Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals (2020)


  1. Ando H, Takeshi Imamura, SilviaTellmann, Martin Pätzold, Bernd Häusler, Norihiko Sugimoto, MasahiroTakagi, Hideo Sagawa, Sanjay Limaye, Yoshihisa Matsuda, Raj Kumar Choudhary & Maria Antonita, Thermal structure of the Venusian atmosphere from the sub-cloud region to the mesosphere as observed by radio occultation, Scientific Report, 10, 3448, 2020.
  2. Aneesh, S., Sijikumar, S. Existence of ‘mini-break’ like condition during early Indian monsoon onset years. Climate Dynamics, 2020.
  3. Aryasree, S., Nair, P.R., and Hegde, P., "Radiative characteristics of near-surface aerosols at a tropical site: An estimation based on concurrent measurements of their physico-chemical characteristics", Journal of Earth System Science, 129, 185, 2020.
  4. 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, 105210, 2020.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Choudhary R. K., K. R. Bindu, Kumar Harshit, , Rahul Karkara, K. M. Ambili, T. K. Pant, Devadas Shenoy, Chandrakanta, N. Hemanth Kumar Reddy, T. K. Rajendran, M. Nazer, and M. Shajahan, Dual Frequency Radio Science experiment onboard Chandrayaan-2: a radio occultation technique to study temporal and spatial variations in the surface-bound ionosphere of the Moon, Current Science, 118, 2, 2020.
  8. Das, S. S., and K.V. Suneeth, 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, 2020.
  9. Das, S.S., G. Ramkumar, N. Koushik, D. J. Murphy, I. A. Girach,  K. V. Suneeth, K.V. Subrahmanyam,  V. K. Soni, Vivek Kumar, and M. Nazeer, Multiplatform observations of stratosphere-troposphere exchange over the Bharati (69.41oS, 76oE), Antarctica during ISEA-35, Journal  of Solar and Terrestrial Physics, 211, 105455, 2020.
  10. Das, S.S., K. V. Suneeth, M. V. Ratnam, K. N. Uma, M. D. Rao, and A. N. Babu, Long-term observations of stratosphere-troposphere exchange using MST Radar and Aura MLS measurements over a tropical station Gadanki, Radio Science, 2020.
  11. Das, Tirtha Pratim, Smitha V. Thampi, M. B. Dhanya, Neha Naik, P. Sreelatha, P. Pradeepkumar, G. Padma Padmanabhan B. Sundar, Dinakar Prasad Vajja, Amarnath Nandi, R. Satheesh Thampi, Vipin K. Yadav, J. K. Abhishek, , Md. Nazeer, P. T. Lali, Rosmy John, A. V. , Vijay Kumar Sen, M. Ramprabhu and A. Ajay Krishna, CHandra’s Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2 onboard Chandrayaan-2 to study the lunar neutral exosphere. Current science, 118, 2, 2020.
  12. Davis, E. V., K. Rajeev, Manoj Kumar Mishra, Effect of Clouds on the Diurnal Evolution of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height over a Tropical Coastal Station, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 2020.
  13. Koushik, N., K. K. Kumar, Tarique A. Siddiqui, Westward Acceleration of Tropical Stratopause Zonal Winds during Major Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events, Geophyical Research Letters, 2020.
  14. Emmanuel, M., Sunilkumar, S. V., Muhsin, M., Chandran, P. S., Parameswaran, K., Kumar, B. S., ... & Nagendra, N., Effect of monsoon dynamics and deep convection on the upper troposphere lower stratosphere water vapour over Indian monsoon region. Atmospheric Research, 105336, 2020.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Gogoi, Mukunda M., V. Jayachandran, A. Vaishya, S. S. Babu, S.K. Satheesh and K.K. Moorthy, "Airborne in-situ measurements of aerosol size distributions and BC across the IGP during SWAAMI–RAWEX", Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 8593–8610, 2020.
  18. Gogoi, Mukunda M., R.C. Thakur, S. Gazi, V.S. Nair, R. Mohan and S.S. Babu, "Vertical distributions of the microscopic morphological characteristics and elemental composition of aerosols over India", Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 2020.
  19. Gupta, Ashok Kumar, K. Rajeev, Edwin V. Davis, Manoj Kumar Mishra, Anish Kumar M. Nair, "Direct observations of the multi-year seasonal mean diurnal variations of TOA cloud radiative forcing over tropics using Megha-Tropiques-ScaRaB/3", Climate Dynamics, 2020,
  20. 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, 20, 561–576, 2020.
