Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals (2013)

    1. Ambili,K. M. ,R. K. Choudhary,J.P. St.Maurice and Jorge L. Chau, "Nighttime vertical plasma drifts and the occurrence of sunrise undulation at the dip equator: A study using Jicamarca incoherent backscatter radar measurements", Geophysical Research Letters, 2013. ( 10.1002/2013GL057837).
    2. Anurose, T. J. and D. Bala Subrahamanyam, "Improvements in sensible heat flux parametrization in the High-resolution Regional Model (HRM) through the modified treatment of the roughness length for heat", Boundary-layer Meteorology, 147(3), 569-578, 2013. (
    3. Aruna, K., T.V. Lakshmi Kumar, D.N. Rao, B.V. Krishna Murthy, S.S. Babu and K.K. Moorthy, "Black Carbon aerosols in a tropical semi-urban coastal environment: Effects of boundary layer dynamics and long range transport", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar Terrestrial Physics, 104, 116-125, 2013. (
    4. Babu, S.S., M.R. Manoj, K.K. Moorthy, M.M. Gogoi, V.S. Nair, S.K. Kompalli, S.K. Satheesh, K. Niranjan, K. Ramagopal, P.K. Bhuyan and D. Singh, "Trends in aerosol optical depth over Indian region: Potential causes and impact indicators", Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 11,794-11,806, 2013. (
    5. Bhardwaj, A., and Jain. S. K, "CO Cameron band and CO2+ UV doublet emissions in the dayglow of Venus: Role of CO in the Cameron band production", Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1-12, 2013. (
    6. Chaubey, J. P., K. Krishna Moorthy, S. Suresh Babu, Mukunda M.Gogoi,''Spatio-temporal variations in aerosol properties over the oceanic regionsbetween coastal India and Antarctica``, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-TerrestrialPhysics, 104, 18–28, 2013.
    7. Choudhary, R. K., K. Rajeev, K. Krishna Moorthy, and R.Sridharan, "Ionospheric impact on the geopotential height profile of the temperature by balloon-borne GPS-Radiosondes?", Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (2), 239-244, 2013. (
    8. David, L. M. and P. R. Nair, "Tropospheric column O3 and NO2 over the Indian region observed by Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI): Seasonal changes and long-term trends, Atmospheric Environment", Atmospheric Environment, 65, 25-39, 2013. (
    9. Das, S. K., K. N. Uma, M. Konwar, Raj P. Ernest, S. M. Deshpande and M. C. R. Kalapureddy, "CloudSat-Caliop characterizations of cloud during the active and the break periods of Indian Summer Monsoon", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 97, 106-114, 2013. (
    10. Das, S. K., S. S. Das, C. W. Chiang, and J. B. Nee, "Descending cirrus associated with planetary scale disturbance: An observational study from lidar, radiosonde and reanalysis data", Journal of Atmosphere Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 104, 137-147, 2013,
    11. Das, S. S., K. Kishore Kumar, and G. Ramkumar, "First observations of quasi 120 day oscillation in Mesospheric winds and temperature: Observations inferred from Meteor Radar", Radio Science, 48, 2013,
    12. Dhanya, M. B., A. Bhardwaj, Y. Futaana, M. Holmström, S. Barabash, M. Wieser, S. Fatemi, P. Wurz, A. Alok, and R. S. Thampi, "Proton entry into the near-lunar plasma wake for magnetic field aligned flow", Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (12), 2913-2917, 2013. (
    13. Dumka, U.C., R.K. Manchanda, P.R. Sinha, S. Sreenivasan, K.K. Moorthy and S.S. Babu, "Temporal variability and radiative impact of black carbon aerosol over tropical urban station Hyderabad", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 105-106, 81- 90, 2013. (
    14. Futaana, Y., S. Barabash, M. Wieser, C. Lue, P. Wurz, A. Vorburger, A. Bhardwaj, and K. Asamura, "Remote Energetic Neutral Atom Imaging of Electric Potential Over a Lunar Magnetic Anomaly", Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (2), 262-266, 2013. (
    15. Gogoi, M.M., S.S. Babu, K.K. Moorthy, M.R. Manoj and J. P. Chaubey, "Absorption characteristics of aerosols over the northwestern region of India: Distinct seasonal signatures of biomass burning aerosols and mineral dust", Atmospheric Environment, 73, 92-102, 2013. (
    16. John, S. R., and K. K. Kumar, "A discussion on the methods of extracting gravity wave perturbations from space-based measurements", Geophysical Research Letters, 40,
    17. Joshi,L.M., AK Patra,T.K.Pant, SVB Rao, "On the nature of low-latitude Es influencing the genesis of equatorial plasma bubble", Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 524-532, 2013. ( 10.1029/2012JA018122).
    18. Kirankumar, N. V. P., Neethu Purushothaman and M. Santosh, "Response of spectral characteristics of wind and temperature of atmospheric surface layer to the noontime annular solar eclipse", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 97, 91-98, 2013. ( 10.1007/s00703-013-0238-8).
