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Response of oceanic cyclogenesis metrics for NARGIS cyclone: a case study

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2013
<mark>Journal</mark>Atmospheric Science Letters
Number of pages7
<mark>Original language</mark>English


In this study, variability of two oceanic cyclogenesis metrics, tropical cyclone heat potential (TCHP) and effective oceanic layer for cyclogenesis (EOLC) in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) during NARGIS cyclone is investigated. EOLC represents the geopotential thickness of near surface stratified layer forms because of the spread of low salinity waters due to fresh water influx from rivers and precipitation. Climatological fields of TCHP and EOLC reveal that NARGIS translated towards the region of higher EOLC as seen in the observations. A maximum daily sea surface cooling of 2 °C is observed along the right and rear side of NARGIS track.

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This is the publishers version of an article published in Atmospheric Science Letters, 14 (1), 2013. (c) Wiley Copyright  2013 Royal Meteorological Society