Joy Kurian

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The use of σ-coordinate ocean models has historically been considered a disadvantage for large-scale climate studies. The main reason resides in the non-alignment of the vertical coordinate isosurfaces with either geopotential surfaces or isopycnals making it harder to accurately compute the horizontal pressure gradient, advection, and isoneutral tracer(More)
BACKGROUND Early childhood caries (ECC) is a severe form of dental decay with multi-factorial origin. OBJECTIVES The aim of this cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence and related risk factors of ECC among preschool children residing in rural and urban areas of Trivandrum district in Kerala. METHODS A sample size of 1329 preschool(More)
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