Foraminiferal evidence to climatic changes with special reference to west coast of India

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dc.contributor.author Setty, M.G.A.P.
dc.date.accessioned 1997-07-07T10:01:06Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:30Z
dc.date.available 1997-07-07T10:01:06Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:30Z
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of Symposium on Quaternary Episodes, M.S.U. Baroda, India; 1984.; 1984; 129-134
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6430
dc.description.abstract The planktonic foraminiferal assemblages show effects of climatic control on water masses. The southward migration of Red Sea Water and Persian Gulf Water is indicated by the dominant presence of @iGloborotalia cultrata@@ and @iGlobigerinoides@@ starting respectively in the assemblages. However, Globigerinoides. @iSucculifer@@ and @iGlobigerinella siphonifera@@ are dominant in waters of the Central and Southern Arabian Sea that is not influenced by high salinity from the north. @iGloboquadrina dutertrei@@ and @iGloborotalia menardii@@ though relate to tropical warm waters indicate cool upwelled waters. @iGlobigerina bulloides@@ and dextrally coiled @iNeogloboquadrina pachyderma typica@@ are known cold water species but their very occurrence off Kerala, Mangalore and Goa coasts indicate upwelling in the region. @iGloborotalia menardii@@ and @iG. menardii neoflexuosa@@ are tropical but live in deep or intermediate water masses hence irregular in upwelling areas
dc.language en
dc.relation.isbasedon Symposium Quat. Episodes, M.S.U. Baroda, India; 1984
dc.relation.isreferencedby NON-SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Communities
dc.subject.other Plankton
dc.subject.other Indicator Species
dc.subject.other Dominant Species
dc.subject.other Upwelling
dc.subject.other Water Masses
dc.subject.other Climatic Changes
dc.subject.other Foraminifera
dc.subject.other ISW, India, West Coast
dc.title Foraminiferal evidence to climatic changes with special reference to west coast of India
dc.type Conference Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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