Amit Tandon Publications

Submesoscale Processes at Shallow Salinity Fronts in the Bay of Bengal: Observations during the Winter Monsoon, Sanjiv Ramachandran and Amit Tandon and nine others, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48, 479-509, 2018,

[Book] Observing the Oceans in Real Time, Venkatesan, R., Tandon, A., D'Asaro, E., Atmanand, M.A. (Eds.), DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-66493-4, 323pp, 2018, Springer pub., 

Recent Trends in Ocean Observations, R. Venkatesan, Amit Tandon, Debasis Sengupta, K. N. Navaneeth, 3-13, book chapter in Observing the Oceans in Real Time, Venkatesan et al. eds. 2018.

The impact of vertical eddy viscosity parameterizations on forced submesoscale eddy-resolving simulations, Sonaljit Mukherjee, Sanjiv Ramachandran, Amit Tandon and Amala Mahadevan.Ocean Modelling, 105, 44-59, September 2016,

Technological Advancements in Observing the Upper Ocean in the Bay of Bengal: Education and Capacity Building. Tandon, A., E.A. D’Asaro, K.M. Stafford, D. Sengupta, M. Ravichandran, M. Baumgartner, R. Venkatesan, and T. Paluszkiewicz. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):242–253,

Introduction to the Special Issue on the Bay of Bengal: From Monsoons to Mixing.Mahadevan, A., T. Paluszkiewicz, M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, and A. Tandon. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):14–17,

The Interplay Between Submesoscale Instabilities and Turbulence in the Surface Layer of the Bay of Bengal. Sarkar, S., H.T. Pham, S. Ramachandran, J.D. Nash, A. Tandon, J. Buckley, A.A. Lotliker, and M.M. Omand. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):146–157,

Decay Mechanisms of Near-Inertial Mixed Layer Oscillations in the Bay of Bengal.Johnston, T.M.S., D. Chaudhuri, M. Mathur, D.L. Rudnick, D. Sengupta, H.L. Simmons, A. Tandon, and R. Venkatesan. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):180–191,

Large-Scale Air-Sea Coupling Processes in the Bay of Bengal Using Space-Borne Observations. Sharma, R., N. Agarwal, A. Chakraborty, S. Mallick, J. Buckley, V. Shesu, and A. Tandon. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):192–201,

Comparison of the simulated upper-ocean vertical structure using 1-dimensional mixed-layer models,  Sonaljit Mukherjee, Amit Tandon, Ocean Sci. Discussions,

A Tale of Two Spicy Seas, MacKinnon, J.A., J.D. Nash, M.H. Alford, A.J. Lucas, J.B. Mickett, E.L. Shroyer, A.F. Waterhouse, A. Tandon, D. Sengupta, A. Mahadevan, M. Ravichandran, R. Pinkel, D.L. Rudnick, C.B. Whalen, M.S. Alberty, J. Sreelekha, E.C. Fine, D. Chaudhuri, and G.L. Wagner. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):50–61,

Adrift Upon a Salinity-Stratified Sea: A View of Upper-Ocean Processes in the Bay of Bengal During the Southwest Monsoon. Lucas, A.J., J.D. Nash, R. Pinkel, J.A. MacKinnon, A. Tandon, A. Mahadevan, M.M. Omand, M. Freilich, D. Sengupta, M. Ravichandran, and A. Le Boyer. 2016. Oceanography 29(2):134–145,

ASIRI: An Ocean-Atmosphere Initiative for Bay of Bengal, by Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Emily Shroyer, Amit Tandon, M. Ravichandran, Debasis Sengupta and co-authors. DOI: Published Online: 14 March, 2016

The OMM-ASIRI Initiative in the Bay of Bengal by Debasis Sengupta , Amit Tandon, Emily Shroyer and M. Ravichandran. CLIVAR Exchanges No. 68, Vol. 19, No. 3, Nov 2015, p35-37

Evidence of enhanced double-diffusive convection below the main stream of the Kuroshio Extension by Takeyoshi Nagai, Ryuichiro Inoue, Amit Tandon, Hidekatsu Yamazaki, Volume 120, Issue 12 December 2015, Pages 8402–842

Majumder, S., A. Tandon, D. L. Rudnick, and J. Thomas Farrar, 2015, Near-inertial kinetic energy budget of the mixed layer and shear evolution in the transition layer in the Arabian Sea during the monsoons, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120,

Takeyoshi Nagai, Amit Tandon, Eric Kunze and Amala Mahadevan, Spontaneous generation of near-inertial waves by the Kuroshio Front,  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 2015.

