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Journal publications:

47. Weller, R. A., Farrar, J. T., Seo, H., Prend, C., Sengupta, D., Lekha, J. S., ... and Venkatesan, R. (2019). Moored Observations of the Surface Meteorology and Air–Sea Fluxes in the Northern Bay of Bengal in 2015. Journal of Climate, 32(2), 549-573.
46. Jampana V., M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, E.A. D Asaro, H. Rahaman, S. Joseph and D. Chaudhuri (2018). Shear flow instabilities and unstable events over the North Bay of Bengal, J. Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi:10.1029/2017JC013272..
45. Sree Lekha J., J.M. Buckley, A. Tandon and D. Sengupta (2018). Subseasonal dispersal of freshwater in the northern Bay of Bengal in the 2013 summer monsoon season, J. Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(9), 6330-6348.
44. Chakrabarti, R., Mondal, S., Acharya, S. S., Lekha, J. S., & Sengupta, D. (2018). Submarine groundwater discharge derived strontium from the Bengal Basin traced in Bay of Bengal water samples. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 4383.
43. Sherin, C. K., Sarma, V.V.S.S., Rao, G.D., Viswanadham, R., Omand, R.R., Murty, V.S.N. (2018). New to total primary production ratio (f-ratio) in the Bay of Bengal using isotopic composition of suspended particulate organic carbon and nitrogen, Deep-Sea Res., doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2018.06.002.
42. Jose, S., Roy, A., Bale, R., Iyer, K., & Govindarajan, R. (2018). Optimal energy growth in a stably stratified shear flow. Fluid Dynamics Research, 50(1), 011421.
41. Ramesh Kumar, Rachel T Pinker, Simi Mathew, Venkatesan R, Chen Wang (2017). Evaluation of radiative fluxes over the north Indian Ocean, Theoretical and Applied Climatology. Doi: 10.1007/s00704-017-2141-6.
40. Varma D. and M. Mathur (2017). Internal wave resonant triads in finite-depth non uniform stratifications. J. Fluid Mech., 824, 286-311.
39. Gordon L. A., E. Shroyer & V. S. N. Murty (2017). An Intrathermocline Eddy and a tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/srep46218
38. Ravichandran, S., & Govindarajan, R. (2017). Vortex-dipole collapse induced by droplet inertia and phase change. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 832, 745-776.
37. Tripathi, M. K., Premlata, A., Sahu, K. C., & Govindarajan, R. (2017). Two initially spherical bubbles rising in quiescent liquid. Physical Review Fluids, 2(7), 073601.
36. Prakash K.R., V. Pant (2017). Upper oceanic response to tropical cyclone Phailin in the Bay of Bengal using a coupled atmosphere-ocean model, Ocean Dynamics, 67, 51-64, doi:10.1007/s10236-016-1020-5.
35. Parampil, S. R., Bharathraj, G. N., Harrison, M., & Sengupta, D. (2016). Observed subseasonal variability of heat flux and the SST response of the tropical Indian Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(10), 7290-7307.
34. Mathur, M., Carter, G. S., & Peacock, T. (2016). Internal tide generation using Green function analysis: to WKB or not to WKB?. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46(7), 2157-216
33. Sengupta, D., Bharath Raj, G. N., Ravichandran, M., Sree Lekha, J., & Papa, F. (2016). Near-surface salinity and stratification in the north Bay of Bengal from moored observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(9), 4448-4456.
32. Wijesekera, H., E. Shroyer, A. Tandon, M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, S. Jinadasa, H. Fernando, N. Agrawal, K. Arulananthan, G. Bhat, M. Baumgartner, J. Buckley, L. Centurioni, P. Conry, J. Farrar, A. Gordon, V. Hormann, E. Jarosz, T. Jensen, S. Johnston, M. Lankhorst, C. Lee, L. Leo, I. Lozovatsky, A. Lucas, J. Mackinnon, A. Mahadevan, J. Nash, M. Omand, H. Pham, R. Pinkel, L. Rainville, S. Ramachandran, D. Rudnick, S. Sarkar, U. Send, R. Sharma, H. Simmons, K. Stafford, L. St. Laurent, K. Venayagamoorthy, R. Venkatesan, W. Teague, D. Wang, A. Waterhouse, R. Weller, and C. Whalen (2016). ASIRI: An Ocean- Atmosphere Initiative for Bay of Bengal. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00197.1.
31. Tripathi, M. K., Sahu, K. C., & Govindarajan, R. (2015). Dynamics of an initially spherical bubble rising in quiescent liquid. Nature Communications, 6, 6268.
30. Ravichandran, S., & Govindarajan, R. (2015). Caustics and clustering in the vicinity of a vortex. Physics of Fluids (1994-present), 27(3), 033305.
29. Pant, V., M. S. Girishkumar, T. V. S. Udaya Bhaskar,M. Ravichandran, F. Papa, V. P. Thangaprakash (2015). Observed interannual variability of near-surface salinity in the Bay of Bengal, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JC010340
