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  1. Trott, C.B., and B. Subrahmanyam (2020). Satellite Data Analysis of the Upper Ocean Response to Hurricane Dorian (2019) in the North Atlantic Ocean, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Senisng Letters, Doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2020.3032062.
  2. Roman-Stork, H.L., and B. Subrahamnyam (2020).  The Impact of Cyclone Amphan (2020) on Southwest Monsoon onset and Preconditioning, Remote Senisng (in review).
  3. Shoup, C. G., H.L. Roman-Stork, and B. Subrahmanyam (2020). Analysis of Coupled Oceanic and Atmospheric Preconditioning for Primary Madden-Julian Oscillation Events, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans (in review).
  4. Subrahmanyam, B., H. L. Roman-Stork, V.S.N. Murty (2020). Response of the Bay of Bengal to 3-7-day Synoptic Oscillations during the Southwest monsoon of 2019, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125, e2020JC016200.
  5. Nichols, R.E., B. Subrahmanyam, and A. Arguez (2020). Recent Variability in the Arctic Ocean and Subarctic seas, Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Science,
  6. Brokaw, R.J., B. SubrahmanyamTrott, C.B., A. Chaigneau (2019). Eddy Surface Characteristics and Vertical Structure in the Gulf of Mexico from Satellite Observations and Model Simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015538.
  7. Roman-Stork, H.L., B. Subrahamnyam, C.B. Trott (2019). Monitoring of Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations in the Indian Ocean using Satellite derived Sea Surface Height and Sea Surface Salinity, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125, e2019JC015891.
  8. Roman-Stork, H.L., B. Subrahamnyam, V.S.N. Murty (2019). The Role of salinity in the Southeastern Arabian Sea in Determining Monsoon Onset and Strength, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125,
  9. Nichols, R.E., B. Subrahmanyam (2019). Estimation of Surface Freshwater Fluxes from the Arctic Ocean using Satellite derived Salinity, Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Science, volume 2, issue 4, pp 247-259. 
  10. Roman-Stork, H.L., B. Subrahamnyam, C.B. Trott (2019). Mesoscale Eddy Variability and its Linkage to Deep Convection over the Bay of Bengal using Satellite Altimetric Observations, Advances in Space Research,
  11. Trott, C.B*., B. SubrahmanyamH. L. Roman-Stork, V.S.N. Murty, and C. Gnanaseelan and (2019). Variability of Intraseasonal Oscillationsand Synoptic Signals in Sea Surface Salinity in the Bay of Bengal, Journal of Climate,
  12. Roman-Stork, H.L., B. Subrahamnyam, V.S.N. Murty (2019). Quasi-biweekly Oscillations in the Bay of Bengal in Observations and Model Simulations, Deep-Sea Research,
  13. Shoup, C.G., B. Subrahmanyam, H. L. Roman-Stork (2019). Madden-Julian Oscillation-Induced Sea Surface Salinity Variability as Detected in Satellite Derived Salinity, Geophysical Research Letters, 46.
  14. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, and J.F. Shriver (2019). Large Scale Fresh and Salt Water Exchanges in the Indian Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans,
  15. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam (2019). Detection of Intraseasonal Oscillations in the Bay of Bengal using Altimetry, Atmospheric Science Letters, e920.
  16. Brokaw, R.J*., B. Subrahmanyam, S.L. Morey (2019). Loop Current and Eddy-Driven Salinity Variability in the Gulf of Mexico, Geophysical Research Letters, 46.
  17. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam, E.S. Nyadjro (2019). Influence of mesoscale features on Mixed Layer Dynamics in the Arabian Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124,
  18. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam, A. Chaigneau, and H. L. Roman-Stork (2019). Eddy-induced Temperature and salinity Variability in the Arabian Sea, Geophysical Research Letters, 46. doi:10.1029/2018GL081605. 
  19. Paris, M.L., B. Subrahmanyam, C.B. Trott, and VSN Murty (2019. Influence of ENSO events on the Agulhas Leakage Region, Remote Sensing in Earth Science Systems, 10.1007/s41976-018-0007-z.
  20. Ferster, B.S., B. Subrahmanyam, and A. Arguez (2019). Recent Changes in Southern Ocean Circulation and Climate, IEEE Geoscience Remote Sensing Letters, 10.1109/LGRS.2018.2880589.
  21. Ferster, B.S., B. Subrahmanyam, I. Fukumori, E.S. Nyadjro (2018). Variability of Southern Ocean Transports, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48, DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-18-0055.1, 2,667-2,688.
  22. Subrahmanyam, B. C.B. Trott, V.S.N. Murty (2018). Detection of Intraseasonal Oscillations in SMAP salinity in the Bay of Bengal, Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1029/2018GL078662, 7,057-7,065.
  23. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam, A. Chaigneau, and T. Delcroix (2018). Eddy Tracking in the Northwestern Indian Ocean during Southwest Monsoon Regimes, Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1029/2018GL078381, 6,594-6,602.
  24. Ferster, B.S., B. Subrahmanyam (2018). A Comparison of Satellite-derived Sea Surface Salinity and Salt Fluxes in the Southern Ocean, Remote Sensing in Earth System Science, doi: 10.1007/s41976-018-001-5.
  25. Ferster, B.S., B. Subrahmanyam, and A. Macdonald (2018). Confirmation of ENSO-Southern Ocean Teleconnections using Satellite-Derived SST, Remote Sensing, 10, 331, doi:10.3390/rs10020331.
  26. Paris, M.L., and B. Subrahmanyam (2018). Role of El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events on Temperature and Salinity Variability in the Agulhas Leakage Region, Remote Sensing, 10, 127, doi:10.3390/rs10010127.
  27. D'Addezio, J.M., and B. Subrahmanyam (2018). Evidence of organized Intraseasonal Convection linked to Ocean Dynamics in the Seychelles-Chagos Thermocline Ridge, Climate Dynamics,
  28. Centurioni, L.R. et al. (2017). Northern Arabian Sea Circulation-Autonomous Research (NASCar), A Research initiative based on Autonomous Sensors, Oceanography, 78-91.
  29. Burns, J.M., B. Subrahmanyam, and V.S.N. Murty (2017). On the Dynamics of the Sri Lanka Dome, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JC012986.
  30. Trott, C.B., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty (2017).  Variability in the Somali Current and eddies during the Southwest Monsoon regimes, Dynamics of Atmosphere and Oceans, 79, 43-55.
  31. Corbett, C.M., B. Subrahmanyam, B. S. Giese (2017). A comparison of sea surface salinity in the equatorial Pacific Ocean during the 1997-98, 2012-13, and 2014-15 ENSO events, Climate Dynamics, doi 10.1007/s00382-017-3527-y.
  32. Melzer, B.A., and B. Subrahmanyam (2017). Decadal Changes in Salinity in the Oceanic Subtropical Gyres, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, pp 1-19, doi:10.1002/2016JC012243.
  33. Melzer, B.A., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Evaluation of GRACE Mascon Gravity Solution in relation to interannual Oceanic Water Mass Variations, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vo. 55, 2, 907-914.
  34. Corbett, C.M., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016).  Validation of Satellite Derived Salinity in the Equatorial Pacific with Specific Emphasis on the 2014-15 ENSO Event, IEEE Geoscience Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 13, 12, 1979-1983.
  35. Burns, J.M., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Variability of the Seychelles-Chagos Thermocline Ridge dynamics in connection with ENSO and Indian Ocean Dipole, IEEE Geoscience Remote Sensing Letters, Vol 13, 12, 2019-2023.
  36. Burns, J.M., B. Subrahmanyam, E.S. Nyadjro, and V.S.N. Murty (2016). Tropical Cyclone Activity over the Southwest Tropical Indian Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011992.
  37. Nyadjro, E.S., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Indian Ocean Salinity Fronts observed by SMOS, Remote Sensing of Environmentdoi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.049.
  38. D'Addezio, J.M., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Role of Salinity on the interannual variability of the Seychelles-Chagos thermocline ridge, Remote Sensing of Environmentdoi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.051. 
  39. D'Addezio, J.M., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Sea surface salinity variability in the Agulhas Current Region inferred from SMOS and Aquarius, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.006.
  40. Melzer, B.A., B. Subrahmanyam (2015). Investigating Decadal Changes in Sea Surface Salinity in Oceanic Subtropical Gyres, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 7631–7638, doi:10.1002/2015GL065636.
  41. D'Addezio, J.M., B. Subrahmanyam, E.S. Nyadjro, and V.S.N. Murty (2015). Seasonal Variability of Salinity and Salt Transports in the North Indian Ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 45, No. 7.  1947-1966.
  42. Felton, C.S., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, and J.F. Shriver (2014). Estimation of the Barrier Layer thickness in the Indian Ocean using Aquarius salinity Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, doi:10.1022013JC009759.
  43. Nyadjro, E.S., and B. Subrahmanyam (2014). SMOS salinity mission reveals salinity structure of the Indian Ocean Dipole, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol 11,9, 1564-1568.
