RS002:
Ocean circulation and air-sea interaction in the Bay of Bengal


Session ID#: 23891

Session Description:
The Bay of Bengal is a unique semi-enclosed tropical ocean basin forced by and coupled with the summer/winter South Asian Monsoons and fresh water inputs from some of the largest rivers in the world. This session aims to bring investigators together to characterize the Bay of Bengal ocean circulation at a range of spatial and time scales. Scales of interest are: spatial scales spanning basin-scale circulation to fine-scale dynamics (fronts, mixing) and time scales from diurnal, intra-seasonal, seasonal, inter-annual to decadal. Using observations, modeling, and theory, we aim to synthesize our understanding the ocean’s role in air-sea interactions and the Monsoons. Topics of interest include upper ocean processes, air-sea interaction, boundary currents, freshwater dispersal, and mixing in the Bay of Bengal and exchange with the Arabian Sea. We encourage presentations that characterize the upper ocean structure and identify key processes that set the lateral and vertical temperature-salinity distribution over a range of length and time scales. Processes that influence bio-optical and biogeochemical property distributions are also of interest. We welcome studies that focus on the coupling of the atmosphere and ocean, e.g., tropical instabilities, intra-seasonal oscillations, as well as those that detail factors controlling sea surface temperature and air-sea fluxes.
Primary Chair:  Amit Tandon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States
Co-chairs:  P N Vinayachandran, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India, Manikandan Mathur, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Aerospace Engineering, Chennai, India and Hemantha W Wijesekera, US Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
Index Terms:

4504 Air/sea interactions [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
4572 Upper ocean and mixed layer processes [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
4805 Biogeochemical cycles, processes, and modeling [OCEANOGRAPHY: BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL]
9340 Indian Ocean [GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION]
Cross-Topics:
  • AI - Air-Sea Interactions
  • BN - Biogeochemistry and Nutrients
  • PL - Physical Oceanography: Mesoscale and Larger
  • PS - Physical Oceanography: Mesoscale and Smaller

