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On a 16° N chlorophyll plume along the east coast of India

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Abstract:

The plume rich with chlorophyll-a concentration (>0.3 mg/l) observed on 22 March 2003 along the 16° N in the western Bay of Bengal off the Krishna-Godavari river delta was studied. Relatively high sea surface temperature (>30° C) observed in the plume area indicated their origin in the coastal waters. The bloomy plume was found spreading 400 to 500 km offshore in the form of an offshore jet extending as far as 86° E in the Bay of Bengal. An offshore flow was observed with geostrophic velocity exceeding 50 cm/s with a cyclonic eddy on its north around 17° N, 82° E and an anti-cyclonic eddy around 14° N, 83° E to its south. The hydrographic data of the area were studied with the observations made by GTS data buoy indicated coastal upwelling. Similar plumes were also observed during the years 2004 and 2005.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431160500377105

Affiliations: National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad-500 037, India

Publication date: January 1, 2007

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