28. D. Sengupta, A. Tandon, E. Shroyer and M. Ravichandran (2015) D. Sengupta, A. Tandon, E. Shroyer and M. Ravichandran (2015). The OMM-ASIRI Initiative in the Bay of Bengal. CLIVAR Exchanges, 19(3), 35-37.
27. Sahu, K. C., & Govindarajan, R. (2014). Instability of a free-shear layer in the vicinity of a viscosity-stratified layer. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 752, 626-648.
26. Prakash K.R. and Vimlesh Pant (2016). Upper oceanic response to tropical cyclone Phailin in the Bay of Bengal using a coupled atmosphere-ocean model , Ocean Dynamicsg, doi:10.1007/s10236-016-1020-5, pp 1-14. Article-
25. Mahadevan, A., T. Paluszkiewicz, M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, and A. Tandon. 2016. Introduction to the special issue on the Bay of Bengal: From monsoons to mixing. , Oceanography 29(2):14-17, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.34. Article
24. Goswami, B.N., S.A. Rao, D. Sengupta, and S. Chakravorty. 2016. Monsoons to mixing in the Bay of Bengal: Multiscale air-sea interactions and monsoon predictability. , Oceanography 29(2):18-27, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.35. Article
23. Weller, R.A., J.T. Farrar, J. Buckley, S. Mathew, R. Venkatesan, J. Sree Lekha, D. Chaudhuri, N. Suresh Kumar, and B. Praveen Kumar. 2016. Air-sea interaction in the Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):28-37, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.36. Article
22. Chowdary, J.S., G. Srinivas, T.S. Fousiya, A. Parekh, C. Gnanaseelan, H. Seo, and J.A. MacKinnon. 2016. Representation of Bay of Bengal upper-ocean salinity in general circulation models. , Oceanography 29(2):38-49, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.37. Article
21. MacKinnon, J.A., J.D. Nash, M.H. Alford, A.J. Lucas, J.B. Mickett, E.L. Shroyer, A.F. Waterhouse, A. Tandon, D. Sengupta, A. Mahadevan, M. Ravichandran, R. Pinkel, D.L. Rudnick, C.B. Whalen, M.S. Alberty, J. Sree Lekha, E.C. Fine, D. Chaudhuri, and G.L. Wagner. 2016. A tale of two spicy seas. , Oceanography 29(2):50-61, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.38. Article
20. Shroyer, E.L., D.L. Rudnick, J.T. Farrar, B. Lim, S.K. Venayagamoorthy, L.C. St. Laurent, A. Garanaik, and J.N. Moum. 2016. Modification of upper-ocean temperature structure by subsurface mixing in the presence of strong salinity stratification. , Oceanography 29(2):62-71, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.39. Article
19. Mahadevan, A., G. Spiro Jaeger, M. Freilich, M. Omand, E.L. Shroyer, and D. Sengupta. 2016. Freshwater in the Bay of Bengal: Its fate and role in air-sea heat exchange. , Oceanography 29(2):72-81, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.40., Article
18. Gordon, A.L., E.L. Shroyer, A. Mahadevan, D. Sengupta, and M. Freilich. 2016. Bay of Bengal: 2013 northeast monsoon upper-ocean circulation. , Oceanography 29(2):82-91, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.41. Article
17. Jensen, T.G., H.W. Wijesekera, E.S. Nyadjro, P.G. Thoppil, J.F. Shriver, K.K. Sandeep, and V. Pant. 2016. Modeling salinity exchanges between the equatorial Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):92-101, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.42. Article
16. Lee, C.M., S.U.P. Jinadasa, A. Anutaliya, L.R. Centurioni, H.J.S. Fernando, V. Hormann, M. Lankhorst, L. Rainville, U. Send, and H.W. Wijesekera. 2016. Collaborative observations of boundary currents, water mass variability, and monsoon response in the southern Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):102-111, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.43. Article
15. Wijesekera, H.W., W.J. Teague, E. Jarosz, D.W. Wang, T.G. Jensen, S.U.P. Jinadasa, H.J.S. Fernando, L.R. Centurioni, Z.R. Hallock, E.L. Shroyer, and J.N. Moum. 2016. Observations of currents over the deep southern Bay of Bengal—with a little luck. ,Oceanography 29(2):112-123, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.44. Article
14. Hormann, V., L.R. Centurioni, A. Mahadevan, S. Essink, E.A. D'Asaro, and B. Praveen Kumar. 2016. Variability of near-surface circulation and sea surface salinity observed from Lagrangian drifters in the northern Bay of Bengal during the waning 2015 southwest monsoon. , Oceanography 29(2):124-133, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.45. Article
