Jofia Joseph has done her master’s in physical oceanography. She is a final year Ph.D. student and working as a research fellow in INCOIS, India under the guidance of Dr. Girishkumar M.S. Her research interests are air-sea interaction and sea surface temperature variability in the tropical Indian Ocean. She is also exploring the ocean turbulence and mixing in the Indian Ocean using the microstructure profiler. Currently, she is working on sub-daily scale variability in air-sea interaction processes. She documented the diurnal variability of atmospheric cold pool events and associated air-sea interactions in the Bay of Bengal. These diurnal scale variabilities have a significant impact on seasonal to intra-seasonal processes, and it is essential to address them in coupled models to gain a better prediction of the Indian summer monsoon.
Air-sea interaction, Sea surface temperature variability, Ocean turbulence, and mixing