Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals (2020)

  1. Subrahmanyam, K. V. and N.V.P. Kirankumar, Characteristics of Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Indian summer monsoon using IRBRT data, Science Spectrum: Quarterly Journal of AP Akedamy of Science,ISSN no. 2455-5053.2020 (in-press)
  2. Das, S.S., K. V. Suneeth, M. V. Ratnam, K. N. Uma, M. D. Rao, and A. N. Babu (2020), Long-term observations of stratosphere-troposphere exchange using MST Radar and Aura MLS measurements over a tropical station Gadanki, Radio Science,
  3. Girach I. A., Tripathi N., Nair P. R., Sahu L. K., and Ojha N., "O3 and CO in the South Asian outflow over the Bay of Bengal: Impact of monsoonal dynamics and chemistry", Atmospheric Environment, 233, 117610, 2020. (

  4. Usha, K. H., V. S. Nair, S. Suresh Babu, "Modeling of aerosol induced snow albedo feedbacks over the Himalayas and its implications on regional climate", Climate Dynamics, 2020. (
  5. Uma, K. N., T. S. Mohan, Subrata Kumar Das (2020), "Role of Intra-Seasonal Variability in the Indian Summer Monsoon on the Hydration and Dehydration of the Upper Troposphere", Theoretical and Applied Climatology, (
  6. Suneeth, K.V., S.S.Das (2020), Zonally resolved water vapour coupling with tropical tropopause temperature: Seasonal and interannual variability, and influence of the Walker circulation, Climate Dynamics,

  7. Boreddy S. K. R., Hegde P., Aswini A. R., Girach I. A., Koushik N., Nalini K., "Impact of ice-free oases on particulate matter over the East Antarctic: Inferences from the carbonaceous, water-soluble species and trace metals", Polar Science, 2020.

  8. Girach I. A., Nair P. R., Ojha N., and Sahu L. K., "Tropospheric carbon monoxide over the northern Indian Ocean during winter: influence of inter-continental transport", Climate Dynamics, 2020.

  9. Ojha N, Sharma A, Kumar M, Girach I., Ansari T. U., Sharma S. K., Singh N., Pozzer A. and Gunthe S. S., "On the widespread enhancement in fine particulate matter across the Indo-Gangetic Plain towards winter", Scientific Reports, 10:5862, 2020.

  10. Kompalli, S. K., Babu, S.S., Satheesh, S. K., Moorthy, K.K., Das, T., Boopathy, R., Liu, D., Darbyshire, E., Allan, J.D., Brooks, J., Flynn, M.J., and Coe, H. 2020. Seasonal contrast in size distributions and mixing state of black carbon and its association with PM1.0 chemical composition from the eastern coast of India, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3135–3149,

  11. Koushik, N., K.K. Kumar, Geetha Ramkumar, K. V. Subrahmanyam, G. Kishore Kumar, W. K. Hocking, Maosheng He & Ralph Latteck Planetary waves in the mesosphere lower thermosphere during stratospheric sudden warming: observations using a network of meteor radars from high to equatorial latitudes. Climate Dynamics (2020).

  12. Nair, V. S., Jayachandran, V. N., Kompalli, S. K., Gogoi, M. M., and Babu, S. S.: Cloud condensation nuclei properties of South Asian outflow over the northern Indian Ocean during winter, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3135–3149,, 2020.

  13. Das, S. S., and K.V. Suneeth (2020), Seasonal and interannual variations of water vapor in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere over the Asian Summer Monsoon region- in perspective of the tropopause and ocean-atmosphere interactions, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi : 10.1016/j.jastp.2020.105244
  14. Muhsin, M., S.V. Sunilkumar, M. Venkat Ratnam, K. Parameswaran, K. Mohankumar, S. Mahadevan, K. Murugadass, P.M. Muraleedharan, B. Suneel Kumar, N. Nagendra, Maria Emmanuel, P.R.Satheesh Chandran, N. Koushik, Geetha Ramkumar, B.V.Krishna Murthy, (2020), Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula,Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 197,

