Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals (2016)

    1. Aruna,K.,T.V.Lakshmi Kumar,B.V.Krishna Murthy,S.Suresh Babu,M.Venkat Ratnam,D.Narayana Rao (2016), Short wave Aerosol Radiative Forcing estimates over a semi urban coastal environment in south-east India and validation with surface flux measurements, Atmospheric Environment 125,418-428,
    2. Aneesh S., and S.Sijikumar (2016) "Changes in the south Asian monsoon low level jet during recent decades and its role in the monsoon water cycle" Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 47-53,
    3. Aneesh S., and S. Sijikumar, "Changes in the La Nina teleconnection to the Indian summer monsoon during recent period", Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics,
    4. Ashok Kumar Gupta, K. Rajeev and S. Sijikumar, "Day-night changes in the altitude distribution, physical properties and radiative impact of low-altitude clouds over the stratocumulus-dominated subtropical oceans", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 161: 118-126, 2017.
    5. Babu, S. S., V. S. Nair, M. M. Gogoi, K. K. Moorthy, 2015, Seasonal variation of vertical distribution of aerosol single scattering albedo over Indian sub-continent: RAWEX aircraft observations, Atmospheric Environment, 125, 312-323,
    6. Babu, S. S., Sobhan Kumar Kompalli and K. Krishna Moorthy , Aerosol number size distributions over a coastal semi urban location: Seasonal changes and ultrafine particle bursts, Science of the Total Environment, Science of the Total Environment,563–564, pp 351–365,
    7. Begam,G.R., C. V. Vachaspati, Y. N. Ahammed, K. R. Kumar, S. Suresh Babu, R.R. Reddy, “Measurement and analysis of Black Carbon aerosols over a tropical semi-arid station Kadapa, India” Atmospheric Research 171,77-91,
    8. Bhardwaj, A., S. V. Thampi, T. P. Das, M. B. Dhanya, N. Naik, D. P. Vajja, P. Pradeepkumar, P. Sreelatha, G. Supriya, J. K. Abhishek, S. V. Mohankumar, R. S. Thampi, V. K. Yadav, B. Sundar, A. Nandi, G. P. Padmanabhan, and A. V. Aliyas (2016), "On the evening time exosphere of Mars: Result from MENCA aboard Mars Orbiter Mission", Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (5), 1862-1867,
    9. Bindu G., P. R. Nair, S. Aryasree and S. Jacob (2016), "Pattern of aerosol mass loading and chemical composition over the atmospheric environment of an urban coastal station", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 138-139, 121-135. j.jastp.2016.01.004.
    10. Bhardwaj, A., T. K. Pant, R. K. Choudhary, D. Nandy, and P. K. Manoharan (2016), Space Weather Research: Indian Perspective, Space Weather, 14.
    11. Chandrika, P., S. VijayaBhaskara Rao, N.V.P. KiranKumar and T. Narayana Rao, Validation of Empirical Rainrate Models over a Tropical Coastal Station and an Inland Station in Southern India", IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 15, 698-701,
    12. Choudhary R. K., K. M. Ambili, S. Choudhury, M. B. Dhanya, and A. Bhardwaj (2016), On the origin of the ionosphere at the Moon using results from Chandrayaan-1 S-Band Radio Occultation Experiment and a photochemical model, Geophysical Research Letters.
    13. Chandra H., R. G. Rastogi, R.K. Choudhary and S.Sharma (2016), Equatorial electrojet in the Indian egion during the geomagnetic storm of 13–14 November 1998", Journal of Earth System Science, 125(3), pp.669-675.

    14. Das, S.S., M. V. Ratnam, K. N. Uma, A. K. Patra, K. V. Subrahmanyam, I. A. Girach, K.V. Suneeth, K. K. Kumar and G. Ramkumar (2016), Stratospheric intrusion into the troposphere during the tropical cyclone Nilam (2012), Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, 142, 2168-2179,
    15. Das, S.S., M. V. Ratnam, K. N. Uma, K. V. Subrahmanyam, I.A.Girach, A. K. Patra,S. Aneesh, K.V. Suneeth, K. K. Kumar, A.P.Kesarkar, S. Sijikumar and G. Ramkumar (2016),  Influence of Tropical Cyclones on Tropospheric Ozone: Possible Implications, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 4837-4847,
    16. Das, T. P., S. Thampi, A. Bhardwaj, S. M. Ahmed, and R Sridharan (2016),Observation of Neon at mid and high latitudes in the sunlit Lunar Exosphere: Results from CHACE aboard MIP/Chandrayaan-1, Icarus, 272, 206-211,
    17. Dhanya, M. B., A. Bhardwaj, Y. Futaana, S. Barabash, A. Alok, M. Wieser, Mats Holmström, and P. Wurz (2016), Characteristics of proton velocity distribution functions in the near-lunar wake from Chandrayaan-1/SWIM observations, Icarus, 271, 120-130,
    18. Deepak K. Karan, Duggirala Pallamraju, Kedar A. Phadke, Tatiparti Vijayalakshmi, Tarun K. Pant, Shyamoli Mukherjee (2016), Electrodynamic influence on the diurnal behaviour of neutral daytime airglow emissions, Annales Geophysicae , 34(11):1019-1030.
