Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS)

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

080- 22932505



The Centre maintains a Geophysical Fluid Dynamics laboratory. This is equipped with a rotating table and convection tank designed for the simulation of extra-tropical and tropical circulations. In addition, the convection tank allows for the study of jets, plumes and thermals. The laboratory has a laser Doppler anemometer for flow velocity measurements, a laser based flow visualization facility, and a CCD camera for recording and studying the evolution of fluid flows.

Other facilities in the Centre include :