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Subrahmanyam Bulusu

Title: Professor
Department: Earth Ocean and Environment
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-2572
Office: EWS, Room 508A
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
Affiliate Faculty, AI Institute 
Subra Bulusu

Research Areas

Remote Sensing; Satellite Oceanography; Physical Oceanography; Ocean-Atmospheric dynamics; Monsoon Dynamics; Air-Sea Interaction; Climate Change

Research Summary

My research has focused on the use of Satellite Remote Sensing for studying ocean circulation utilizing both active microwave sensors (altimeters, scatterometers, imagers) and passive optical sensors (ocean color and sea-surface-temperature), as well as in the combination of passive/active (radiometer/radar) instruments. Remote sensing has revolutionized the scientific study of the Earth by enabling measurements of more detailed and hitherto unexplored phenomena with spatially extensive and global perspectives. Because of the specialized nature of this work, I have spent a considerable portion of my efforts and resources establishing a state-of-the-art “Satellite Oceanography Laboratory.” The resources within this laboratory allow my research team to perform nationally and internationally recognized research in the application of remote sensing to understand ocean dynamics and biological processes.  Some of the satellite data-processing techniques developed by my research team are both novel and unique in their application to the study of oceanographic and meteorological processes, and climate change. My numerical modeling efforts include both regional and global based on the Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM)  and using Coupled ocean model simulations from NOAA/NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFSv2.0).


Ph.D. 1998, Oceanography (Satellite Oceanography/Physical Oceanography), National Oceanography Center (formerly Southampton Oceanography Center), University of Southampton, England. (Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Ian S. Robinson).
M.Sc. 1991, Marine Science (Physical Oceanography), Andhra University, India.


Professor of Satellite Oceanography & Physical Oceanography,
School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
Associate Professor, School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
Assistant Professor, School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
Postdoctoral Associate/Research Associate/Assistant Scholar Scientist, Center for Ocean Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS), The Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA. (Postdoc Advisor: Prof. James J.O'Brien)
Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India.


2014-Present: Associate Editor, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
2007-2018: Associate Editor, JGR-OCEANS
2009-2012: Guest Editor, OSTM/Jason-2 Calibration/Validation special issues, Marine Geodesy (with Dr. George Born)
2005-2014: Associate Editor, Marine Geodesy

University Service

2021-present: USC Graduate Council
2021-present: USC Tenure Review Board
2021-present: Faculty Advisory Committee
2019-2022: Faculty Grievance Committee
2016-2019: Chair (2017-2018), Faculty Welfare Committee
2016-2019: University Committee on Tenure and Promotion
2012-2016: USC Campus Director for NASA/South Carolina Space Grant Consortium
2013-2016: Faculty Advisory Committee
2015-2015: Co-Chair, Faculty Senate Information Technology Ad hoc Committee
2010-2013: Committee on Scholastic Standards and Petition
2010-2013: Committee on University Libraries
2010-2013: USC Graduate Council
2010-2013: USC Graduate School Fellowships & Awards Committee
2010-2013: USC Graduate School  Curricula and Courses committee (Science, Math and Related Professional Programs)
2009-2013: Advisory member, Office of Undergraduate Research
2008-2011: Faculty Senator

Honors & Awards

2024  The Michael J. Mungo Graduate Teaching  Award
2018-2020  Advisory Board Member, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine- Gulf Research Division
2018  USC's Breakthrough Leadership in Research Award
2014: Excellence in Teaching Award, Mortar Board INC, National College Senior Honors Society.
2012-2017: USC Campus Director for NASA/South Carolina Space Grant Consortium
2014: Excellence in Teaching awarded by the University of South Carolina Alpha Order Chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
2013: USC's Breakthrough Rising Star Award
2013: Outstanding Guest Editorship for a special issue series- OSTM/Jason-2 applications, Marine Geodesy, Taylor & Francis Group
1995: Commonwealth Scholarship in the field of Remote Sensing & Technology