Andrey Y. Shcherbina, Miles A. Sundermeyer, Eric Kunze, Eric D'Asaro, Gualtiero Badin, Daniel Birch, Anne-Marie E. G. Brunner-Suzuki, Jörn Callies, Brandy T. Kuebel Cervantes, Mariona Claret, Brian Concannon, Jeffrey Early, Raffaele Ferrari, Louis Goodman, Ramsey R. Harcourt, Jody M. Klymak, Craig M. Lee, M.-Pascale Lelong, Murray D. Levine, Ren-Chieh Lien, Amala Mahadevan, James C. McWilliams, M. JeroenMolemaker, Sonaljit Mukherjee, Jonathan D. Nash, Tamay Özgökmen, Stephen D. Pierce, SanjivRamachandran, Roger M. Samelson, Thomas B. Sanford, R. Kipp Shearman, Eric D. Skyllingstad, K. ShaferSmith, Amit Tandon, John R. Taylor, Eugene A. Terray, Leif N. Thomas, James R. Ledwell, The LatMix Summer Campaign: Submesoscale Stirring in the Upper Ocean. A part of AMS special collection “LatMix: Studies of Submesoscale Stirring and Mixing”

Sanjiv Ramachandran, Amit Tandon and Amala Mahadevan, Enhancement in vertical fluxes at a front by mesoscale-submesoscale coupling, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: OCEANS, Volume 119, Issue 12 (December 2014), pages 8495–8511

Robert A. Weller, Sudip Majumder, Amit Tandon, Diurnal Restratification Events in the Southeast Pacific Trade Wind Regime, 2569-2587, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume 44, Issue 9 (September 2014).

A. J. Lucas, E. L. Shroyer, H. W. Wijesekera, H. J. S. Fernando, E. D'Asaro, M. Ravichandran, S. U. P. Jinadasa, J. A. MacKinnon, J. D. Nash,R. Sharma, L. Centurioni, J. T. Farrar,R. Weller, R. Pinkel, A. Mahadevan, D. Sengupta and A. Tandon, Mixing to Monsoons: Air-Sea Interactions in the Bay of Bengal. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union Volume 95, Issue 30, pages 269–270, 29 July 2014.

Rocha, Cesar B., A. Tandon, I. C. A. da Silveira, and J. A. M. Lima. Traditional quasi-geostrophic modes and surface Quasi-geostrophic solutions in the Southwestern Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 2013, DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20214.

Ramachandran, S., A. Tandon and A. Mahadevan, 2013, Effect of subgrid-scale mixing on the evolution of forced submesoscale instabilities, Ocean Modelling, Vol. 66, 45-63,

Nagai, Takeyoshi; Tandon, Amit; Yamazaki, Hidekatsu; Doubell, Mark J.; Gallager, Scott, 2012, Direct observations of microscale turbulence and thermohaline structure in the Kuroshio Front, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, No. C8, C08013

Badin, G., A. Tandon and A. Mahadevan, 2011, Lateral mixing in the pycnocline by submesoscale processes , J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 2080-2100, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-11-05.1

Tandon, A. and J. Marshall, Einstein's Tea Leaves and Pressure Systems in the Atmosphere, The Physics Teacher, Vol. 48, 5, p292-295, May 2010

Mahadevan, A., A. Tandon and R. Ferrari (2010) Rapid changes in mixed layer stratification driven by submesoscale instabilities and winds, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 115, C03017, doi:10.1029/2008JC005203

Illari, L., J. Marshall, A. Tandon, S.Lee, P. Bannon, R. Najjarr, G. McKiley, M. Morgan, T. Haine, R. Clark, T. Sikora, J. Mackin, ‘Weather in a Tank’: Exploiting laboratory experiments in the teaching of meteorology, oceanography and climate, Cover story in the November 2009 issue of Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, 2009.

