Daily image: 29/6/16

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BoBBLE deployment: (a) rainfall (shaded; mm/day) and wind (vectors – see scale), with ship and glider sections (thick lines) and buoy locations (red and black circles). EEZ extent shown by red line. (b) salinity (shaded) and ocean currents (vectors – see … Continued

Daily image: 14/6/16

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The diurnal cycle of ocean temperature has a strong impact on the overlying atmosphere and can be measured accuratley by ocean gliders. Seven gliders will measurements in the Bay of Bengal during the BoBBLE field campaign in summer 2016. (From … Continued

Daily image: 13/6/16

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Surface salinity prediction for today from the Met Office Forecast Ocean Assimilation Model (FOAM). The Bay of Bengal has some of the strongest horizontal salinity gradients in the world, and is unique in the tropics. Very salty water enters the Bay … Continued

Daily image: 10/6/16

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The monsoon winds are picking up! Winds of more than 10 m/s are already blowing over the southern Bay of Bengal, and will continue to do so for the majority of the cruise – it’s going to be a rough … Continued

Daily image: 09/6/16

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BoBBLE deployment: (a) rainfall (shaded; mm/day) and wind (vectors – see scale), with ship and glider sections (thick lines) and buoy locations (red and black circles). EEZ extent shown by red line. (b) salinity (shaded) and ocean currents (vectors – see … Continued

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