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Subrahmanyam Bulusu, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, SC, United States
Olivia Ostwald and Subrahmanyam Bulusu, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, SC, United States
Jared Buckley, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA, United States, Sree Lekha Jarugula, Indian Institute of Science, Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Bangalore, India, Amit Tandon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States and Debasis Sengupta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Amit Tandon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States and Jared Buckley, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA, United States
Sanjiv Ramachandran, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA, United States, Amit Tandon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States and Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Vsn Murty, National Institute of Oceanography Regional Center Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam, India
Ewa Jarosz, Hemantha W Wijesekera, William J Teague and Tommy G Jensen, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
William J. Teague1, Hemantha W Wijesekera1, Ewa Jarosz1, David W Wang1, Joe Fernando2 and Zack Hallock3, (1)Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, (2)University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States, (3)NVision Solutions, Inc., Bay St. Louis, MS, United States
Hemantha W Wijesekera1, Annunziata Pirro2, William J Teague1, Ewa Jarosz1, Tommy Jensen1 and Harindra Joseph Fernando3, (1)Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, (2)University of Notre Dame, Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Notre Dame, IN, United States, (3)Univ of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States
Tommy G Jensen, US Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, Hemantha W Wijesekera, Naval Research Lab Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States and Adam Rydbeck, American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC, United States
Lakshmi Kantha, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Jampana Raju, INCOIS, Hyderabad, India and Hasibur Rahaman, INCOIS,Ocean Valley, Hyderabad, India
Vicky Kumar Verma1, Hieu T Pham2 and Sutanu Sarkar1, (1)University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)University of California San Diego, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, La Jolla, CA, United States
Aneesh C Subramanian1, Hyodae Seo2 and Arthur J Miller1, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Annunziata Pirro, University of Notre Dame, Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Notre Dame, IN, United States, Hemantha W Wijesekera, Naval Research Lab Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States and Harindra J.S. Fernando, University of Norte Dame, Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Notre Dame, IN, United States
Abhishek Dixit, Lekshmi Krishna, Rishikesh Bharti and Chandan Mahanta, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Guwahati, India
Lei Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Institute of Oceanography, Shanghai, China, Raghuram G Murtugudde, Univ of MD--ESSIC, College Park, MD, United States, Dake Chen, Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanographic Administration of China, Hangzhou, China and Youmin Tang, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada
Xuhua Cheng, Hohai University, Nanjing, China
Chan Joo Jang, KIOST, Ansan, South Korea, Muhammad Yusuf Musabbiq, KIOST, South Korea and Minwoo Kim, KIOST, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South)
Krishnamohan KS1, Jérôme Vialard1, Matthieu Lengaigne1,2, Sebastien Masson3, Guillaume Samson4, Stephane Pous1, Fabien Durand5, Satheesh Shenoi6 and Gurvan Madec1, (1)Sorbonne Universités (UPMC, Univ Paris 06)-CNRS-IRD-MNHN, LOCEAN Laboratory, IPSL, Paris, France, (2)National Institute of Occeanography, Goa, India, (3)Sorbonne Universités (UPMC, Univ Paris 06)-CNRS-IRD-MNHN, LOCEAN Laboratory, Paris, France, (4)Laboratoire d’études en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales (LEGOS), Toulouse, France, (5)LEGOS/IRD, Toulouse, France, (6)Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad, India
Hieu T Pham and Sutanu Sarkar, University of California San Diego, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, La Jolla, CA, United States
Sherin V Raju1, Fabien Durand2, Gopalakrishna V V1, Anuvinda Sreedharan1, Akurathi Venkata Sai Chaitanya1, Romain Bourdalle-Badie3 and Fabrice Papa4, (1)National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, India, (2)LEGOS/IRD, Toulouse, France, (3)Mercator Océan, Ramonville Saint Agne, France, (4)IRD, Toulouse Cedex 09, France
Sinhalage Udaya Priyantha Jinadasa, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka, Luca Raffaele Centurioni, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Harindra Joseph Fernando, Univ of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States
Subhra Prakash Dey1, Jithendra Nadimpalli1, Mihir K Dash1, Kaushik Sasmal2 and Sudip Jana3, (1)Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences, Kharagpur, India, (2)The University of Tokyo, Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment, Tokyo, Japan, (3)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MA, United States
P N Vinayachandran1, Adrian John Matthews2, Benjamin Webber3, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks4, V. Thushara5, Jenson V George1, V Vijith1 and K. Vijaykumar6, (1)Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, (2)Univ East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, (3)University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4, United Kingdom, (4)National Oceanography Centre, London, United Kingdom, (5)Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India, (6)National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India
Benjamin Webber, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4, United Kingdom, Adrian John Matthews, Univ East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, P N Vinayachandran, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom and Dariusz Baranowski, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw, Poland
V P Thangaprakash, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, India and Girishkumar M S, Scientist, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, India
K. K. Sandeep, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India and Vimlesh Pant, IIT Delhi, Centre For Atmospheric sciences, New Delhi, India
Alejandra Sanchez-Franks1, King Brian2, Adrian John Matthews3, P N Vinayachandran4, Benjamin Webber5, Karen J. Heywood5, Dariusz Baranowski6, Bastien Yves Queste7, V Vijith4, Jenson V George4 and V. Thushara8, (1)National Oceanography Centre, London, United Kingdom, (2)National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom, (3)Univ East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, (4)Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, (5)University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4, United Kingdom, (6)University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw, Poland, (7)University of East Anglia, Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Norwich, United Kingdom, (8)Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India
Jimreeves David Monsingh1, Manikandan Mathur1, Rashmi Sharma2 and Neeraj Agarwal2, (1)Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Aerospace Engineering, Chennai, India, (2)Indian Space Research Organization, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad, India
Gualtiero Spiro Jaeger, MIT / WHOI Joint Program, Physical Oceanography, Cambridge, MA, United States and Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Dipanjan Chaudhuri, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Bangalore, India, Debasis Sengupta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, J. Thomas Farrar, WHOI, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Robert A Weller, WHOI, Monument Beach, MA, United States
Vinu Valsala, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India and Shikha Singh, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Center for Advanced Training, Pune, India
Arachaporn Anutaliya1, Uwe Send1, Julie McClean1, Janet Sprintall1, Matthias J Lankhorst1, Luc Rainville2, Craig Lee2, S.U.P. Jinadasa3, E. Joseph Metzger4 and Alan J Wallcraft5, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (3)National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agenc, Colombo, Sri Lanka, (4)John C. Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, (5)Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
Yogesh Jagdish Jethani, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India and Manikandan Mathur, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Aerospace Engineering, Chennai, India
Deepak Cherian1, Emily Shroyer2, Jim Moum2 and Johannes Becherer3, (1)Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States
Muchamad Al Azhar, New York University Abu Dhabi, Center for Prototype Climate Modeling (CPCM), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Zouhair Lachkar, New York University in Abu Dhabi, Center for Prototype Climate Modeling (CPCM), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Shafer Smith, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, NY, United States and Marina Levy, LOCEAN-IPSL, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Heather Leigh Roman-Stork, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States and Mark A Bourassa, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States
Ritabrata Thakur1, Emily L Shroyer2, Rama Govindarajan1, Johannes Becherer2, J. Thomas Farrar3, Robert A Weller4 and James N Moum2, (1)Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru, India, (2)Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)WHOI, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (4)WHOI, Monument Beach, MA, United States
Luc Rainville1, Craig Lee2, S.U.P. Jinadasa3, Luca Raffaele Centurioni4, Verena Hormann4, Harindra J.S. Fernando5 and Hemantha W Wijesekera6, (1)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (3)National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agenc, Colombo, Sri Lanka, (4)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (5)University of Norte Dame, Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Notre Dame, IN, United States, (6)Naval Research Lab Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
Kerstin Cullen, Oregon State University, Collage of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Corvallis, OR, United States and Emily Shroyer, Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR, United States
Harper L Simmons, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Andrew Lucas1, Jennifer A MacKinnon1, Jonathan D Nash2, Robert Pinkel3 and Emily Shroyer4, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)Univ California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, (4)Oregon State University, OR, United States
Sebastian Essink1, Amala Mahadevan2, Verena Hormann3 and Luca Raffaele Centurioni3, (1)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Kate Adams1, Jennifer A MacKinnon1, Jonathan D Nash2, Andrew Lucas1 and Emily Shroyer2, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR, United States
Sean Haney, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, CASPO, La Jolla, CA, United States and Jennifer A MacKinnon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Sree Lekha Jarugula, Indian Institute of Science, Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Bangalore, India, Debasis Sengupta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Andrew Lucas, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and J. Thomas Farrar, WHOI, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States

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