    19. Kirankumar, N.V.P and P.K. KunhiKrishnan, "Evaluation of performance of Micro Rain Radar over a tropical coastal station Thumba (8.50N, 76.90E)", Atmospheric Research, 134, 56-63, 2013. (
    20. Kompalli, S.K., K.K. Moorthy and S.S. Babu, "Rapid response of atmospheric BC to anthropogenic sources: observational evidence", Atmospheric Science Letter, 2013. (
    21. Kompalli, S.K., S.S. Babu, K.K. Moorthy, V.S. Nair, M.M. Gogoi and J.P. Chaubey, "Seasonal variation in the spatial distribution of aerosol black carbon over Bay of Bengal: A synthesis of multi-campaign measurements", Atmospheric Environment, 64, 366-373, 2013. (
    22. Liu, G., T. J. Immel, S. L. England, H. U. Frey, S. B. Mende, K. K. Kumar, and G. Ramkumar, "Impacts of atmospheric ultrafast Kelvin waves on radio scintillations in the equatorial ionosphere", Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 885 - 891, 2013,
    23. Madhav Haridas, M. K., G. Manju, and T. K. Pant, "First observational evidence of the modulation of the threshold height h'Fc for the occurrence of equatorial spread F by neutral composition changes", Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 2013. ( doi:10.1002/jgra.50331).
    24. Menon, H.B., S. Shirodkar, S. Kedia, S. Ramachandran, S.S. Babu and K.K. Moorthy, "Temporal variation of aerosol optical depth and associated shortwave radiative forcing over a coastal site along the west coast of India", Science of the Total Environment, 468-469, 83-92, 2013. (
    25. Mishra, M. K., K. Rajeev, Bijoy V. Thampi, Anish Kumar M. Nair, "Annual variations of the altitude distribution of aerosols and effect of long-range transport over the southwest Indian Peninsula", Atmospheric Environment, 81, 51-59, 2013. (
    26. Moorthy, K.K., S.N. Beegum, N. Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, M. Chin, N. Blond, S.S. Babu and S. Singh, "Performance evaluation of chemistry transport models over India", Atmospheric Environment, 71, 210-225, 2013. (
    27. Moorthy, K.K., S.S. Babu, M.R. Manoj and S.K. Satheesh, "Buildup of aerosols over the Indian Region", Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-4, 2013. (, V. S. , K.K. Moorthy, S.S. Babu, "Influence of continental outflow and ocean biogeochemistry on the distribution of fine and ultra-fine particles in the marine atmospheric boundary layer over Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal", Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1-11, 2013. (
    28. Nair, P. R., L. M. David, S. Aryasree and K. S. George, "Distribution of ozone in the marine boundary layer of Arabian Sea prior to monsoon: Prevailing airmass and effect of aerosols", Atmospheric Environment, 74, 18-28, 2013. (
    29. Nair, V.S., S.S. Babu, K.K. Moorthy, A.K. Sharma and A. Marinoni, "Black carbon aerosols over the Himalayas: direct and surface albedo forcing", Tellus B, 65, 19738, 2013. (
    30. Nair, V.S., S.S. Babu, K.K. Moorthy, S.S. Prijith, "Spatial Gradients in Aerosol-Induced Atmospheric Heating and Surface Dimming over the Oceanic Regions around India: Anthropogenic or Natural?", Journal of Climate, 26, 7611-7621, 2013. (
    31. ``New Directions: Elevated layers of anthropogenic aerosols aggravate stratospheric ozone loss?'', Atmospheric Environment, 79, 879–882, 2013.
    32. Perumalla Naveen Kumar,Nayab Rasool,K Madhu Krishna,A.D Sharma,Mridula.N ,T.K. Pant,P.Sreelatha,J.Rosmi,Santosh koli,Praveen Kumar and R Sharma, " Ionospheric variability over low and equatorial latitude regions over India-A study using RaBIT onboard YOUTHSAT", Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics, 42, 136-142, 2013.
