Seasonal variability of the vertical fluxes of Globigerina bulloides (D'Orbigny) in the northern Indian Ocean

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dc.contributor.author Guptha, M.V.S.
dc.contributor.author Mohan, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-21T10:47:11Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-21T10:47:11Z
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier.citation Mitt. Geologisch-Palontologisches Institut, University of Hamburg, Vol.79; 1-17p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2216
dc.description.abstract Settling particles intercepted using time-series sediment traps at seven locations in the northern Indian Ocean have been examined for the spatial and temporal variability in the distribution and fluxes of Globigerina bulloides (D'Orbigny). In general, G. bulloides exhibits a bimodal distribution pattern related to the summer and winter monsoons. Its fluxes increase from east to west in the Arabian Sea, and from north to south in the Bay of Bengal. They show a good correlation with sea surface temperature (SST) at three sites located in the central and southern Arabian Sea and in the southern Bay of Bengal. The observed relationship between SST and shell size is more complex with the length cooling period rather than SST differences influencing the shell size
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Hamburg
dc.rights Copyright [1996]. 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 suspended particulate matter
dc.subject foraminifera
dc.subject particulate flux
dc.subject particle settling
dc.subject sediment traps
dc.subject temporal variations
dc.subject time series
dc.subject seasonal variations
dc.subject surface temperature
dc.subject cooling water
dc.subject Globigerina bulloides
dc.title Seasonal variability of the vertical fluxes of Globigerina bulloides (D'Orbigny) in the northern Indian Ocean
dc.type Journal Article


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