Bay of Bengal

Monsoon Buoy

R.V. Sagar Nidhi and Monsoon Buoy
Photo courtesy Sri Sean Patrick Whelan

Atmospheric Forcing and the Structure and Evolution of the Upper Ocean in the Bay of Bengal


The buoy is equipped with two identical ASIMet systems, each with an Iridium modem that transmits hourly averages of ASIMet data in near-real time, with data updating every 4 hours.

See the mooring diagram for details on instrumentation and the mooring log for more information on the deployment.

Page updated: January 29, 2015