    19. Diptiranjan Rout, D. Chakrabarty, R. Sekar, G. D. Reeves, J. M. Ruohoniemi, T. K. Pant, B. Veenadhari, and K.Shiokawa (2016), An evidence for prompt electric  eld disturbance driven by changes in the solar wind density under northward IMF Bz condition", Journal of Geophysical Research – Space Physics , 121.
    20. Gogoi, Mukunda M., S. Suresh Babu, K. K. Moorthy, RC Thakur, J.P.Chaubey, V.S. Nair (2016), Aerosol black carbon over Svalbard regions of Arctic, 10, 60-70,
    21. John, S.R., and K. K.Kumar (2016), HIRDLS observations of global gravity wave absolute momentum fluxes: A wavelet based approach, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 138-139, 74-86,
    22. John, S.R., K.K. Kumar (2016), Global normal mode planetary wave activity: a study using TIMED/SABER observations from the stratosphere to the mesosphere-lower thermosphere, Climate Dynamics, 47, 3863-3881,
    23. Joshi, H., Manish Naja, K.P.Singh, Rajesh Kumar, P.Bhardwaj S.Suresh Babu, S.K.Satheesh, K.Krishna Moorthy, H.C. Chandola (2016), Investigations of aerosol black carbon from a semi-urban site in the Indo-Gangetic Plain region, Atmospheric Environment 125, 346–359,
    24. Jyoti Bhate, Amit P. Kesarkar, Anandakumar Karipot, D. Bala Subrahamanyam, M. Rajasekhar, V. Sathiyamoorthy, C.M. Kishtawal (2016), A sea breeze induced thunderstorm over an inland station over Indian South Peninsula – A case study", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 148: 96-111,
    25. Kavitha M. and P. R. Nair, Region-dependent seasonal pattern of methane over Indian region as observed by SCIAMACHY (2016), Atmospheric Environment, 131, 316-325, 2016.
    26. Kiran Kumar N.V.P. and Lavanya S, Variation of DSD parameters during stratiform precipitation over a coastal station Thumba (8.5 N, 76.9 E) using MRR observations, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9876,
    27. Kompalli, Sobhan Kumar, S. Suresh Babu, Lakshmi N. Bharatan and K. Krishna Moorthy (2016), Spring-time enhancement in aerosol burden over a high altitude location (4520 m amsl) in western trans-Himalayas: results from long-term observations (2016), Current Science, 110, 117-131 ,
    28. Lavanya,  S and N.V.P. Kiran Kumar (2016), Seasonal variations of raindrop size distributions over a coastal station Thumba & Understanding the variability of Z-R relations over the coastal station Thumba (8.5°N, 76.9°E), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9876,
    29. Lue, C., Y. Futaana, S. Barabash, Y. Saito, M. Nishino, M. Wieser, K. Asamura, A. Bhardwaj, and P. Wurz (2016), Scattering characteristics and imaging of energetic neutral atoms from the Moon in the terrestrial magnetosheath", Journal of Geophysical Research, 121 (1), 432-445,
    30. Manju G., Madhav Haridas M. K. and Aswathy R.P (2016), Role of gravity wave seed perturbations in ESF day-to-day variability: a quantitative approach, Adv. Space Res., 57, 1021-1028,
    31. Manju G. (206), On the unique divergent response of the equatorial electrojet vertical polarization electric field to different solar flare events, J. Geophys. Res., 121,
    32. Manoj Kumar Mishra; K. Rajeev (2016) Spectral dependence of aerosol radiative forcing at surface over a tropical coastal station . Proc. SPIE 9880, Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques and Applications VI, 98800A;
    33. Manoj Kumar Mishra and K. Rajeev (2016), Direct observations of shortwave aerosol radiative forcing at surface and its diurnal variation during the Asian dry season at southwest Indian peninsula, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys.,
    34. Mathew, S.S., K.K.Kumar , K. V.Subrahmanyam (2016), Hadley cell dynamics in Japanese Reanalys is-55 dataset: evaluation using other reanalysis datasets and global radiosonde network observations, Climate Dynamics,
    35. Muhsin M, Sunilkumar S. V, M. Venkat Ratnam, K. Parameswaran, B. V. Krishna Murthy, Geetha Ramkumar, K. Rajeev (2016), Diurnal variation of turbulence in the troposphere and lower stratosphere derived from simultaneous radiosonde observations at two tropical stations, in the Indian Peninsula, Atmospheric Research, 180, 12-23,
    36. Mukundan, V., and A. Bhardwaj (2016), "Monte Carlo model for electron degradation in Xenon gas", Proceedings of Royal Society A, 472 (2187), doi:10.1098/rspa.2015.0727.
