Accession Number : AD1014417

Title :   Integrating Observations of the Boundary Current Flow around Sri Lanka

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego La Jolla United States

Personal Author(s) : Send,Uwe ; Lankhorst,Matthias

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Report Date : 30 Sep 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The long-term goal is to investigate the boundary-current and inter-basin ocean circulation which governs the conditions and variability in Bay of Bengal. For this, the flow around Sri Lanka is critical since it exchanges salt and freshwater between the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.

Descriptors :   Arabian Sea , Bengal bay , ocean basins , Sri Lanka , ocean currents , geostrophic currents , acoustic signals , indian ocean , measuring instruments

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE