Understanding the Indian Ocean system: past, present and future (BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)(BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)
Understanding the Indian Ocean system: past, present and future (BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)(BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): Hermann Bange, Raleigh Hood, Viviane Menezes, Colin W. Devey, and Markus Meier Special issue jointly organized between Biogeosciences, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Ocean Science, and Solid Earth
The last 50 years have enabled significant progress in our ability to describe and model both the oceanic and atmospheric environments of the Indian Ocean and their interactions with the sea floor and coastal regimes. However, our understanding of the major processes of the Indian Ocean is still far from complete and is rudimentary in many respects. This SI compiles various synthesis articles about the recent results of the 2nd International Indian Ocean Expedition Program (IIOE-2: https://iioe-2.incois.gov.in/). The synthesis articles will review and highlight results of physical, biogeochemical, ecological, geological, coastal and atmospheric studies from all parts of the Indian Ocean. Moreover, the SI will serve to illustrate some of the key questions that are relevant for future research on the grand challenges in the Indian Ocean system.

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23 May 2022
Atmospheric gas-phase composition over the Indian Ocean
Susann Tegtmeier, Christa Marandino, Yue Jia, Birgit Quack, and Anoop S. Mahajan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 6625–6676, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-6625-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-6625-2022, 2022
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04 Jan 2022
Plastics in the Indian Ocean – sources, transport, distribution, and impacts
Charitha Pattiaratchi, Mirjam van der Mheen, Cathleen Schlundt, Bhavani E. Narayanaswamy, Appalanaidu Sura, Sara Hajbane, Rachel White, Nimit Kumar, Michelle Fernandes, and Sarath Wijeratne
Ocean Sci., 18, 1–28, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1-2022, 2022
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26 Nov 2021
Progress in understanding of Indian Ocean circulation, variability, air–sea exchange, and impacts on biogeochemistry
Helen E. Phillips, Amit Tandon, Ryo Furue, Raleigh Hood, Caroline C. Ummenhofer, Jessica A. Benthuysen, Viviane Menezes, Shijian Hu, Ben Webber, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, Deepak Cherian, Emily Shroyer, Ming Feng, Hemantha Wijesekera, Abhisek Chatterjee, Lisan Yu, Juliet Hermes, Raghu Murtugudde, Tomoki Tozuka, Danielle Su, Arvind Singh, Luca Centurioni, Satya Prakash, and Jerry Wiggert
Ocean Sci., 17, 1677–1751, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1677-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1677-2021, 2021
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23 Nov 2021
Reviews and syntheses: Physical and biogeochemical processes associated with upwelling in the Indian Ocean
Puthenveettil Narayana Menon Vinayachandran, Yukio Masumoto, Michael J. Roberts, Jenny A. Huggett, Issufo Halo, Abhisek Chatterjee, Prakash Amol, Garuda V. M. Gupta, Arvind Singh, Arnab Mukherjee, Satya Prakash, Lynnath E. Beckley, Eric Jorden Raes, and Raleigh Hood
Biogeosciences, 18, 5967–6029, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5967-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5967-2021, 2021
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13 Sep 2021
Reviews and syntheses: Trends in primary production in the Bay of Bengal – is it at a tipping point?
Carolin R. Löscher
Biogeosciences, 18, 4953–4963, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4953-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4953-2021, 2021
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18 Jun 2021
Ideas and perspectives: Ushering the Indian Ocean into the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (UNDOSSD) through marine ecosystem research and operational services – an early career's take
Kumar Nimit
Biogeosciences, 18, 3631–3635, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3631-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3631-2021, 2021
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04 Dec 2020
Reviews and syntheses: Present, past, and future of the oxygen minimum zone in the northern Indian Ocean
Tim Rixen, Greg Cowie, Birgit Gaye, Joaquim Goes, Helga do Rosário Gomes, Raleigh R. Hood, Zouhair Lachkar, Henrike Schmidt, Joachim Segschneider, and Arvind Singh
Biogeosciences, 17, 6051–6080, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-6051-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-6051-2020, 2020
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