Nagai, T., A. Tandon, H. Yamazaki, and M. J. Doubell (2009), Evidence of enhanced turbulent dissipation in the frontogenetic Kuroshio Front thermocline, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L12609, doi:10.1029/2009GL038832.

Beesley, D., J. Olejarz J., A. Tandon and J. Marshall, A laboratory demonstration of Coriolis effects on wind-driven ocean currents, Oceanography, 21, Issue 2, 72-76, June 2008. ( )

Mahadevan, A., Thomas, L.N., & Tandon, A. Technical comment: Eddy/wind interactions stimulate extraordinary mid-ocean plankton blooms. Science, Technical Comment, Science 320, 448b, DOI: 10.1126/science.1152111

 Thomas, L. N., A. Tandon, and A. Mahadevan, Submesoscale processes and dynamics. In Hecht, M. and Hasumi, H., editors,Ocean Modeling in an Eddying Regime, (AGU Monograph), American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, pages 17-38, 2008.

Nagai, T., A. Tandon, N. Gruber, J. C. McWilliams, Biological and physical impacts of ageostrophic frontal circulations driven by confluent flow and vertical mixing, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 45, Issue 3-4, Pages 229-251, 2008. DOI:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2007.12.001

Mahadevan, A. and A. Tandon, An Analysis of Mechanisms for Submesoscale Vertical Motion at Ocean Fronts, Ocean Modelling, 14, Issue 3-4 , 2006, Pages 241-256, 2006. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2006.05.006

Nagai, T., A. Tandon and D. L. Rudnick, Two dimensional Ageostrophic Secondary Circulation at Ocean Fronts due to Vertical Mixing and Large Scale Deformation. JGR-Oceans, 111, C09038, 2006, doi:10.1029/2005JC002964.

Tandon, A. and L. Zhao. Mixed Layer Transformation for the North Atlantic for 1990-2000. Journal of Geophys. Res., Vol. 109, No. C5, C05018 doi 10.1029/2003JC002059, 2004.

Tandon, A. and K. Zahariev. Quantifying the Role of Mixed Layer Entrainment for Water Mass Transformation in the North Atlantic. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31, 1120-1131, 2001.

Garrett, Chris and Amit Tandon. The Effects on Water Mass Formation of Surface Mixed Layer Time-dependence and Entrainment Fluxes. Deep Sea Research, 44/12, 1991-2006, 1997.

Tandon, Amit and Chris Garrett. On a Recent Parameterization of Mesoscale Eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 26, 406-411, 1996.

Tandon, Amit and Chris Garrett. Geostrophic Adjustment and Restratification of a Mixed Layer with Horizontal Buoyancy Gradients Above a Stratified Layer.   Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25, 2229-2241, 1995.

Tandon, Amit and Chris Garrett. Mixed Layer Re-stratification due to a Horizontal Density Gradient.Journal of Physical Oceanography,  24, 1419-1424, 1994.

Tandon, Amit and Sidney Leibovich. Simulations of Three-dimensional Langmuir Circulation in Water of Constant Density,  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100, 22,613-22,623, 1995.

Tandon, Amit and Sidney Leibovich. Secondary Instabilities of Langmuir Circulations. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25, 1206-1217,1995.

Leibovich, Sidney and Amit Tandon. Three-dimensional Langmuir Circulation Instability in a Stratified Layer Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 16501-16507, 1993.

Cox, Steve M., Sidney Leibovich,  Irene M. Moroz and Amit Tandon. Nonlinear dynamics in Langmuir circulations with O(2) symmetry. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 241, 669-704, 1992.

Cox, Steve M., Sidney Leibovich,  Irene M. Moroz and Amit Tandon. Hopf bifurcations in Langmuir circulations. Physica D, 59, 226-254, 1992.


Tandon, A. 1992. Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Direct Numerical Simulations and Hydrodynamic Stability Problems in the Upper Oceanic Mixed Layer (Professor S. Leibovich, Major Advisor)

Edited Volumes:

Physical-Biological Interactions in the Upper Ocean, Edited by Hidekatsu Yamazaki, Daniel Kamykowski and Amit Tandon, Journal of Marine systems, Volume 69, Issues 3-4, Pages 163-338 (February 2008).