The monsoon and its variability

Gadgil, S. (Sulochana)

Modules / Lectures : Introduction to the Indian monsoon and its variability ; Background: Atmospheric pressure, temperature, rotating systems ; Tropical Convection and rainfall ; Basic System responsible for the monsoon ; Tropical Convergence Zones (TCZs) and the Indian monsoon ; Convection over the oceans ; Heat lows, TCZ, monsoonal regions ; Seasonal transitions, climatic clusters ; Intraseasonal variation ; Background-Tropical Oceans ; El Nino and Southern Oscillation (ENSO) ; Indian Ocean and the Monsoon ; Interannual variation of the Indian summer Monsoon rainfall ; Monsoon Variability, Agriculture and Economy ; Monsoon Prediction ; Concluding Remarks .

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National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

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