Oceanography of the Arabian Sea With particular reference to the southwest monsoon

Rao, D S and Ramamirtham, C P and Murty, A V S and Muthusamy, S and Kunhikrishnan, N P and Khambadkar, L R (1992) Oceanography of the Arabian Sea With particular reference to the southwest monsoon. CMFRI Bulletin, 45 . pp. 4-8.

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Abstract

The oceanographic conditons in the Arabian Sea during the southwest monsoon is discussed. The main features occurring during this monsoon period in the Arabian Sea is the coastal upwelling along the southwest coast of India, the intensity of which is highest in the region Cochin to Mangalore. The currents along the coast during this season is southward. This also the season when mud-banks are formed at certain places along the coast. The effect of upwelling on primary and secondary production is also discussed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:oceanographic conditons; coastal upwelling; Arabian Sea; Mangalore; primary and secondary production
Subjects:Oceanography
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:2572
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:25 Aug 2010 17:16
Last Modified:25 Aug 2010 17:16

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