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Carbon cycling in the northern Arabian Sea during the northeast monsoon: Significance of salps
Winter cooling and mixing brings nutrients (nitrate and phosphate) to the surface waters over large parts of the northern Arabian Sea, but the rates of primary production as well as carbon export from the euphotic zone are ...
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 ...
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 ...