  44. Grunseich, G., B. Subrahmanyam, and Bin Wang (2013). Aquarius Salinity observations detect the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-6, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058173
  45. Felton, C.S., B. Subrahmanyam,V.S.N. Murty (2013). ENSO Modulated cyclogenesis over the Bay of Bengal, Journal of Climate, 26, 9806-9818.
  46. Nyadjro, E.S., and B. Subrahmanyam, and B.S. Giese (2013). Variability of Salt flux in the Indian Ocean during 1960-2008, Remote Sensing of Environment, 134, 175-193.
  47. Grunseich, G., B. Subrahmanyam (2013). Detection of the Madden-Julian Oscillation from satellite altimetry, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10, 441-445.
  48. Nyadjro, E.S., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, J.F. Shriver (2012). Role of Salinity on the dynamics of the Arabian Sea Mini Warm Pool, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, doi: 10.1029/2012JC007978.
  49. Nienhaus, M.S., and B. Subrahmanyam, and V.S.N. Murty (2012). Altimetric Observations of Coastal Kelvin Waaves in the Bay of Bengal, OSTM/Jason-2 special issue, Marine Geodesy,35, 190-216.
  50. Subrahmanyam, B., G. Grunseich, E.S. Nyadjro (2012). Preliminary SMOS salinity measurements and validation in the Indian Ocean, IEEE Transcations Geoscience and Remote Sensing, volume 50, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2199122.
  51. Grunseich, G., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, and B. S. Giese (2011). Sea Surface Salinity Variability during the Indian Ocean Dipole and ENSO Events in the Tropical Indian Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2011JC007456.
  52. Grunseich, G., B. Subrahmanyam, A. Arguez (2011). Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Sea Surface Salinity in the Indian Ocean, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 38, L17605, doi:10.1029/2011GL049047.
  53. Nyadjro, E.S., B. Subrahmanyam, and J.F. Shriver (2011). Seasonal Variability of Salt Transport during the Indian Ocean Monsoons, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, doi:10.1029/2011JC006993.
  54. Subrahmanyam, B., V.S.N. Murty, D. Heffner (2011). Interannual variability of sea surface salinity in the equatorial Indian Ocean, Remote Sensing of the Environment, 115, 944-956.
  55. Nyadjro, E.S., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, J.F. Shriver (2010). Salt Transports in the near-surface layer in the Monsoon-influensed Indian ocean using HYCOM", Geophysical Research Letters, 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL044127.
  56. Gierach, M.M., B. Subrahmanyam, A. Samelsen, and K. Ueyoshi**(2009). Hurricane driven alterations in plankton community size structure in the Gulf of Mexico: A modelling study Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 36, doi:10.1029/2009GL037414.
  57. Gierach, M.M., B. Subrahmanyam, P.G. Thoppil (2009). Physical and Biological Responses to Hurricane Katrina (2005) in a 1/25° nested Gulf of Mexico HYCOM, Journal of Marine Systems, Vol 78, 168-179.
  58. Subrahmanyam, B., D.M. Heffner, D. Cromwell, J.F. Shriver, (2009). Detection of Rossby Waves in Mult-parameters in Multi-mission Satellite Observations and HYCOM simulations in the Indian Ocean, Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 6, 1293-1303.
  59. Cadden, D.D.H, R. Styles, and B. Subrahmanyam (2009). Estimates of Geostrophic Surafce Currents in the South Atlantic Bight, Marine Geodesy, volume 32, 3, doi:10.1080/01490410903094908.
  60. Cadden, D.D.H., B.Subrahmanyam, D.P. Chambers, and V.S.N. Murty (2009). Surface and Subsurface Geostrophic Current Variability in the Indian Ocean From Altimetry, Marine Geodesy, 32:19-29.
  61. Heffner, D.M., B. Subrahmanyam, J.F. Shriver, and J.F. Blundell (2008). Indian Ocean Rossby waves detected in HYCOM sea surface salinity, Geophysical. Research Letters, 35, L03605, doi:10.1029/2007GL032760.
  62. Gierach, M.M., B. Subrahmanyam (2008). Biophysical Responses of the Upper Ocean to Major Gulf of Mexico Hurricanes in 2005, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, doi:10.1029/2007JC004419.
  63. Subrahmanyam, B., K. Ueyoshi, J.M. Morrison (2008). Sensitivity of the Indian Ocean Circulation to Phytoplankton forcing using an ocean model, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.05.021.
  64. Gierach, M.M., B. Subrahmanyam (2007). Global oceancolor and phytoplankton, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society (BAMS), State of Climate in 2006, S43-S45.
  65. Gierach, M.M., B. Subrahmanyam (2007). Satellite Data Analysis of the upper response to the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005) in the Gulf of Mexico, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 4, 132-136.
