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monsoon regime of the currents in the Indian Ocean.

Walter DuМ€ing

monsoon regime of the currents in the Indian Ocean.

by Walter DuМ€ing

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Published by East-West Center Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Monsoons -- Indian Ocean.,
    • Ocean-atmosphere interaction -- Indian Ocean.,
    • Ocean currents -- Indian Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [67]-68.

      SeriesInternational Indian Ocean Expedition oceanographic monographs,, no. 1, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics. Contribution no. 330, Contribution (Hawaii Institute of Geophysics) ;, no. 330.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC801 .H27 no. 330
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p.
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4911937M
      LC Control Number76104320

      During winter months, monsoon winds over the Indian Ocean _____. (a) flow from land to sea and are dry (b) flow from land to sea and are wet (c) flow from sea to land and are dry (d) flow from sea to land and are wet (e) the direction of airflow is unchanged but precipitation increases. Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power Robert D. Kaplan. On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will.

      Surface currents. Ocean surface circulation is wind-driven. In the monsoon zone, surface circulation reverses every half year and features two opposing gyres (i.e., semi-closed current systems exhibiting spiral motion) that are separated by the Indian subcontinent. During the northeast monsoon, a weak counterclockwise gyre develops in the Arabian Sea, and a strong .   That pattern can also influence ocean currents. In addition, the Indian Monsoon, which sweeps moist air inland from the northern Indian Ocean toward a .

      Monsoon Currents in oceans and seas, surface currents extending to a depth of approximately m. The currents are caused by monsoons and undergo seasonal changes of direction. Monsoon currents are most pronounced in the Indian Ocean—in the equatorial zone, in the Arabian Sea, in the Bay of Bengal, and partially off the coasts of northeastern Africa. The existence of seasonally reversing currents in the Arabian Sea has been known for a long time (see Warren, , for references to medieval Arab sources), but the first major description of the monsoon currents followed the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) (Düing, , Wyrtki, , Wyrtki, b).Based on these hydrographic data, Wyrtki (b) highlighted what he Cited by:


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Düing, Walter. Monsoon regime of the currents in the Indian Ocean. Honolulu: East-West Center Press, © Monsoon Current, also called Monsoon Drift, surface current of the northern Indian the Atlantic and Pacific, both of which have strong currents circulating clockwise north of the Equator, the northern Indian Ocean has surface currents that change with the seasonal the northeast monsoon (November–March), the Indian North Equatorial.

On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally by: The Indian Monsoon Current refers to the seasonally varying ocean current regime found in the tropical regions of the northern Indian winter, the flow of the upper ocean is directed westward from near the Indonesian Archipelago to the Arabian the summer, the direction reverses, with eastward flow extending from Somalia into the Bay of Bengal.

Monsoon is a book about the geography and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. It could be described as a travelogue, but Kaplan is deeply interested in the politics of South Asia as well. He travels from west to east, from Yemen to Indonesia, describing the histories, current political climates, and ambitions of the countries ringing this 4/5.

Indian Ocean Currents Indian ocean is half an ocean, hence the behavior of the North Indian Ocean Currents is different from that of Atlantic Ocean Currents or the Pacific Ocean Currents. Also, monsoon winds in Northern Indian ocean are peculiar to the region, which directly influence the ocean surface water movement.

Indian Ocean Currents and Monsoons The. Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power - Kindle edition by Kaplan, Robert D. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power/5().

In Monsoon, a pivotal examination of the Indian Ocean region and the countries known as 'Monsoon Asia,' bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan deftly shows how crucial this dynamic area has become to American power in the twenty-first century.

Like the monsoon itself, a cyclical weather system that is both destructive and essential for growth and. Monsoon (/ m ɒ n ˈ s uː n /) is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

Usually, the term monsoon is used to refer to the rainy phase of a seasonally changing. “Monsoon” is Kaplan’s 13th book, and like much of his earlier work, it contains a special blend of first-person travel writing, brief historical sketches and. The Indian Ocean We now turn to the Indian Ocean, which is in several respects very different from the Pacific Ocean.

The most striking difference is the seasonal reversal of the monsoon winds and its effects on the ocean currents in the northern hemisphere. The absence of a. North of S the Indian Ocean is characterised by two seasons with distinct wind regimes driving the ocean climate and circulation: the monsoon system (Schott and.

The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, cover, km 2 (27, sq mi) or % of the water on the Earth's surface.

It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west, and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use.

Along its core, the Indian Ocean has Coordinates: 20°S 80°E /. Abstract The annual cycle of current regimes in the tropical Indian Ocean (to 30°S and °E) is studied on the basis of long-term observations of the surface wind field, ship drift measurements of surface currents, and subsurface temperature and salinity casts to dbar depth.

Abstract In this paper, we review observations, theory and model results on the monsoon circulation of the Indian Ocean. We begin with a general overview, discussing wind-stress forcing fields and their anomalies, climatological distributions of stratification, mixed-layer depths, altimetric sea-level distributions, and seasonal circulation patterns (Section 2).

The monsoon of South Asia is among several geographically distributed global affects the Indian subcontinent, where it is one of the oldest and most anticipated weather phenomena and an economically important pattern every year from June through September, but it is only partly understood and notoriously difficult to predict.

Several theories have been. Mozambique Current, Madagascar Current. Agulhas Current: These are all warm currents in the Indian Ocean. The south Equatorial Current after receiving the Western Australian Drift is split into two currents by the Madagascar Island, namely Mozambique Current and the Madagascar Current which combine together at the Cape of : Cholan.

On OctoRobert Kaplan visited the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs to discuss his new book, "Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power." Kaplan. The monsoon currents are the seasonally reversing, open-ocean currents that flow between the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, the two wings of the north Indian Ocean.

Throughout the last few thousand years the mariners and trade routes of the Indian Ocean have moved to a unique rhythm based upon the prevailing seasonal weather patterns. These are known individually as a monsoon, derived from the Arabic mawsim, meaning a fixed time of year.

Two main monsoons can be identified: blowing from the north-east in the winter. Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work has appeared for /5(24).

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