13. Lucas, A.J., J.D. Nash, R. Pinkel, J.A. MacKinnon, A. Tandon, A. Mahadevan, M.M. Omand, M. Freilich, D. Sengupta, M. Ravichandran, and A. Le Boyer. 2016. Adrift upon a salinity-stratified sea: A view of upper-ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal during the southwest monsoon. , Oceanography 29(2):134-145, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.46. Article
12. Sarkar, S., H.T. Pham, S. Ramachandran, J.D. Nash, A. Tandon, J. Buckley, A.A. Lotliker, and M.M. Omand. 2016. The interplay between submesoscale instabilities and turbulence in the surface layer of the Bay of Bengal.,Oceanography 29(2):146-157, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.47. Article
11. Warner, S.J., J. Becherer, K. Pujiana, E.L. Shroyer, M. Ravichandran, V.P. Thangaprakash, and J.N. Moum. 2016. font color="BLUE"> Monsoon mixing cycles in the Bay of Bengal: A year-long subsurface mixing record. , Oceanography 29(2):158-169, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.48. Article
10. Jinadasa, S.U.P., I. Lozovatsky, J. Planella-Morato, J.D. Nash, J.A. MacKinnon, A.J. Lucas, H.W. Wijesekera, and H.J.S. Fernando. 2016 Ocean turbulence and mixing around Sri Lanka and in adjacent waters of the northern Bay of Bengal. , .Oceanography 29(2):170-179, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.49. Article
9. Johnston, T.M.S., D. Chaudhuri, M. Mathur, D.L. Rudnick, D. Sengupta, H.L. Simmons, A. Tandon, and R. Venkatesan. 2016. font color="BLUE"> Decay mechanisms of near-inertial mixed layer oscillations in the Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):180-191, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.50. Article
8. Sharma, R., N. Agarwal, A. Chakraborty, S. Mallick, J. Buckley, V. Shesu, and A. Tandon. 2016. , Large-scale air-sea coupling processes in the Bay of Bengal using space-borne observations. , Oceanography 29(2):192-201, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.51. Article
7. Thangaprakash, V.P., M.S. Girishkumar, K. Suprit, N. Suresh Kumar, D. Chaudhuri, K. Dinesh, A. Kumar, S. Shivaprasad, M. Ravichandran, J.T. Farrar, R. Sundar, and R.A. Weller. 2016. What controls seasonal evolution of sea surface temperature in the Bay of Bengal? Mixed layer heat budget analysis using moored buoy observations along 90°E. ,Oceanography 29(2):202-213, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.52., Article
6. Lotliker, A.A., M.M. Omand, A.J. Lucas, S.R. Laney, A. Mahadevan, and M. Ravichandran. 2016. color="BLUE"> Penetrative radiative flux in the Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):214-221, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.53., Article
5. Sarma, V.V.S.S., G.D. Rao, R. Viswanadham, C.K. Sherin, J. Salisbury, M.M. Omand, A. Mahadevan, V.S.N. Murty, E.L. Shroyer, M. Baumgartner, and K.M. Stafford. 2016. Effects of freshwater stratification on nutrients, dissolved oxygen, and phytoplankton in the Bay of Bengal. , Oceanography 29(2):222-231, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.54. Article
4. Bhat, G.S., and H.J.S. Fernando. 2016. , Remotely driven anomalous sea-air heat flux over the north Indian Ocean during the summer monsoon season. , Oceanography 29(2):232-241, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.55. Article
3. Tandon, A., E.A. D`Asaro, K.M. Stafford, D. Sengupta, M. Ravichandran, M. Baumgartner, R. Venkatesan, and T. Paluszkiewicz. 2016, Technological advancements in observing the upper ocean in the Bay of Bengal: Education and capacity building. , Oceanography 29(2):242-253, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.56. Article
2. Wijesekera, H., E. Shroyer, A. Tandon, M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, S. Jinadasa, H. Fernando, N. Agrawal, K. Arulananthan, G. Bhat, M. Baumgartner, J. Buckley, L. Centurioni, P. Conry, J. Farrar, A. Gordon, V. Hormann, E. Jarosz, T. Jensen, S. Johnston, M. Lankhorst, C. Lee, L. Leo, I. Lozovatsky, A. Lucas, J. Mackinnon, A. Mahadevan, J. Nash, M. Omand, H. Pham, R. Pinkel, L. Rainville, S. Ramachandran, D. Rudnick, S. Sarkar, U. Send, R. Sharma, H. Simmons, K. Stafford, L. St. Laurent, K. Venayagamoorthy, R. Venkatesan, W. Teague, D. Wang, A. Waterhouse, R. Weller, and C. Whalen, 2016, ASIRI: An Ocean- Atmosphere Initiative for Bay of Bengal. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00197.1, in press. Article
1. ["Peer-reviewed publication"] J. Lucas, E. L. Shroyer, H. W. Wijesekera, H. J. S. Fernando, E. D. Asaro, M. Ravichandran, S. U. P. Jinadasa, J. A. Mackinnon, J. D. Nash, R. Sharma, L. Centurioni, J. T. Farrar, R. Weller, R. Pinkel, A. Mahadevan, D. Sengupta, and A. Tandon, (2014), Mixing to Monsoons: Air-Sea Interactions in the Bay of Bengal, EOS, Vol. 95, No. 30, 29 July 2014. Article