    33. Prijith S. S., M. Aloysius, M. Mohan (2013), ‘Global Aerosol Source/Sink map’, Atmos. Environ., 80, 533-539.
    34. Prijith, S.S., K. Rajeev, Bijoy V. Thampi, Sandhya K Nair, Mannil Mohan, "Multi-year observations of spatial and vertical distribution of aerosols and genesis of the abnormal variations in aerosol loading over the Arabian Sea during Asian Summer Monsoon Season", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 105-106, 142-151, 2013. (
    35. Raghuram, S., and A. Bhardwaj, "Model for Atomic Oxygen Visible Line Emissions in Comet C/1995 O1 Hale-Bopp", Icarus, 223, 91-104, 2013. (
    36. Ramkumar, G., K. V. Subrahmanyam, K. Kishore Kumar, S.S.Das, Debadatta Swain, S. V. Sunilkumar, K. V. S. Namboodiri, K.N.Uma , Veena Suresh Babu,Sherine Rache John and Asha Babu, "First observational study during a solar eclipse event on variations in the horizontal winds simultaneously in the troposphere-stratosphere-mesosphere-lower thermosphere region over the equatorial station Thumba (8.5 N, 77 E)", Earth, Planets and Space, 65, 781-790, 2013,
    37. Satheesh, S.K., K.K. Moorthy, S.S. Babu and J. Srinivasan, "Unusual aerosol characteristics at Challakere in Karnataka", Current Science, 104 (5), 615-621, 2013. (
    38. Satheesh, S.K. and K.K. Moorthy, "AEROSAT - a space-borne sensor for continental aerosols: evaluation of the conceptual model", Current Science, 104 (8), 1008-1011, 2013. (
    39. Sekar ,R., S. P. Gupta, Y. B. Acharya, D. Chakrabarty , D. Pallam Raju, B. M. Pathan, Diwakar Tiwari, R. K. Choudhary, "Absence of streaming plasma waves around noontime over Thumba in recent times: Is it related to the movement of the dip equator?", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2013. (, doi. 10.1016/ j.jastp.2013. 02.00).
    40. Sijikumar, S., Liji John and K. Manjusha, "Sensitivity study on the role of Western Ghats in simulating the Asian summer monsoon characteristics", Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 120, 53-60, 2013. (
    41. Simi,K.G., G. Manju, M.K. Madhav Haridas, S.R. Prabhakaran Nayar, T.K. Pant and S.Alex, "Ionospheric response to a geomagnetic storm during november 08-10, 2004", Earth Planets and Space, 2013.
    42. Simi, K. G., C. Vineeth, T. K. Pant and S. R. P. Nayar, "Analysis of the Vertical Drifts in the Post Sunset Equatorial F region during Geomagnetically Quiet and Disturbed periods", Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, 42, 229 - 239, 2013.
    43. Sridharan, R., T. P. Das, S.M. Ahmed, G. Supriya, A. Bhardwaj, and J.A. Kamalakar, "Spatial heterogeneity in the radiogenic activity of the lunar interior: Inferences from CHACE and LLRI on Chandrayaan-1", Advances in Space Research, 51, 168-178, 2013. (
    44. Sridharan, R., T. P. Das, S. M. Ahmed, and A. Bhardwaj, "Indicators for localized regions of heavier species in the lunar surface from CHACE on Chandrayaan-1", Current Science, 105 (11), 1470-1472, 2013.
    45. Subrahmanyam, K.V., and K. K. Kumar, "CloudSat observations of cloud-type distribution over the Indian summer monsoon region", Annales Geophysicae, 31,
    46. Subrahmanyam, K.V. and K.Kumar, "Megha-Tropiques/SAPHIR measurements of humidity profiles: validation with AIRS and global radiosonde network", Atmospheric Measurement Techniques-Discussion., 6, 1-32., 2013,
    47. Subrahmanyam, K.V., K.K.Kumar and G. Ramkumar, "Delayed effects of annular solar eclipse of 15 January 2010 on the tropospheric and lower stratospheric winds along the eclipse path", Atmospheric Research, 122, 1 - 7, 2013,
    48. Sunilkumar, S. V., A. Babu, and K. Parameswaran, "Mean structure of the tropical tropopause and its variability over Indian longitude sector", Climate Dynamics, 1125-1140, 2013,,.
    49. Suresh Raju, C., R. Renju, T. Antony, N. Mathew and K. K. Moorthy, "Microwave radiometric observation of an intense convective system that formed waterspout over the coastal Arabian Sea", IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10, 1075-1079, 2013. (
    50. Suresh Raju, C., T. Antony, N. Mathew, K. N. Uma, and K. K. Moorthy, "MT MADRAS brightness temperature analysis for terrain characterization and land surface microwave estimation", Current Science, "SPECIAL ISSUE ON MT", 104(12), 1643-1649, 2013.
    51. Swain, D., N. V. P. Kirankumar, K. Kishore Kumar, Md.Mosarraf Hossain, M. Rajasekhar, GeethaRamkumar, "Application of Wavelet De-noising for Wind Speed retrieval from a 2.5 MHz Partial Reflection Radar", Current Trends in Signal Processing, 3(2), 2277-6176, 2013.
    52. Uma, K N, K.K.Kumar, S. S. Das, "Migrating and non-migrating diurnal and semi-diurnal tides over a tropical and an equatorial station", Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, 42 (5), 340-355, 2013.
    53. Uma, K.N., S.K.Das, S.S.Das, and K.K. Kumar, "Aura-MLS Observations of Water Vapor Entering the Stratosphere over the Northern Bay of Bengal and East Equatorial Indian Ocean", Terrestrial, Atmosphere and Ocean., 24, 3, 357-368, 2013,
    54. Vorburger, A., P. Wurz, S. Barabash, M. Wieser, Y. Futaana, C. Lue, M. Holmström, A. Bhardwaj, M. B. Dhanya, and K. Asamura, "Energetic Neutral Atom Imaging of the Lunar Surface", Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (7), 3937-3945, 2013. (


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