  21. Jose S., Nair V. S., and Babu S. S., "Anthropogenic Emissions from South Asia reverses the aerosol Indirect Effect over the northern Indian Ocean", Nature Scientific Reports, 10, 18360, 2020.
  22. Jose, L., Vineeth, C., Pant, T. K., & Kumar, K. K., Response of the equatorial ionosphere to the annular solar eclipse of 15 January 2010. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125(8), e2019JA027348, 2020.
  23. Kompalli, S. K., Babu, S. N. S., Krishnamoorthy, K., Satheesh, S. K., Gogoi, M. M., Nair, V. S., V, J., Liu, D., Flynn, M., and Coe, H., Mixing state of refractory black carbon aerosol in the South Asian outflow over the northern Indian Ocean during winter, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 2020,
  24. 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,
  25. Kompalli, S.K., Nair, V.S., Jayachandran, V., Gogoi, M.M., Babu, S.S. (2020), Particle number size distributions and new particle formation events over the northern Indian Ocean during continental outflow, Atmospheric Environment, 238,117719,
  26. 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.
  27. Koushik, N., Kumar, K. K., Vineeth, C., Ramkumar, G., & Subrahmanyam, K. V., Meteor radar observations of lunar semidiurnal oscillations in the mesosphere lower thermosphere over low and equatorial latitudes and their variability during sudden stratospheric warming events. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125, e2019JA027736, 2020.
  28. Krishnaprasad C., Thampi, S. V., & Bhardwaj, A., On the response of Martian ionosphere to the passage of a corotating interaction region: MAVEN observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124, 6998–7012, 2020.
  29. Krishnaprasad, C., Thampi, S. V., Bhardwaj, A., Lee, C. O., Kumar, K. K., & Pant, T. K., Recurrent Solar Energetic Particle Flux Enhancements Observed near Earth and Mars. The Astrophysical Journal, 902(1), 13, 2020.
  30. Kumar, K. K. Is Mesospheric Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Ephemeral?. Geophysical Research Letters, e2020GL091033.
  31. Kumar, K. N., Phanikumar, D. V., Sharma, S., Basha, G., Naja, M., Ouarda, T. B., & Ratnam, M. V., Influence of tropical-extratropical  interactions on the dynamics of extreme rainfall event: A case study from Indian region. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 85, 28-40, 2020.
  32. Kumar, P., Choudhary, R.K., Sampathkumaran, P. and Mandal, S., A comparative study of non-thermal parameters of the X-class solar flare plasma obtained from cold and warm thick-target models; error estimation by Monte Carlo simulation method, Astrophysics and Space Science, 365(1), 18, 2020.
  33. Kumar,K.K., K. V. Subrahmanyam, C. P. Kumar, J. Shanmugasundari, N. Koushik, R. P. Ajith, L Girija Devi, "C-band dual-polarization Doppler weather radar at Thumba (8.50 N, 770 E): initial results and validation," J. Appl. Remote Sens. 14(4), 044509 (2020),
  34. 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.
  35. Kureshi, P., Keshav R. Tripathi, and S.K. Mishra, Electrostatic charging of the sunlit hemisphere of the Moon under different plasma conditions; Astrophysics and Space Science, 365:23, 2020.
  36. Lakshmi N. B., Nair V. S. and Babu S. S., "Assessment of the vertical distribution of speciated aerosol absorption over South Asia using space borne LIDAR and ground-based observations", Remote Sensing of Environment, 112164, 2020.
  37. 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, Chandrayaan-2 Lander platform: RAMBHA-LP payload, Current Science, 118, 3, 10, 2020.
  38. Manju, G., Tarun K. Pant, N. Mridula, R.P. Aswathy, P. Sreelatha, Rosmy John, R. Satheesh Thampi, A.N. Aneesh, J.K. Abhishek, 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, 105203,  2020.
  39. 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 Jaiswal Rana, Snehil Srivastava and Satheesh Thampi, New outlook on lunar near surface plasma environment from Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander platform: RAMBHA_LP payload perspective, Current Science, 118(3), 383, 2020.
  40. 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.
  41. 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
  42. Mridula N., Tarun Kumar Pant, G. Manju, On the variability of the Equatorial Ionization Anomaly Trough over Indian region: A novel analysis using Beacon TEC measurements, Advances in Space Research, 2020.
