Seasonal cycle of surface circulation in the coastal North Indian Ocean

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dc.contributor.author Shetye, S.R.
dc.contributor.author Shenoi, S.S.C.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-06-21T10:01:39Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-30T01:29:50Z
dc.date.available 1995-06-21T10:01:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-30T01:29:50Z
dc.date.issued 1988
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Earth and Planetary Sciences), vol.97; 1988; 53-62
dc.identifier.issn 0253-4126
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/7095
dc.description.abstract Monthly-mean winds and currents have been used to identify the driving mechanisms of seasonal coastal circulation in the North Indian Ocean. The main conclusions are: (i) the surface circulation off Arabia is typical of a wind-driven system with similar patterns of longshore current and wind stress; (ii) circulation off the west coast of India is consistent with the dynamics of a wind-driven eastern boundary current only during the southwest monsoon. During the northeast monsoon it is possible that the influence of the interior flow is important. (iii) There are at least three mechanisms that influence the surface circulation off the east coast of India; wind-stress, influence of fresh-water run off and contribution of the interior flow. It is difficult at present to assess the relative importance of these three processes
dc.language en
dc.publisher Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
dc.relation.ispartof P Indian As-Earth
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Oceanography and Limnology
dc.subject.other eastern boundary currents
dc.subject.other monsoons
dc.subject.other wind stress
dc.subject.other coastal currents
dc.subject.other circulation
dc.subject.other ISW, North Indian Ocean
dc.title Seasonal cycle of surface circulation in the coastal North Indian Ocean
dc.type Journal Article


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