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kuroshio cur·rent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japan current, Kuroshio current, Kuroshionoun

    a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean

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  1. Kuroshio Current

    The Kuroshio Current (黒潮), also known as the Black or Japan Current (日本海流, Nihon Kairyū) or the Black Stream, is a north-flowing, warm ocean current on the west side of the North Pacific Ocean basin. It was named for the deep blue appearance of its waters. Similar to the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic, the Kuroshio is a powerful western boundary current that transports warm equatorial water poleward and forms the western limb of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Off the East Coast of Japan, it merges with the Oyashio Current to form the North Pacific Current. The Kuroshio Current has significant effects on both physical and biological processes of the North Pacific Ocean, including nutrient and sediment transport, major pacific storm tracks and regional climate, and Pacific mode water formation. Additionally, the current's significant nutrient transport results in a biologically rich ecoregion supporting an important fishing industry as well as diverse marine food webs. The South China Sea for example has relatively low nutrient concentrations in its upper waters, but experiences enhanced biological productivity due to the input from the Kuroshio Current Intrusion. Ongoing research centered around the Kuroshio Current's response to climate change predicts a strengthening in surface flows of this western boundary current which contrasts the predicted changes in the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf Stream.

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  1. kuroshio current

    The Kuroshio Current is a warm ocean current that flows in a northeasterly direction off the east coast of Taiwan and Japan into the western North Pacific Ocean. It is a western boundary current, part of the North Pacific ocean gyre and one of the strongest ocean currents in the world, also known as the Japan Current. Influencing the climate of nearby regions, it helps transport heat and maintain marine biodiversity.

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  1. Kuroshio Current

    The Kuroshio is a north-flowing ocean current on the west side of the North Pacific Ocean. It is similar to the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic and is part of the North Pacific ocean gyre. Like the Gulf stream, it is a strong western boundary current.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kuroshio current in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kuroshio current in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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