Teaching Interests

Satellite Oceanography (MSCI/GEOL 580)
Physical Oceanography (MSCI/GEOL 781)
Air-Sea Interaction (MSCI/GEOL 579)
Atmospheric Dynamics (MSCI/GEOL 785)
Coastal Environments of the Southeastern US (MSCI/GEOL 215)

PhD Graduate Students

8. Sarah Hall, PhD Marine Science (Graduated in Fall, 2022), Research Scientist at GST/NOAA-STAR, Collge Park, MD.
7. Heather Roman-Stork, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Fall, 2020)  Ocean Scientist at GST/NOAA-STAR, Collge Park, MD.
6. Brady Ferster, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Summer, 2019),  Postdoctoral Fellow at LOCEAN, Paris, France.
5. Corinne Trott, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2019), Oceanographer at NRL, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.
4. Joseph D'addezio, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Summer, 2016), Oceanographer at NRL, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.
3. Ebenezer S. Nyadjro, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2012), Research Associate Professor, NOAA Northern Gulf Institute.
2. Dara D.H. Cadden, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Summer, 2009),  Oceanographer, Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography center, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.
1. Michelle M. Gierach, Ph.D. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2009), Lead Scientist, JPL/NASA

MS Graduate Students

13. Lydia Sims, MS Marine Science ( Graduated in Fall 2023)
12. Emily Eley, MS Marine Science (Graduated in Fall 2022).
11. Richard Brokaw, MS. Marine Science (Graduated  in Spring 2020), PhD Student in Marine Science at UC Santa Barbara.
10. Casey Shoup, MS. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring 2020), Assistant Scientist, GST/NOAA-STAR, Collge Park.
9. Rachel Nichols, MS. Marine Science (Graduated in Summer in Spring 2020), Research Scientist, Auburn University.
8. Morgan Paris, M.S. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2018), Biologist, North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries.
7. Jessica Burns, MS. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2017), Doctor of Veternanry Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College at University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.
6. Caroline Corbett, M.S. Geological Sciences (Graduated in December 2016),  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Devner.
5. Bryce Melzer, Accelerated M.S. Marine Science (Graduated in December 2016), Research Assistant, NRL, Stennis Space Center.
4. Clifford S. Felton, M.S. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2014), Flex Associate at Vanguard, Charlotte, NC. 
3. Matthew S.Nienhaus, M.S. Marine Science (Graduated in Spring, 2013), Field Technician, ARI Environmental Inc. Houston.
2. Gary Grunseich, M.S. Geological Sciences (Graduated in Summer, 2012), Senior Environmental Specialist, RTP Environmental Associates, Inc New York.
1. David M. Heffner, M.S.Geological Sciences (Graduated in December, 2008),  Geologist, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Houston.

Undergraduate Students

14. Jackie Bald (Marine Science) (Current)
13. Lydia Sims (Marine Science) (Graduated in Fall 2021)
12. Caroline Washburn (Marine Science) (Graduated in Fall 2021)
11. Richard Brokaw, Accelerated MS student (Marine Science) (Graduated in Summer, 2019)
10. Rachel Nichols, Accelerated MS student (Marine Science) (Graduated in Fall 2018)
9. Caroline Kerfonta, Accelerated MS student in Statistics (2017-2018)
8. Paris Morgan, Accelerated MS student (Graduated in Spring 2017)
7. Bryce Melzer, Accelerated MS student (Graduated in Summer 2014)
6. Victoria Young (Graduated in Spring 2015)
5. Stephanie Ayres (Graduated in Spring 2014)
4. Matthew Niehaus (Graduated in Spring 2011)
3. Dylane Kane  (Graduated in Spring 2009)
2. Jamie Shutta (Graduated in Spring 2010)
1. Brandon Long (Graduated in Summer, 2010)

