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Title: Characteristics of SST over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal
Authors: Dr.Babu, C A
Asha, Philip S
Hareeshkumar, P V
Keywords: TMI SST
Arabian Sea warm pool
Low-pressure systems
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Research India Publications http://www.ripublication.com/ijoo.htm
Abstract: Evolution of mini warm pool in the Arabian Sea just before the onset of southwest monsoon and behavior of SST in the vicinity of weather systems formed during the premonsoon, southwest monsoon and post monsoon seasons were studied using TMI SST data. The Arabian Sea mini warm pool is formed about three weeks ahead of onset of southwest monsoon. Maximum SST is found about one week ahead of monsoon onset and then the warm pool gradually dissipated. Generally, a low-pressure system is formed when the SST exceeds a certain threshold value for the formation of the system. Daily SST values are examined both in Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal to bring out the quantity of increase in SST just before the formation of the system, quantity of rapid decrease in SST during the formation of the system and the number of days required for returning to normal SST. Many cases were examined for pre-monsoon, southwest monsoon and post monsoon seasons to understand the behavior of SST pattern. It is found that the SST increases about 3° C just before the formation of the system and decreases about 4° C during the formation within 2 to 3 days and takes about 4 to 6 days to return to normal SST pattern. However, the SST pattern depends on the weather system
URI: http://dyuthi.cusat.ac.in/purl/3780
ISSN: 0973-2667
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