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Evidence of twin gyres in the Indian Ocean

Evidence of twin gyres in the Indian Ocean

new insights using reduced gravity model forced by daily winds

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Published by [Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology] in Pune .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Marine meteorology -- Indian Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-20).

      Statementby P. Rahul Chand Reddy ... [et al.].
      SeriesResearch report,, no. RR-096, Contribution from Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Research report (Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology) ;, no. RR-096., Contributions from Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology.
      ContributionsRahul Chand Reddy, P., Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC994.5 .E85 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3336817M
      LC Control Number2004327429

      Ocean Gyre The Dynamic Ocean Gyres Huge circular-moving current systems dominate the surfaces of the oceans. These large whirls of water within an ocean basin are called gyres (gyros a circle). There are?ve main ocean gyres: the North Paci?c Gyre, the South Paci?c Gyre, the North Atlantic Gyre, the South Atlantic Gyre, and the Indian Ocean.   The dataset used in this model is based on expeditions from –, surveying all five sub-tropical gyres (North Pacific, North Atlantic, South Pacific, South Atlantic, Indian Ocean) and extensive coastal regions and enclosed seas (Bay of Bengal, Australian coasts and the Mediterranean Sea), and include surface net tows (N = ) and.

      An ocean gyre is a large-scale circular feature, made up of permanent ocean currents that revolve around a central point. Gyres are formed by wind transferring energy to water combined with gravitational forces of the Earth’s rotation. There are five major ocean gyres found in the world’s oceans: the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific and Indian Ocean gyres. This book is one of the Scientists in the Field books. It is about the science of the ocean and the pollution of it. Flotsam is the stuff floating in the ocean naturally like tree limbs and dead fish, jetsam is the things floating in the ocean that humans have put there like plastic bottles.4/5().

        The intensified westerly winds, combined with increased trade winds should result in a general increase in wind-stress curl over the Indian gh there is no gyre . The Southern Pacific Gyre is part of the Earth’s system of rotating ocean currents, bounded by the Equator to the north, Australia to the west, the Antarctic Circumpolar Current to the south, and South America to the east. The center of the South Pacific Gyre is the oceanic pole of inaccessibility, the site on Earth farthest from any continents and productive ocean regions and is regarded as.


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Evidence of twin gyres in the Indian Ocean Download PDF EPUB FB2

A reduced‐gravity (1‐layer) model forced by daily climatological winds simulates twin, anticyclonic gyres, which propagate westward on either side of the equator. The gyres form at the beginning of Cited by: the twin gyres form a single structure that is nearly symmetric about the equator.

After 15 July, T1 begins to weaken, and it dissipates near 65 E somewhat after 25 July. Gyre T2 also weakens, but retains its circular shape(It is interesting that a second set of weak Twin Gyres appears in the 15 July and subsequent panels).

The Indian Ocean gyre, located in the Indian Ocean, is one of the eighteen major oceanic gyres, large systems of rotating ocean currents, which together form the backbone of the global conveyor Indian Ocean gyre is composed of two major currents: the South Equatorial Current, and the West Australian Current.

Normally moving counter-clockwise, in the winter the Indian Ocean gyre. Tropical gyres are less unified and tend to be mostly east-west with minor north-south extent. Atlantic Equatorial Current System (two counter-rotating circulations) [citation needed] Pacific Equatorial Current System [citation needed]; Indian Monsoon Gyres (two counter-rotating circulations in northern Indian Ocean) Subtropical gyres.

The center of a subtropical gyre is a high pressure zone. Five major ocean gyres - rotating whirlpools of water - are believed to trap huge collections of trash in its currents.

No evidence of a crash, but lots of garbage. The Indian Ocean. Dissolved aluminium (hereafter, dAl) concentrations have been determined on 34 full vertical water column profiles, sampled along the two separate GEOTRACES-India transects (GI and GI) to understand the biogeochemical controls on dAl distribution in the northern (the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman Sea and the Arabian Sea), equatorial and subtropical gyre region of the Indian Ocean.

A.L. Gordon, in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition), Weddell Gyre. The Weddell Gyre is the largest of the cyclonic Gyres occupying the region between the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Antarctica, stretching from the Antarctic Peninsula to 30°E. The clockwise flow pattern is linked to doming of isopycnals and upwelling of deep water within its central axis (Figure 3).

[1] A high‐resolution hydrographic atlas resolves the narrow boundary flow of the western Pacific gyre and its pathway around Tasmania, southern Australia and into the Indian Ocean basin.

This confirms recent model descriptions of a Southern Hemisphere ‘supergyre’, a nested system of subtropical gyres.

The observations show that the gyre flow is squeezed into a narrow band between. 1 Introduction. Ocean gyres represent large systems of ocean currents, which are driven by the wind (Munk, ).At the western edge of subtropical gyres are the western boundary currents, which carry warm water from the tropics poleward, contributing to a warm and wet climate on the adjacent mainland.

The subtropical gyres of the world are extensive, coherent regions that occupy about 40% of the surface of the earth. Once thought to be homogeneous and static habitats, there is increasing evidence that mid-latitude gyres exhibit substantial physical and biological variability on a variety of time scales.

There is evidence that the cyclonic gyre also projects eastward past the Balleny Islands to the Ross Gyre in the South Pacific. The western boundary current along Kerguelen Plateau collides with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current that enters the Australian–Antarctic Basin through the Kerguelen–St.

Paul Island Passage, forming an energetic. The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, cover, km 2 (27, sq mi) or % of the water on Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west, and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use.

Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large. The Indian Ocean search for a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has been called "the most difficult search in human history". Gyres of. The victims turn out to be young Pakistani fishermen who came too close to Taiwanese-owned tuna ships in the Indian Ocean in August The motive for.

Tabish Raza, Syed Masood Ahmad, Surface and deep water variations in the northeast Indian Ocean during 34–6 ka BP: Evidence from carbon and oxygen isotopes of fossil foraminifera, Quaternary International, /,(), (). The Indian Ocean has its own seesaw behavior, the Indian Ocean Dipole.

During a so-called positive phase, warmer-than-usual water temperatures in the western Indian Ocean bring heavy rains to East Africa and India and colder-than-usual waters bring drought to Southeast Asia.

In the negative phase, ocean and monsoonal conditions reverse. The Indian Ocean Gyre is actually two distinct tropical gyres—the northern and southern Indian Ocean Gyres.

Most of the world’s major gyres are subtropical gyres. These form between the polar and equatorial regions of Earth. Subtropical gyres circle areas beneath regions of high atmospheric pressure. The circulation of the western Indian Ocean is influenced by the seasonally reversing monsoon winds, blowing mainly from the southwest in boreal summer (SW Monsoon from June to August) and from the northeast in boreal winter (NE Monsoon from December to February) Bruce () ().The best studied of the seasonally reversing currents is the Somali Current (SC), which is a western.

Like the gyre in this study, both gyres in Fig. 16 developed during an active MJO upstream in the Indian Ocean. All three gyres were strongly asymmetric, with relatively little cloudiness within and north of the center, and extensive convection in a region of high winds to its south.

All produced extensive precipitation from 10° to 20°N. Abstract. The geostrophic nature of the gross patterns of ocean circulation, with the wind-driven convergences within the anticyclonic gyres and the divergences within the cyclonic gyres, along the equator and the eastern boundaries, provides a set of quite different biological provinces.

However, there is no evidence of hatchlings from these rookeries entering the Indian Ocean gyres. Instead, recoveries of small, notched post-hatchlings from Tongaland reveal that most are swept southwards after entering the Agulhas Current, with some rounding the Cape and entering the Atlantic Ocean (Baldwin et al.

).SUBTROPICAL ocean gyres are considered to be the marine analogues of terrestrial deserts because of chronic nutrient depletion and low standing stocks of organisms1. Despite their presumed low. The results here support this and further document nutrient declines.

There is also evidence of sea level rise and associated weakening of the summer monsoon in the Equatorial Indian Ocean in recent decades (Swapna et al ).

Such weakening could reduce the upwelling of nutrients and suppress ocean PP as we find here.