Postdoctoral/Research Associates/Visiting Scientists/Professors

3. Dr. Daria Martynova, Fulbright Visiting Professor, (January-June, 2011) At Present: White Sea Biological Station, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
2. Prof.Yuichiro Shibata, Fulbright Visiting Professor, (September-December, 2006) At Present: Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Nagasaki University, Japan.
1. Dr. Kyozo Ueyoshi, Research Associate, (May-December, 2007) At Present: Associate Research Specialist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Media Appearances

2006- Present USC Faculty Experts list for Hurricane Studies
November 18, 2016    Eluding Pirates with NASCar, UofSC Today
December 6, 2013 - Deccan Chronicle, Indian News Paper "La Nina brews storms in Bay- Stronger cyclones due to hot oceans"
June 5, 2013 - USC Times "Mapping Sea Salt from Orbit: Building better Ocean and Climate Models with Salinity Data"
June 5, 2013 - South Carolina Space Grant Consortium "Student Spotlight- Gray Grunseich"
May 31, 2013 - Science Daily "Mapping Sea Salt from Orbit: Building better Ocean and Climate Models with Salinity Data"
May 3, 2012 - USC Times "Ready to Launch - Satellite Oceanography Propels young Scientists"
April, 2012 - USC Office of the Vice-President for Research, "Featured Scholars of the Month"
August 2, 2007- USC Times, "Student Speak- Michelle Giearch"
February 2, 2006 - USC Times, "Satellite Oceanography - New course puts USC in selected company"


3. George H. Born and Subrahmanyam Bulusu (Guest Editors): Marine Geodesy Special Issue on OSTM/Jason-2 altimetry Applications- Part 3, volume 35, supplement 1, 2012 .
2. George H. Born and Subrahmanyam Bulusu (Guest Editors): Marine Geodesy Special Issue on OSTM/Jason-2 Calibration/Validation- Part 2, Volume 34, Numbers 3-4, 2011.
1. George H. Born and Subrahmanyam Bulusu (Guest Editors): Marine Geodesy Special Issue on OSTM/Jason-2 Calibration/Validation- Part 1, volume 33, Supplement 1, 2010.

