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Balades en LAS : 4 août 2003

L'Océan Pacifique occupe près de la moitié de la superficie de la Terre. Les vedettes de ses eaux sont El Niño et La Niña, mais d'autres "curiosités" océanographiques le peuplent. Si l'on regarde de plus près son quart Nord-Ouest, on observe une zone de forte turbulence à hauteur du Japon.

 

Le Kuroshio (ou Kuro Shivo) est un courant de bord ouest, comme le Gulf Stream, son pendant dans l'Atlantique (voir Applications : Topographie dynamique).

Comme lui, c'est une zone où de nombreux tourbillons -- creux ou bosses -- se forment, parfois très élevés. Plus la pente de la "bosse" (ou du creux) est forte (plus les lignes de niveau sont serrées sur les cartes de hauteur), plus les courants sont intenses, dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre autour des bosses, dans le sens inverse autour des creux (dans l'hémisphère Nord).

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