ASIRI: RAWI Project ASIRI: RAWI project is a regional climate study throughout the Indian Ocean with research teams in Seychelles, Sri Lanka, and Singapore.
ASIRI: RAWI Project
Seychelles Team Receives Media Attention RAWI Research and MOU with Seychelles National Meteorological Services garner local media attention
Seychelles Team Receives Media Attention
RAWI Research Teams and Sponsors Project funded by the Northern Arabian Sea Circulation Autonomously Researched (NASCar) Initiative of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
RAWI Research Teams and Sponsors
Sri Lanka and Singapore Teams
Sri Lanka and Singapore Teams

Welcome to the ASIRI: RAWI

Program Objective

We propose a research program to capture and study intraseasonal phenomena by observing across the equator with measurement stations at eastern atolls of Seychelles and Sri Lanka and Singapore, spanning time scales from minutes to months. The aim is to (i) capture eastward and northeastward propagating disturbances over one year using profiles of moisture and velocity, (ii) observe entrainment of upper air into the marine boundary layer using LiDAR and ground (tower) based measurements, and (iii) delineate the role of small-scale atmospheric processes in determining air-sea property exchanges.

Current Research

ASIRI: RAWI Project

RAWI

ASIRI: RAWI is funded by the Northern Arabian Sea Circulation Autonomously Researched (NASCar) Initiative of the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

Research Instrumentation

Research Instrumentation

Research Instrumentation in Seychelles, Sri Lanka, and Singapore.

Faculty
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Harindra Fernando

Harindra Fernando

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Phone: 574-631-9346
Website: http://www.nd.edu/~dynamics/
Office: Cushing Hall 311-D

Affiliations

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor
ASIRI: RAWI Principal Investigator
College of Engineering Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor
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Harindra Fernando

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor
ASIRI: RAWI Principal Investigator
College of Engineering Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor
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