    37. Madhav Haridas, M. K., G. Manju, and T. Arunamani (2016), Solar activity variations of nocturnal thermospheric meridional winds over Indian longitude sector, Journal of Geophysical Research – Space Physics , 147, 21–27.
    38. Nizy Mathew, C. Suresh Raju, R. Renju and Tinu Antony (2016), Distribution of Tropical Deep Convective Clouds from Megha-Tropiques SAPHIR Data, IEEE Transactions On Geoscience And Remote Sensing, 6409-6414,
    39. Pathak, B., T.Subba, P.Dahutia, P.K.Bhuyan, K.Krishna Moorthy, M.M.Gogoi, S.Suresh Babu, L. Chutia, P. Ajay, J.Biswas, C. Bharali, A. Borgohain, P.Dhar, A.Guha, B.K.De, T.Banik, M.Chakraborty, S.S. Kundu, S. Sudhakar, S.B.Singh (2016), Aerosol characteristics in north-east India using ARFINET spectral optical depth measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 125,461–473,
    40. Prijith,S.S., S. Suresh Babu., N.B. Lakshmi, S.K. Satheesh, K.K. Moorthy (2016), Meridional gradients in aerosol vertical distribution over Indian Mainland: Observations and model simulations, Atmospheric Environment 125, 337-345,
    41. Rajeev, K. Manoj K. Mishra, S. V. Sunilkumar, S. Sijikumar (2016), Dual polarization micropulse lidar observations of the diurnal evolution of atmospheric boundary layer over a tropical coastal station . Proc. SPIE 9879, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring XV, 98790V,
    42. Raghuram, S., A. Bhardwaj, and M. Galand (2016),Prediction of forbidden ultraviolet and visible emissions in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astrophysical Journal, 818, 2,
    43. Reddy,K.R.O., G. Balakrishnaiah, K. R.Gopal, N.S.K. Reddy, T. Chakradhar Rao,T. Lokeswara Reddy, R.R. Reddy, S. Suresh Babu (2016), Direct radiative forcing properties of atmospheric aerosols over semi-arid region, Anantapur in India, Science of the Total Environment,
    44. Renju, R., C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, N. V. P. Kirankumar, and K. Krishna Moorthy, Tropical Convective Cloud Characterization Using Ground-Based Microwave Radiometric Observations (2016), IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote & Sens., Vol. 54, Issue 6,
    45. Subrahmanyam K.V., Karanam Kishore Kumar, N.V.P. KiranKumar and G. Viswanathan (2016), Evaluation of Doppler Weather Radar MEGHA-2700 Observations Using Gematronik Doppler Weather Radar and TRMM Precipitation Radar”, Meteorological Applications, 23, 470-476,
    46. Shreedevi P. R., S.V. Thampi, D. Chakrabarty, R. K. Choudhary, T. K. Pant, A. Bhardwaj and S. Mukherjee (2016), On the latitudinal changes in the ionospheric electrodynamics and composition based on observations over the 76-77oE meridian from both hemisphere during a geomagnetic storm, J. Geophys. Res., 21, 76-77,
    47. Sijikumar. S, S. Aneesh and K. Rajeev (2016), Multi-year model simulations of mineral dust distribution and transport over the Indian subcontinent during summer monsoon seasons" Meteorol Atmos Phys,
    48. Sunilkumar, S.V., M. Muhsin, Maria Emmanuel, Geetha Ramkumar, K. Rajeev, S. Sijikumar (2016), Balloon-borne cryogenic frost-point hygrometer observations of water vapour in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere over India: First results(2016), Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 140, 86-93,
    49. Thampi, S. V., P. R. Shreedevi, R. K. Choudhary, T. K. Pant, D. Chakrabarty, S. Sunda,S. Mukherjee, and A. Bhardwaj (2016), "Direct observational evidence for disturbance dynamo on the daytime low-latitude ionosphere: A case study based on the 28 June 2013 space weather event", Journal of Geophysical Research – Space Physics , 121.
    50. Uma, K. N., and S. S. Das  (2016),Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Diurnal Variability in the Tropospheric Humidity using SAPHIR on-board Megha-Tropiques", Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 146, 89-100,
    51. Unnikrishnan, K., H. Sreekumar, R. K. Choudhary, V. M. Ashna, K. M. Ambili, P. R. Shreedevi, and P. B. Rao (2016), A study on the evolution of plasma bubbles using the single station-multisatellite and multistation-single satellite techniques", Journal of Geophysical Research – Space Physics , 122, 3678–3688.
    52. Venkat Ratnam, M., S.R.Babu, S. S. Das, G. Basha, B.V.Krishnamurthy, and B. Venkateswararao (2016): Effect of tropical cyclones on the Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange observed using satellite observations over north Indian Ocean, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,
    53. Yadav Sneha, R. Sridharan, Surendra Sunda (2016), Impact of the 17 March 2015- St. Patrick’s Day storm on the evolutionary pattern of equatorial ionization anomaly over the Indian longitudes using high resolution spatio-temporal TEC maps -New insights", Space Weather.