In Press:

1. Ghaemsaidi S. J. and M. Mathur (2019). Three-dimensional small-scale instabilities of plane internal gravity waves, J. Fluid Mech., in press.

In Review:

4. Chaudhuri D., Debasis Sengupta, Eric D'Asaro, R. Venkatesan, M. Ravichandran (2019). Response of the salinity-stratified Bay of Bengal to cyclone Phailin. Journal of Physical Oceanography.
3. Thakur R., Emily L. Shroyer, Rama Govindarajan, J. Thomas Farrar, Robert A. Weller, James N. Moum (2019). Seasonality and Buoyancy Suppression of Turbulence in the Bay of Bengal. Geophysical Research Letters.
2. Navaneeth, K.N., M. V. Martin, Jossia Joseph, R. Venkatesan (2018). Contrasting upper ocean response of two intense cyclones in the Bay of Bengal. Deep Sea Research-1.
1. D'Asaro E., Praveen Kumar, B., Sureshkumar, N., Ravichandran, M. (2018). Widespread Cooling of the Bay of Bengal by Tropical Storm Roanu. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans.

Book:

1. R. Venkatesan, Amit Tandon, Eric A. D Asaro, and M. A. Atmanand (2018). Observing the Oceans in Real Time, Springer International Publishing. 323 pp.