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


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1014417.pdf


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