"Can anomalies in the monsoonal oceanic circulation of the Indian Ocean induce large-scale climatic variations such as ENSO?"



- Why study the Indian Ocean?

- What has been done?

- What do observations show?

- Which questions remain?


I. Firts tests with a Shallow-Water Model

1) Description of the model

2) Initial Kelvin Wave at the Equator

3) Simple Wind Forcing

4) FSU pseudo-stress forcing


II. Follow-up of the research

1) OGCM results (OCCAM)

2) Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model

3) Further Observations (Sea Level, ... )