  43. 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, 2020,
  44. 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,
  45. Nair V. S., Giorgi F., and Usha K. H., "Amplification of South Asian haze by water vapour-aerosol interactions", Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 14457–14471, 2020. (
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. Pramitha, M., Kumar, K. K., Ratnam, M. V., Praveen, M., & Rao, S. V. B., Gravity Wave Source Spectra Appropriation for Mesosphere Lower Thermosphere using Meteor Radar Observations and GROGRAT Model Simulations. Geophysical Research Letters, 2020. e2020GL089390.
  49. Ramesh, K., Smith, A. K., Garcia, R. R., Marsh, D. R., Sridharan, S., & Kishore Kumar, K. (2020). Long-term variability and tendencies in migrating diurnal tide from WACCM6 simulations during 1850–2014. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2020JD033644.
  50. Ramesh, K., Smith, A. K., Garcia, R. R., Marsh, D. R., Sridharan, S., & Kishore Kumar, K. (2020). Long-term variability and tendencies in middle atmosphere temperature and zonal wind from WACCM6 simulations during 1850–2014. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2020JD033579.
  51. Reddy L. T., G Balakrishnaiah, Raja Obul Reddy K, Siva Kumar Reddy N, Chakradhar Rao T, Rama Gopal K, Bhavyasree A., "Perturbations of atmospheric surface layer characteristics during the annular solar eclipse on 26 December 2019 over a semi-arid region Anantapur in southern India", Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 211, 105467,, 2020
  52. Roshny, S., D. Bala Subrahamanyam, T. J. Anruose and Radhika Ramachandran, "An Assessment of a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm in the Arabian Sea using the COSMO Model", SN Applied Sciences (In Press, 2020). (
  53. Shreedevi, P. R., Choudhary, R. K., Thampi, S. V., Yadav, S., Pant, T. K., Yu, Y., et al. (2020). Geomagnetic storm induced plasma density enhancements in the southern polar ionospheric region: a comparative study using St. Patrick’s day storms of 2013 and 2015, 2020, Space Weather,18,
  54. Sivakandan, M., Mondal, S., Sarkhel, S., Chakrabarty, D., Sunil Krishna, M. V., Chaitanya, P. P., A. K. Patra , R. K. Choudhary , T. K. Pant, A. K. Upadhayaya and Takuya Sori, 2020, Mid-latitude spread-F structures over the geomagnetic low-mid latitude transition region: An observational evidence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124, e2019JA027531.
  55. Subrahamanyam, D. B., S. Roshny, Freddy P. Paul, T. J. Anurose and Radhika Ramachandran, "Impact of a very severe cyclonic storm “OCKHI” on the vertical structure of marine atmospheric boundary layer over the Arabian Sea”, Bulletin of Atmospheric Science and Technology, 2020.
  56. Subba T., M.M. Gogoi, B. Pathak, P. K. Bhuyan and S. S. Babu, "Recent trend in the global distribution of aerosol direct radiative forcing from satellite measurements: regional impacts", Atmospheric Science Letters, e975, 2020.
  57. Subrahmanyam, K. V. and K. Kishore Kumar, The vertical structure of latent heating and its association with cloud types during the Indian summer monsoon, REMOTE SENSING LETTERS,, 2020
  58. 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, 2020.
  59. Subrahmanyam, K. V., and Sruthy Rose Baby, C-band Doppler weather radar observations during the passage of tropical cyclone ‘Ockhi’, Natural Hazards, 2020,
  60. 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,
  61. 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, (
  62. 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. (
  63. Vishnu, R., Y. Bhavani Kumar & Anish Kumar M. Nair (2020), An Investigation of the Elevated Aerosol Layer Using a Polarization Lidar Over a Tropical Rural Site in India, Boundary-Layer Meteorology,
  64. Yadav, S., Choudhary, R. K., Kumari, J., Sunda, S., Shreedevi, P. R., & Pant, T. K., 2020, Reverse fountain and the nighttime enhancement in the ionospheric electron density over the equatorial region: A case study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124, e2019JA027286,
  65. Yadav, S., Shiokawa, K., Oyama, S., & Otsuka, Y, Multievent analysis of oscillatory motion of medium-scale traveling ionospheric disturbances observed by a 630-nm airglow imager over Tromsø, 2020, Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125, e2019JA027598. 10.1029/2019JA027598