Surface layer temperature inversion in the Arabian Sea during winter

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dc.contributor.author Pankajakshan, T.
dc.contributor.author Ghosh, A.K.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-08T12:14:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-08T12:14:10Z
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Oceanography, Vol.48; 293-304p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3137
dc.description.abstract Surface layer temperature inversion in the south eastern Arabian Sea, during winter has been studied using Bathythermograph data collected from 1132 stations. It is found that the inversion in this area is a stable seasonal feature and the occurrence is limited to the coastal waters. The inversion layer is found to have thickness varying from 10 to 80 meters and gradient of 0.0-1.2 degrees. The causative factor for the inversion is identified to be the winter-time surface-advection of cold less coast of India. Finally, the possible forcing mechanism for such as advection was examined using a hydrographic section and wind observations along the west coast of India
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Oceanographic Society, Japan
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 Surface layer temperature inversion in the Arabian Sea during winter
dc.type Journal Article


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