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Oceanography of the northern Arabian Sea
The euphotic zone of the northern Arabian Sea ranges from 20-60 m with an average depth of about 40 m. Surface temperatures range from 22.5 to 28.5 degrees C, increasing from north to south. At 1000 m, the temperature is ...
Enhanced biological production in the southeastern Arabian Sea during spring intermonsoon
(Italian Association of Oceanography and Limnology, 2012)
Hydrographic observations in the southeastern Arabian Sea (SEAS) have identified a warm (over 30 degrees C) and stratified water mass (stability more than 5x10 sup(-5) m sup(-1)) along the near shore area between 10 degrees ...
Increased particle flux to the deep ocean related to monsoons
(Nature Publishing Group, 1989)
Monsoons cause seasonal reversals in the surface circulation of the northern Indian Ocean. In the Arabian Sea this results in the upwelling of nutrient-rich water along the coasts, making it one of the highly productive ...