Bohai Sea

Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Bohai Sea: Salton Sea, Yellow Sea

Bo·hai Sea

or Bo·hai Gulf (bō′hī′)
An inlet of the Yellow Sea on the northeast coast of China formed by the Shandong and Liaodong Peninsulas. Its western arm is Bohai Bay.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
China's Liaoning Maritime Affairs Bureau issued a warning of a military drill in the Bohai sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea, on the same day as the Sunday sighting.
According to Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, the Chinese government's fishing ban covered the Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea, East China Sea and South China Sea to improve marine ecology and ensure sustainable fishing.
[5] presented a modified Cressman interpolation method for the simulation of routine monitoring data of total nitrogen in the Bohai Sea, which reduces interpolation errors by decreasing the influence radius and introducing background value.
The BTH region is surrounded by the Yanshan Mountains on the north, Taihang Mountains on the west, and Bohai Sea on the east.
Bohai Bay is located in the western Bohai Sea. Due to the weak exchange capacity of the water in Bohai Bay, the contaminants from surrounding industrial cities are not easy to spread.
In addition to strong sales growth, the Group constantly improved the land layout, explored new cities in terms of land reserves and acquired new projects in Wuhan, Zhangjiakou, Quanzhou and Foshan which perfected the layout in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, Bohai Sea Rim and the Pearl River Delta.
After closing off a 15,000-square-mile stretch of the East China Sea, the Chinese navy launched live-fire exercises Monday involving dozens of ships and submarines, more than 10 aircraft and a number of coastal troops in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency.
Asked if the test's location in the Bohai Sea, close to the tensed Korean Peninsula, could show that the test was specifically aimed at Seoul's THAAD deployment, Song said that this was unlikely as Bohai is China's usual weapons testing ground.
At the same time, Liaodong Bay is the worst ice blockages along the Bohai Sea. Bohai Oilfield Services limited company preformed the observation of sea ice; the maximum acceleration of deck on JZ20-2MUQ platform hits a peak of 3-4 m/[s.sup.2] (300-400 gal).
"Liaoning will conduct further drills in other parts of China's maritime area which includes the Bohai Sea, the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea and the South China Sea," ( Global Times reported.
Table 1--Four sea areas of China area area coastal Continental area shelf fishing ground Bohai Sea 7.7 6794.9 7.7 Yellow Sea 38 5818.0 35.3 East China Sea 77 5557.5 54.9 South China Sea 356 3538.5 182.1 area Mainland Average Deepest coastline water depth deep Bohai Sea 2500 18 86 Yellow Sea 4362 44 140 East China Sea 5746 370 2719 South China Sea 5792 1212 5567 Table 3--Mining cost and yield fitting results Equation R2 F value Sig.