The Monitoring of the Sea of Okhotsk

Evgeny V. Karasev
State Establishment “Far East regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute” (FERHRI),
Federal Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Service (ROSHYDROMET), Vladivostok


Since the 1960s of 20-th century FERHRI has been caring out complex researches of physical properties of waters of the Sea of Okhotsk in the field of hydrological, meteorological and ecological monitoring. 
As a result of generalization of this information there is a creation of E-Manual over the Sea of Okhotsk which is available on website:  (in Russian only).
At the same time, besides the general climatic information on hydrological, meteorological and ecological mode of the Sea of Okhotsk, some results on climatic changes in the region of sea were obtained.
The analysis has shown that the general tendency of warming in atmosphere in the area of Sea of Okhotsk is being observed during last decades and traced in deep-water, change of ice coverage and level, and other parameters.