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What caused the May 2004 Arabian Sea cyclone

19 January 2011

As a first time for National Institute of Oceanography, Goa scientists, several sensors (satellite, land and air, buoys etc.) have been utilised to look at a cyclone by them. Each sensor has different resolution and capability as well as potential.

By complementing several sensors, the scientists — led by Dr. M. R. Ramesh Kumar, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography Division, had a holistic view of a cyclone. They looked at different parameters that affected the formation, track and intensification of the cyclone which formed in the Arabian Sea near the Kerala coast on May 5, 2004. The cyclone moved north-westward over the next few days before dissipating off the Sourashtra coast on May 9……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/article1103195.ece


Written by csirindia

January 20, 2011 at 5:56 am

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