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Changes in the Coastal and Marine Environments

  • S. N. de Sousa
  • Ahsan Uddin Ahmed
  • M. D. Kumar
  • T. G. Jagtap
  • S. Sardessai
  • A. Hassan

Abstract

The Indian Ocean is bounded in the north by the Asian landmass at much lower latitudes. Presence of this massive landmass in the north deprives the Indian Ocean of the deep convection centres of the northern hemisphere, thus affecting the renewal and circulation of its deep waters. Consequently,the deep circulation in the northern Indian Ocean depends largely on advection of waters from the south.

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Indian Ocean Coral Reef North Indian Ocean Northern Indian Ocean Bengal Basin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. de Sousa
    • 1
  • Ahsan Uddin Ahmed
    • 2
  • M. D. Kumar
    • 3
  • T. G. Jagtap
    • 3
  • S. Sardessai
    • 3
  • A. Hassan
    • 4
  1. 1.Goa State Pollution Control BoardGoaIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Global Change (CGC)DhakaBangladesh
  3. 3.National Institute of Ocenography Dona PaulaGoaIndia
  4. 4.Center for Environmental Geographic Information Services (CEGIS)DhakaBangladesh

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