  66. Maza, M., G. Voulgaris, B. Subrahmanyam (2006). Subtidal Inner shelf currents off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Colombia, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, 21606, doi:10.1029/2006GL027324, 2006.
  67. Nakamoto, S., S. Prasanna Kumar, J.M. Oberhuber, K. Muneyama, K. Ueyoshi, B. Subrahmanyam, K. Nakata, C.A. Lai, R. Frouin (2006). Potential feedback mechanism between phytoplankton and upper ocean environment through radiative transfer process influenced by heat release by phytoplankton Numerical Ocean General Circulation Models and an Analytical Solution, Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Ocean and Adjacent Landmasses, Elsevier Oceanography Series 73, Edited by H. Kawahata and Y. Awaya., Chapter 11, 255-272.  ISBN: 0-444-52948-9.
  68. Ueyoshi, K., R. Frouin, S. Nakamoto, B. Subrahmanyam (2005). Sensitivity of equatorial Pacific Ocean circulation to solar radiation absorbed by Phytoplankton, Remote Sensing of the Coastal Environment, Edited by Frouin, Robert J.; Babin, Marcel; Sathyendranath, Shubha. Proceedings of the International society for optics and Photonics (SPIE), Volume 5885, pp. 206-216, doi: 10.1117/12.621424.
  69. Subrahmanyam, B., V.S.N. Murty, R.J. Sharp, and J.J. O'Brien (2005). Air-Sea Coupling during the tropical cyclones in the Indian Ocean - a case study using satellite observations, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 162, 1643-1672, 2005.
  70. Murty, V.S.N., B. Subrahmanyam, V. Tilvi, and J. J. O'Brien (2004). A new technique for the estimation of Sea Surface Salinity in the tropical Indian Ocean from OLR, Journal of Geophysical Research., 109, doi:10.1029/2003JC001928, 2004.
  71. Maghanani, V., B. Subrahmanyam, L. Xie, and J. Morrison (2003). Numerical simulation of seasonal and interannual Indian Ocean Upper layer circulation using MICOM. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, doi:10.1029/2002JC001567, 33-1 to 33-21.
  72. Shi, W., B. Subrahmanyam, J.Morrison (2002): Estimation of heat and Salt variability in the Indian Ocean from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 3214, doi:10.1029/2001JC001244, 7-1 to 7-15.
  73. Subrahmanyam, B., K.H. Rao, N. Srinivasa Rao, V.S.N. Murty, R.J. Sharp (2002). Influence of a tropical cyclone on Chlorophyll-a concentration in the Arabian Sea, Geophys. Res. Letts, 29, 22, 1-4. 
  74. Murty, V.S.N., B. Subrahmanyam, M.S.S. Sarma, V. Tilvi, and V. Ramesh Babu (2002). Estimation of Sea Surface Salinity in the Bay of Bengal using Outgoing Longwave Radiation, Geophysical Research Letters., Vol. 29, 16, 11-1 to 11-4.  
  75. Tilberg, C.E., B. Subrahmanyam, and J. J. O'Brien (2002): Ocean color variability in the Tasman Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 10, 125-1 to 125-4.
  76. Maghanani, V., J. Morrison, L. Xie, and B. Subrahmanyam (2002): Heat Budget of the Indian Ocean estimated from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry and Model simulations. Deep-Sea Research Part-II, 49, 1459-1480.
  77. Subrahmanyam, B. I.S. Robinson, J.R. Blundell, P.G. Challenor (2001). Indian Ocean Rossby waves observed in TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data and Model simulations. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22, 141-167.
  78. Subrahmanyam, B., and I.S. Robinson (2000). Sea Surface Height variability in the Indian Ocean from TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetry and Model simulations. Marine Geodesy, 23, 167-195.
  79. Murty, V.S.N., B. Subrahmanyam, L.V. Gangadhra Rao, and G.V Reddyi (1998). Seasonal variation of sea surface temperature in the Bay of Bengal during 1992 as derived from NOAA-AVHRR SST data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 98, 2361-2372.
  80. Subrahmanyam, B., V. Ramesh Babu, V.S.N. Murty, and L.V.G. Rao (1996). Surface circulation off Somalia and western equatorial Indian Ocean during summer monsoon of 1998 from GEOSAT altimeter data. International Journal of Remote Sensing,17, 761-770.
  81. Subrahmanyam, B., V.S.N. Murty, and L.V.G. Rao (1994). Short-Term Variability of Sea surface Heat Budget of the East Central Arabian Sea during November, 1992. Mahasagar, 27, 2, 79-87.


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