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Volume 39 Number 4

December 2010

 

 

 

CONTENTS

 

EDITORIAL

467

Climate Change and Extreme Events in Weather

 

 

 

Special Issue on “Coastal Processes, Resources & Management”

 

 

471

PREFACE

 

 

473

ABOUT Dr. BABA

 

 

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

 

475

Variability of coastal ocean processes along the west coast of India;

A D Rao

 

 

485

Tidal propagation off the central west coast of India;

A S Unnikrishnan

 

 

489

Intra-seasonal variability of the coastal currents around India: A review of the evidences from new observations;

S S C Shenoi

 

 

497

Physical processes in the Gulf of Kachchh: A review;

P Vethamony & M T Babu

 

 

504

Measurement of salinity of Mandovi and Zuari estuarine waters from OCM data;
Harilal B Menon & Nutan P Sangekar

 

 

509

Wave refraction and energy patterns in the vicinity of Gangavaram, east coast of India;
K V S R Prasad, S V V Arun Kumar, Ch. Venkata Ramu & K V K R K Patnaik

516

Impact of global warming on cyclonic storms over north Indian Ocean;

M R Ramesh Kumar & S Sankar

 

 

521

Coastal erosion and mitigation methods – Global state of art;
Arkal Vittal Hegde

 

 

531

Tsunami wave propagation in the Arabian Sea and its implications on run-up/inundation characteristics along the Kerala coast;

N P Kurian & S S Praveen

 

 

541

GIS based spatial distribution of environmental parameters at selected locations along the coastline of the country;

S Rajakumari, B R Subramanian & T Balasubramanian

 

 

549

Coastal geomorphology and tsunami hazard scenario along the Kachchh coast, western India;

S B Shukla, S P Prizomwala, V Ukey, Nilesh Bhatt & L S Chamyal

 

 

557

Coastal geomorphic features around Indian Ocean;

P Nag

 

 

562

Relationship between heavy mineral placer deposits and hinterland rocks of southern Kerala: A new approach for source-to-sink link from the chemistry of garnets;

G R Ravindra Kumar & C Sreejith

 

 

572

Marine sand resources in the south-west continental shelf of India;

P V Sukumaran, E Unnikrishnan, A V Gangadharan, B Zaheer, N M Abdulla,
K Kumaran, K V Ramachandran, S V Hegde, N Maran, K K Bhat, M K Rao,
A C Dinesh, C Jayaprakash, P Praveen Kumar, N M Shareef & C V Gopalan

 

 

579

Dynamic pressure and run-up on curved seawalls compared with vertical wall under cnoidal waves;

V Sundar & K V Anand

 

 

589

Artificial neural networks in coastal and ocean engineering;

M C Deo

 

 

597

Impact of port development on the coastline and the need for protection;

M D Kudale

 

 

605

Reliability based design method for coastal structures in shallow seas;
B Prasad Kumar

616

Modelling of coastal ocean environment for underwater surveillance;
C V K Prasada Rao

 

 

623

Geomorphology for Integrated Coastal Zone Management: A theoretical approach with examples from Kerala, India;

Srikumar Chattopadhyay

 

 

631

Role of oceanography in naval defence;

J Swain, P A Umesh & M Harikrishnan

 

 

646

Annual Author Index 2010

 

 

649

Annual Keyword Index 2010