields always
occur in highly productive areas of the World Ocean.
Sea of Okhotsk 2001, a good example of both fruitful, joint usage of
accumulated data and cooperation between Russian and American
scientists which resulted in production of the latest and most
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of the Sea of Okhotsk, an arm of the Pacific Ocean. Here, ice can be
seen on the surface of the sea near the coast.
the south, and is limited by the Sea of Okhotsk in the east.
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The Sea of Okhotsk earthquake of 5 July 2008 occurred in the
inclined seismic zone that dips to the west-northwest beneath
Kamchatka and the Kurile Islands.
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The Sea of Okhotsk formed within the past two million years through
the combined action of repeated glaciation.
The Sea of Okhotsk (SO) is a region of large tidal sea level
oscillations and strong tidal currents.
oceanography of the Sea of Okhotsk through application of 2-D and 3-D
models. (Kowalik and Polyakov, "Tides in the Sea of Okhotsk," J. Phys.
northwestern portion of the Sea of Okhotsk for semidiurnal waves.
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Sea of Okhotsk makes up the northwestern part of the North Pacific
Ocean bounded on the west by Asia, north by Russia, and east and
southeast by the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Kuril
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the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south.
sea of Okhotsk, and 100,000 the sea of Barents.
In any case, anomalies are overrated as a tool to understand what
happens at the Poles.
levels in the Sea of Okhotsk and finds them negligible.
Kuril Islands, the Sea of Okhotsk is an extension of the North Pacific
Between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan,
to the southwest, lies the island of Sakhalin. Tatar and La Perouse
straits connect the two seas.
Sea of Okhotsk - an arm of the Pacific to the east of AsiaPacific,
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In winter, the Sea of Okhotsk is generally almost entirely covered
with sea ice from late November to late May.
The Sea of Okhotsk is linked with the
Pacific Ocean by the numerous straits of the Kuril Island Ridge, and
with the Sea of Japan - through the Laperuze
The straits linking the Sea of Okhotsk with the adjacent areas of the
Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean provide the possibility of the
water-exchange between the basins, which, in its turn, imposes
The Sea of Okhotsk is located in the monsoon climate zone of the
moderate latitudes, but for the northern part of the sea, which is
deeply intruding into the
The noun SEA OF OKHOTSK has 1 sense:
Coast of the Sea of Okhotsk: A Collection of Study Reports by A. V.
Andreev, H. H. Bergmann, Aleksandr Vladimirovich Andreev, and
Hans-heiner Bergmann (Paperback - Dec.
islands or in its remote Sea of Okhotsk, tucked to the west of
Siberia's Kamchatka Peninsula. ..."Surprise me! See a random page in
Sea of Okhotsk, a deputy minister said on Tuesday.
"The application has been approved by the Defense Ministry of Russia,
the Economic Development Ministry and the Federal Security Service.
continental shelf on the Sea of Okhotsk, a deputy minister said on
The Sea of Okhotsk Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) is a semi-enclosed sea
at the edge of Russia and Northern Japan. Its average depth is 891
The Sea of Okhotsk LME is considered a Class
I, highly productive (>300 grams of Carbon per square meter) per year)
ecosystem based on SeaWiFS global primary productivity estimates.
North and West Sea of Okhotsk are especially abundant in plankton (see
Markina and Chernyavsky, 1984). The deep area in the center has less
scattered ice cover in the Sea of Okhotsk, Barents Sea, and Hudson
Bay. Such conditions usually indicate that ice is about to retreat
* Sea of Okhotsk Basin (2 C)
* Shantar Islands (3 F)
"Impact of the sea ice reduction in the Sea of Okhotsk on the
Jun Nishioka (ILTS Hokkaido Univ.
"Marine mammals in the Sea of Okhotsk；abundance, consumption of
resources, and outlook for future studies.
“The Designation of the Sea of Okhotsk Region and the Cooperative
Relationships with Each of the Neighboring Countries”
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separating the Sea of Okhotsk in the west from the Bering Sea and the
Pacific Ocean in the east....
An island of southeast Russia in the Sea of Okhotsk north of
Hokkaido, Japan. Colonized by Russia and Japan in the 18th and 19th
centuries, it passed under Russian...
Japan, on the Sea of Okhotsk and the Abashiri River, lying on the
Abashiri plain. It is an important...
7) La Perouse Strait.
water, the Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, and Map of East Asia with
Map of Eastern Siberia & Russian Far East with major rivers such
Map of the Sea of Okhotsk Region: Hokkaido, Sakhalin Island,
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place in the Sea of Okhotsk, adding in major ways to the scientific
understanding of the physics, chemistry, and biology of the Sea.
the Sea of Okhotsk suggests that there is a delicate balance of
large-scale atmospheric patterns over the subarctic Pacific that is
maintained via ocean-atmosphere-ice interactions in the Sea of
observations of the Sea of Okhotsk circulation, and the reanalysis of
older climate data from this area, have yielded results that highlight
the growing importance of the Sea of Okhotsk region in climate-related
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The Sea of Okhotsk is a part of the western Pacific Ocean, lying
between the Kamchatka Peninsula on the east, the Kuril Islands on the
southeast, the island of
The Sea of Okhotsk is connected to the Sea of Japan on either side of
Sakhalin: on the west through the Sakhalin Gulf and the Gulf of
During the Cold War, the Sea of Okhotsk was the scene of several
successful U.S. Navy operations (including Operation Ivy Bells) to tap
Soviet Navy undersea communications cables.
Tides in the sea of Okhotsk (Journal of Physical Oceanography)
Peanut Hole replaces Donut Hole as favorite target of exploitation.
Russian Sea of Okhotsk may be closed due to Russian belief that
foreign fisherman are depleting its stocks) (Quick Frozen Foods
South Korea's KNOC has acquired a 40% stake in West
Sea ice began forming in the northern area over the Sea of Okhotsk in
November 2009. Since then, it extended down to about 30 km off the
northern coast of Hokkaido and has likely reached its maximum.
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