On circulation of Indian Ocean waters east of Maldives During the post monsoon period

Ramamirtham, C P (1979) On circulation of Indian Ocean waters east of Maldives During the post monsoon period. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 26 (1&2). pp. 82-89.

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    Abstract

    The circulation patterns in the Maldive region between the 71° and 80°E meridians within the equator and 8°N are discussed. It is observed that a large cyclonic gyre exists in the northern regions and an anticyclonic one in the southern region, mainly in the subsurface layers. These are supposed to be associated with divergence and convergence phenomena occurring in the area. The influence of the Maldive islands and the associated bottom topography in the formation of these circulation patterns is indicated.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Oceanography; ocean circulation; Maldives
    Subjects: Oceanography
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 09:02
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/664

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