Upwelling features near Sri Lanka in the Bay of Bengal

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dc.contributor.author ShreeRam, P.
dc.contributor.author Rao, L.V.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-22T06:39:47Z
dc.date.available 2008-02-22T06:39:47Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of National Symposium on Half A Century Progress in Oceanographic studies of North Indian Ocean since Prof. La Fond's Contributions (HACPO), ed. by: Prasad, K.V.S.R. 30-33p.
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dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1026
dc.description.abstract The Bay of Bengal is a semi-enclosed tropical ocean basin that is highly influenced by monsoons and receives large volume of freshwater from both river discharge and rainfall. Over the Bay of Bengal two distinct wind systems prevail during the year, the southwest monsoon in summer and the northeast monsoon in winter. The wind stress associated with these winds cause mass drift of oceanic waters leading to upwelling and downwelling. The upwelling features in the Bay of Bengal with a special mention about the Sri Lanka region have been studied, where strong upwelling features observed during the summer monsoon.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Andhra University
dc.rights Copyright [2005]. It is tried to respect the rights of the copyright holders to the best of the knowledge. If it is brought to our notice by copyright holder that the rights are voilated then the item would be withdrawn.
dc.title Upwelling features near Sri Lanka in the Bay of Bengal
dc.type Conference Article


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