Journal Publications

98. Subrahmanyam. B, V. S. N. Murty, Sarah B. Hall*,  and Corinne B. Trott* (2024). Identification of Internal Tides in the ECCO Estimates of Near-Surface Salinity in the Andaman Sea, (in review).
97. Trott, Corinne B., Bulusu Subrahmanyam, Luna Hiron, and Olmo Zavala-Romero. 2024. "Tracking Loop Current Eddies in the Gulf of Mexico Using Satellite-Derived Chlorophyll-a" Remote Sensing 16, no. 12: 2234.
96. Sims, L.D*.; Subrahmanyam, B., C.B. Trott (2023)*.  Influence and characteristics  of anticyclonic eddies in Active Marine Heatwave years in the Northwest Atlantic, Frontiers in Marine Science, volume 10,
95. Subrahmanyam, B.; Murty, V.S.N.; Hall, S.B* (2023). Characteristics of Internal Tides from ECCO Salinity Estimates and Observations in the Bay of Bengal. Remote Sens. 15, 3474.
94. Emma L. Hoffman *, Bulusu Subrahmanyam, Corinne B. Trott*, Sarah B. Hall* (2023). Comparison of Freshwater Content and Variability in the Beaufort Gyre Using Observations and Model Simulations, Remote Senisng Journal 15, 3715.
93. Ernst, P.A.*, Bulusu Subrahamnyam, Corinne B. Trott*, Alexis Chaigneau (2023). Characteristics of Submesoscale Eddy Structures within Mesoscale Eddies in the Gulf of Mexico from 1/48° ECCO Estimates, Frontiers in Marine Science, Volume 10 - 2023 |
92. Ernst, P. A*., Subrahmanyam B.,  Morel, Y.,  Trott, C. B., Chaigneau, A (2023). Subsurface Eddy Detection Optimized  with Potential Vorticity from Models in the Arabian Sea, Journal of Atmopsheric and Ocean Technology,
91. Trott, C.B*, Subrahmanyam, B (2023). Eddy Characteristics and Vertical Structure in the Bay of Bengal duruing Different Monsoon Regimes, 15, 1079.
90. Hall*, S. B., Subrahmanyam, B., & Steele, M. (2023). The role of the Russian Shelf in seasonal and interannual variability of Arctic sea surface salinity and freshwater content. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 128, e2022JC019247.
89. Trott, C.B*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2022).  Satellite Data Analysis of the Upper Ocean Response to Hurricane Dorian (2019)  in the North Atlantic Ocean, IEEE Geoscience Remote Sensing Letters, Doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2020.3032062.
88. Sims, L.D.; Subrahmanyam, B., C.B. Trott (2022). Ocaean-Atmopshere Variability in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean during Active Marine Heatwave Years. Remote Sens., 14, 2913.
87. Ernst, P. A*., Subrahmanyam, B., & Trott, C. B. (2022). Lakshadweep High propagation and impacts on the Somali Current and eddies during the southwest monsoon. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC018089.
86. Hall, S.B*, Subrahmanyam B.,  J.H. Morrison (2021).  Intercomparison of Salinity Products within the Beaufort Gyre Region, Remote Sensing, 14, 71,
85. Shroyer, E. et al. (2021). Bay of Bengal Intraseasonal Oscillations and the 2018 Monsoon Onset, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
84. Roman-Stork, H.L*., B. Subrahmanyam, C.B. Trott*(2021). Mesoscale Eddy Variability and its Linkage to Deep Convection over the Bay of Bengal using Satellite Altimetric Observations, Advances in Space Research, 68, 387-400.
83. Eley, N.E*.,  B. Subrahmanyam, and C.B. Trott* (2021). The concurrence and air-sea interactions of Hurricanes Marco and Laura (2020), Remote Sening, 13, 1932.
82. Trott, C.B*.,  B. Subrahmanyam, and C.E. Washburn* (2021). Investigating the Response of Temperature and Salinity in the Agulhas Current Region to ENSO Events, Remote Sensing, 13, 1829.
81. Hall, S.B*, Subrahmanyam B., Nyadjro E.S*., Samuelsen A (2021). Surface Freshwater Fluxes in the Arctic and Subarctic Seas during Contrasting Years of High and Low Summer Sea Ice Extent. Remote Sensing. 13(8):1570.
80. Greaser, S, P*., B. Subrahmanyam, C.B. Trott, and H.L. Roman-Stork* (2020). Interactions between Mesoscale eddies and Synoptic Oscillations in the Bay of Bengal during the Strong Monsoon of 2019, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125, e2020JC016772,
79. Roman-Stork, H.L*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2020). The Impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Cyclone Amphan (2020) and Southwest Monsoon Onset, Remote Senisng, 12, 3011, doi:10.3390/rs12183011.
78.  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, 125, e2020JC016358.
77. 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.
76. Nichols, R.E*., B. Subrahmanyam, and A. Arguez (2020). Recent Variability in the Arctic Ocean and Subarctic seas, Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Science,
75. Brokaw, R.J*., B. Subrahmanyam, Trott, C.B*., A. Chaigneau (2020). Eddy Surface Characteristics and Vertical Structure in the Gulf of Mexico from Satellite Observations and Model Simulations , Journal of Geophysical Research:Oceans, 125, e2019JC015538.