  15. Kumar., A. H. and S. V. Sunilkumar (2020), Assessment of INSAT-3D Retrieved Temperature and Water Vapour With Collocated Radiosonde Measurements Over Indian Region, in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.doi : 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2960277
  16. Manju G., Tarun K. Pant, P. Sreelatha, Santhosh J. Nalluveettil,P. Pradeep Kumar, Nirbhay Kumar Upadhyay, Md. Mosarraf Hossain, Neha Naik, Vipin Kumar Yadav, Rosmy John, R. Sajeev, Jothi Ramalingam,Philip George, Amarnath Nandi, N. Mridula, Aswathy R. P. Janmejay JaiswalRana, Snehil Srivastava and Satheesh Thampi, 2020, Chandrayaan-2 Lander platform:RAMBHA-LP payload, Current Science, VOL. 118, NO. 3, 10.

  17. Aswathy R.P., G. Manju, 2020, Time of evening zonal drift reversal in F- region and its implications for post sunset ionosphere, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics 200 (2020) 105210,

  18. Manju, G., Tarun K. Pant, N. Mridula, R.P. Aswathy, P. Sreelatha, Rosmy John, R. Satheesh Thampi, A.N. Aneesh, J.K. Abhishek, 2020, In-situ observations of rocket burn induced modulations of the top side ionosphere using the IDEA payload on-board the unique orbiting experimental platform (PS4) of the Indian Polar orbiting Satellite Launch Vehicle mission, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics 199 (2019) 105203,

  19. Jayachandran, V. N., Suresh Babu, S. N., Vaishya, A., Gogoi, M. M., Nair, V. S., Satheesh, S. K., and Krishna Moorthy, K, "Altitude profiles of cloud condensation nuclei characteristics across the Indo-Gangetic Plain prior to the onset of the Indian summer monsoon", Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 20, 561–576, 2020.
  20. Aswini A.R., Hegde P., Aryasree S., Girach I. A., and Nair P. R., "Continental outflow of anthropogenic aerosols over Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean during wintertime: ICARB-2018 campaign", Science of the Total Environment, 712, 135214, 2020. (
  21. Aneesh, S., Sijikumar, S. Existence of ‘mini-break’ like condition during early Indian monsoon onset years. Climate Dynamics (2020) doi:10.1007/s00382-020-05121-9
  22. Manoj Kumar Mishra, R. Renju, N. Mathew, C. Suresh Raju, M. R. Sujimol, K. Shahana (2020), Characterization of GSAT-14 satellite Ka-band microwave signal attenuation due to precipitation over a Tropical Coastal station in the southern peninsular region of the Indian subcontinent, Radio Science, 55, e2019RS006910., 2020.

  23. Davis, E. V., K. Rajeev, Manoj Kumar Mishra (2020), Effect of Clouds on the Diurnal Evolution of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height over a Tropical Coastal Station, Boundary-Layer Meteorology,, 2020.

  24. Koushik, N., K. K. Kumar, Tarique A. Siddiqui (2020), Westward Acceleration of Tropical Stratopause Zonal Winds during Major Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events, Geophyical Research Letters,
  25. Nair A., S.S.Das,A. Thomas, C. Sarangi, V.P. Kanawade (2020), Role of Cyclone “Ockhi” in the re-distribution of aerosols and its impact on the precipitation over the Arabian Sea, Atmospheric Research, 235,

  26. Muhsin, M., S.V. Sunilkumar, M. Venkat Ratnam, K. Parameswaran, K. Mohankumar, S. Mahadevan, K. Murugadass, P.M. Muraleedharan, B. Suneel Kumar, N. Nagendra, Maria Emmanuel, P.R.Satheesh Chandran, N. Koushik, Geetha Ramkumar, B.V.Krishna Murthy (2020),“Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula”,Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics,197,
  27. Mathew N., Sahoo S., Pillai R. R., Suresh Raju C., Millimeter-Wave Radiometric Information Content Analysis for Venus Atmospheric Constituents, Radio Science, 55,e2019RS006913., 2020