Hydrographic features of the coastal waters of Kakinada

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dc.contributor.author Rao, B.P.
dc.contributor.author RamaRaju, V.S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-08T12:14:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-08T12:14:10Z
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Physical processes in the Indian Seas. Proc. 1 Convection ISPSO, 1990. Ed. by: Swamy, G.N., 149-151p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3136
dc.description.abstract The physical characteristics of coastal waters - temperature, salinity and currents at the surface and subsurface levels - off Kakinada in the Bay of Bengal at 4 stations (bottom depth 5, 12, 22 and 42 m) along 17 degrees N latitude during January, 1985 were presented in this paper. Temperature and salinity increased from coastal to offshore regions. A dome of high saline (33 x 10/3) water is observed at 25 m depth while low saline (31 x 10/3) water occupies the surface layers. The currents observed at all stations indicate the predominant influence of tide varying in direction by 180 degrees and speed 6 to 27 cm sec/1 with tide. The seaward flow at the bottom and shoreward flow at surface at station 3 indicate the sinking during this period
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Indian Society for Physical Sciences of the Oceans
dc.rights Copyright [1992]. 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.title Hydrographic features of the coastal waters of Kakinada
dc.type Conference Article

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