74. Roman-Stork, H.L*., B. Subrahamnyam, C.B. Trott* (2020). Monitoring  Intraseasonal Oscillations in the Indian Ocean using Satellite observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125, e2019JC015891.
73. Roman-Stork, H.L*., B. Subrahamnyam, V.S.N. Murty (2020). The Role of salinity in the Southeastern Arabian Sea in Determining Monsoon Onset and Strength, Journal of Geophysical Research:Oceans,
72. 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. 
71. Trott, C.B*., B. Subrahmanyam, H. 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,
70. 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,
69. 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.
68. 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,
67. Trott, C.B*., B. Subrahmanyam (2019). Detection of Intraseasonal Oscillations in the Bay of Bengal using Altimetry, Atmospheric Science Letters, e920.
66. 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.
65. 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,
64. 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. 
63. 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.
62. 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.
61. 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.
60. 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.
59. 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.
58. 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, 1, 1-13, doi: 10.1007/s41976-018-001-5.
57. 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.
56. 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.
55. 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,
54. Centurioni, L.R. et al. (2017). Northern Arabian Sea Circulation-Autonomous Research (NASCar), A Research initiative based on Autonomous Sensors, Oceanography, 78-91.
53. 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
52. Trott, C.B*., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty (2017).  Variability of the Somali Current and eddies during the Southwest Monsoon Regimes, Dynamics of Atmosphere and Oceans, 79, 43-55.
51. 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.
50.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.
49.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.
48. 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.
47. 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.
46. 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.
45. Nyadjro, E.S*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Spatial and Temporal Variability of Central Indian Ocean Salinity Fronts observed by SMOS,  Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.049.
44. D'Addezio, J.M*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2016). Role of Salinity on the interannual variability of the Seychelles-Chagos thermocline ridge, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.051. 
43. 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.
42. Melzer, B.A*., and 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.
40. Felton, C.S*., Subrahmanyam, B. ,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.
39. 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.
38. Grunseich, G*., B. Subrahmanyam, and B. Wang (2013). Aquarius Salinity observations detect the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-6, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058173
37. Felton, C.S*., Subrahmanyam, B., and V.S.N. Murty (2013). ENSO Modulated cyclogenesis over the Bay of Bengal, Journal of Climate, 26, 9806-9818.
36. 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.
35. Grunseich, G*.,and B. Subrahmanyam (2013). Detection of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in the Indian Ocean from Satellite Altimetry, IEEE Geoscience and Remote. Sensing Letters, Vol. 10, 3, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2012.2208261.
34. Subrahmanyam, B., G. Grunseich*, and E.S. Nyadjro* (2013). Preliminary SMOS salinity measurements and validation in the Indian Ocean, IEEE Transcations Geoscience and Remote Sensing , 50, 12, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2199122.
33. Nienhaus, M.S*.,  B. Subrahmanyam, and V.S.N. Murty (2012). Altimetric Observations and Model simulations of Coastal Kelvin Waves in the Bay of Bengal, OSTM/Jason-2 special issue, Marine Geodesy , Volume 35, Supplement 1, 190-216, 2012.
32. Nyadjro, E.S*., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty, and J.F. Shriver (2012). The Role of Salinity on the dynamics of the Arabian Sea Mini Warm Pool, Journal of Geophysical Research , 117, doi:10.1029/2012JC007978.
31. 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.
30. Grunseich, G*., B. Subrahmanyam, and 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.
29. 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.
