Storm surge in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea: The problem and its prediction

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dc.contributor.author Dube, S.K.
dc.contributor.author Rao, A.D.
dc.contributor.author Sinha, P.C.
dc.contributor.author Murty, T.S.
dc.contributor.author Bahulayan, N.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-12T11:10:06Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-12T11:10:06Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.citation Mausam, Vol.48; 283-304p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2097
dc.description.abstract India and its neighbourhood is threatened by the possibility of storm surge floods whenever a tropical cyclone approaches. Storm surge disasters cause heavy loss of life and property, damage to the coastal structures and agriculture nwhich lead to annual economic losses in these countries. Thus, the real time monitoring and warning of storm surge is of great concern for this region. The goal of this paper is to provide an overview of major aspects of the storm surge problem in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, the factors affecting the generation of storm surges and the present state-of-the-art in the numerical storm surge prediction.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher India Meteorological Department
dc.rights Copyright [1997]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject storm surges
dc.subject tropical depressions
dc.subject prediction
dc.subject flooding
dc.subject models
dc.subject sea level
dc.title Storm surge in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea: The problem and its prediction
dc.type Journal Article


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