28. Subrahmanyam, B., V.S.N. Murty, and D. Heffner* (2011). Sea surface salinity variability in the tropical Indian Ocean, Remote Sensing of the Environment, 115, 944-956.
27. Nyadjro, E.S*., B. Subrahmanyam, V.S.N. Murty,  and J.F. Shriver (2010). Salt Transport in the near-surface layer in the Monsoon-influensed Indian ocean using HYCOM", Geophysical Research Letters,37, doi:10.1029/2010GL044127.
26. 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 modeling study Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 36, doi:10.1029/2009GL037414.
25. Gierach, M.M*., B. Subrahmanyam, and 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.
24. Subrahmanyam, B. , D.M. Heffner*, D. Cromwell, and 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.
23. Cadden, D.D.H*, R. Styles, and B. Subrahmanyam(2009). Estimates of Geostrophic Surface Currents in the South Atlantic Bight, Marine Geodesy, volume 32, 3, doi:10.1080/01490410903094908.
22. 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.
21. Heffner, D.M*., B. Subrahmanyam, J.F. Shriver, and J.F. Blundell (2008). Indian Ocean Rossby waves detected in HYCOM sea surface salinity , Geophys. Res. Letts., 35, L03605, doi:10.1029/2007GL032760.
20. Gierach, M.M*., and B. Subrahmanyam(2008). Biophysical Responses of the Upper Ocean to Major Gulf of Mexico Hurricanes in 2005, J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi:10.1029/2007JC004419.
19. Subrahmanyam, B., K. Ueyoshi**, and J.M. Morrison (2008). Sensitivity of the Indian Ocean Circulation to Phytoplankton forcing using an ocean model, Remote Sens. Env., doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.05.021.
18. Gierach, M.M*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2007). Global oceancolor and phytoplankton, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., State of Climate in 2006, S43-S45.
17. Gierach, M.M*., and B. Subrahmanyam (2007). Satellite Data Analysis of the upper response to the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005) in the Gulf of Mexico, IEEE Geo. and Remote. Sens. Letts., 4, 132-136.
16. Maza, M., G. Voulgaris, and B. Subrahmanyam (2006). Subtidal Inner shelf currents off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Colombia, Geophys. Res. Letts., 33, 21606, doi:10.1029/2006GL027324, 2006.
15. Nakamoto, S., Kano, M.,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 circulation with oceanic radiative transfer process influenced 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.
14. Ueyoshi, K**., R. Frouin, S. Nakamoto, and 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. pp. 206-216, doi: 10.1117/12.621424.
13. 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, Special Addition of the Pure and Applied Geophysics, 162, 1643-1672, 2005.
12. 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, J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi:10.1029/2003JC001928, 2004.
11. Maghanani, V., B. Subrahmanyam, L. Xie, and J. Morrison (2003). Numerical simulation of seasonal and interannual Indian Ocean Upper layer circulation using MICOM. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (C7), 3240, doi:10.1029/2002JC001567, 33-1 to 33-21.
10. Shi, W., B. Subrahmanyam , and J.Morrison (2003): Estimation of heat and Salt storage variability in the Indian Ocean from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (C7), 3214, doi:10.1029/2001JC001244, 7-1 to 7-15.
9. Subrahmanyam, B., K.H. Rao, N. Srinivasa Rao, V.S.N. Murty, and R.J. Sharp (2002). Influence of a tropical cyclone on Chlorophyll-a concentration in the Arabian Sea, Geophys. Res. Letts, 29, 22, 1-4.
8. 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, Geophys. Res. Letts., Vol. 29, 16, 11-1 to 11-4.
7. Tilberg, C.E., B. Subrahmanyam, and J. J. O'Brien (2002): Ocean color variability in the Tasman Sea. Geophys. Res. Letts., 29, 10, 125-1 to 125-4.
6. Maghanani, V., J. Morrison, L. Xie, and B. Subrahmanyam (2002): Heat transports in the Indian Ocean estimated from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry and Model simulations. Deep-Sea Res. Part-II, 49, 1459-1480.
5. Subrahmanyam, B. I.S. Robinson, J.R. Blundell, and P.G. Challenor (2001). Indian Ocean Rossby waves observed in TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data and Model simulations. Int. J. Remote. Sens, 22, 141-167.
4. 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.
3. Murty, V.S.N., B. Subrahmanyam, L.V. Gangadhra Rao, and G.V Reddy (1998). Seasonal variation of sea surface temperature in the Bay of Bengal during 1992 as derived from NOAA-AVHRR SST data. Int. J. Remote. Sens., 98, 2361-2372.
2. 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. Int. J. Remote. Sens.,17, 761-770.
1. 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, Vol. 27, 2, 79-87.
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