Department Details

Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences

1)    Bhawar, R., Fadnavis, S.S., Kumar, V., Rahul, P.R.C., Sinha, T., Lolli, S. (2021). Radiative Impacts of Aerosols During COVID-19 Lockdown Period Over the Indian Region. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, 746090. ISSN(print/online): 2296-665X, URL/DOI:
2)    Sonbawne, S.M., Devara, P.C., Bhawar, R., Reddy, R.P., Siingh, D., Fadnavis, S., Panicker, A.S., Pandithurai, G. (2021). Aerosol physico–optical–radiative characterization and classification during summer over Ny-Alesund, Arctic. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 42 (22), 8760-8781. ISSN(print/online): 0143-1161/1366-5901, URL/DOI:
3)    Karipot, A., Dhangar, N.G., Lal, D.M., Ghude, S.D., Kulkarni, R., Parde, A.N., Pithani, P., Niranjan, K., Prasad, D.S., Jena, C., Sajjan, V.S., Prabhakaran, T. (2021). On the Conditions for Onset and Development of Fog Over New Delhi: An Observational Study from the WiFEX. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 178, 3727-3746. ISSN(print/online): 0033-4553/1420-9136, URL/DOI:
4)    Deb Burman, P.K., Chakraborty, S., El-Madany, T.S., Ramasubramanian, R., Gogoi, N., Gnanamoorthy, P., Murkute, C., Nagarajan, R., Karipot, A. (2021). A comparative study of ecohydrologies of a tropical mangrove and a broadleaf deciduous forest using eddy covariance measurement. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 134 (1), 1-22. ISSN(print/online): 0177-7971/1436-5065, URL/DOI:
5)    Malap, N., Prabha, T.V., Karipot, A. (2021). Impact of middle atmospheric humidity on boundary layer turbulence and clouds. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 215, 105553. ISSN(print/online): 1364-6826/1879-1824, URL/DOI:
6)    Sathyanadh, A., Prabha, T.V., Chowdhuri, S., Balaji, B., Resmi, E.A., Karipot, A. (2021). Evaluation of PBL parameterization schemes against direct observations during a land depression over Central India. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 144 (1-2), 253-271. ISSN(print/online): 0177-798X/1434-4483, URL/DOI:
7)    Murthy, K.N., Saravana, R., Kumar, G. K., Kumar, K.V. (2021). Modelling and forecasting for monthly surface air temperature patterns in India, 1951–2016: Structural time series approach. Journal of Earth System Science, 130 (1), 21. ISSN(print/online): 0253-4126/0973-774X, URL/DOI:
8)    Wagh, S., Singh, P., Ghude, S., Safai, P., Prabhakaran, T., Kumar, P. P. (2021). Study of ice nucleating particles in fog-haze weather at New Delhi, India: a case of polluted environment. Atmospheric Research, 259, 105693. ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
9)    Mukherjee, S., Lohani, P., Kumar, K., Chowdhuri, S., Prabhakaran, T., Karipot, A.K. (2020). Assessment of New Alternative Scaling Properties of the Convective Boundary Layer: Application to Velocity and Temperature Spectra. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 176, 271-289. ISSN(print/online): 0006-8314/1573-1472, URL/DOI:
10)    Burman, P.K.D., Shurpali, N.J., Chowdhuri, S., Karipot, A., Chakraborty, S., Lind, S.E., Martikainen, P.J., Chellappan, S., Arola, A., Tiwari, Y.K., Murugavel, P., Gurnule, D., Todekar, K., Prabha, T.V. (2020). Eddy covariance measurements of CO2 exchange from agro-ecosystems located in subtropical (India) and boreal (Finland) climatic conditions. Journal of Earth System Science, 129 (1), 43. ISSN(print/online): 0253-4126/0973-774X, URL/DOI:
11)    Burman, P.K.D., Sarma, D., Chakraborty, S., Karipot, A., Jain, A.K., (2020). The effect of Indian summer monsoon on the seasonal variation of carbon sequestration by a forest ecosystem over North-East India. SN Applied Sciences, 2 (2), 154. ISSN(print/online): 2523-3963 /2523-3971, URL/DOI:
12)    Gnanamoorthy, P., Selvam, V., Burman, P.K.D., Chakraborty, S., Karipot, A., Nagarajan, R., Ramasubramanian, R., Song, Q., Zhang, Y., Grace, J. (2020). Seasonal variations of net ecosystem (CO2) exchange in the Indian tropical mangrove forest of Pichavaram. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 243, 106828. ISSN(print/online): 0272-7714/1096-0015, URL/DOI:
13)    Chowdhuri, S., Todekar, K., Murugavel, P., Karipot, A., Prabha, T.V. (2020). Unravelling the turbulent structures of temperature variations during a gust front event: a case study. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 21 (1), 263-281. ISSN(print/online): 1573-1510/1567-7419, URL/DOI:
14)    Murthy, K. N., Kumar, G. K. (2020). Structural time‑series modelling for seasonal surface air temperature patterns in India 1951–2016. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 133 (1), 27-39. ISSN(print/online): 0177-7971/1436-5065, URL/DOI:
15)    Koushik, N., Kumar, K.K., Ramkumar, G., Subrahmanyam, K.V., Kumar, G.K., Hocking, W.K., He, M., Latteck, R. (2020). 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, 54, 1436-5065. ISSN(print/online): 0930-7575/1432-0894, URL/DOI:
16)    Patil, C., Prabhakaran, T., Ray, K.S., Karipot, A. (2019). Revisiting Moisture Transport During the Indian Summer Monsoon Using the Moisture River Concept. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 176 (11), 5107-5123. ISSN(print/online): 0033-4553/1420-9136, URL/DOI:
17)    Gnanamoorthy, P., Selvam, V., Ramasubramanian, R., Chakraborty, S., Pramit, D., Karipot, A. (2019). Soil organic carbon stock in natural and restored mangrove forests in pichavaram south-east coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 48 (5), 801-808. ISSN(print/online): 0379-5136/0975-1033.
18)    Pithani, P., Ghude, S.D., Prabhakaran, T., Karipot, A., Hazra, A., Kulkarni, R., Chowdhuri, S., Resmi, E.A., Konwar, M., Murugavel, P., Safai, P.D. (2019). WRF model sensitivity to choice of PBL and microphysics parameterization for an advection fog event at Barkachha, rural site in the Indo-Gangetic basin, India. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 136 (3-4), 1099-1113. WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0177-798X/1434-4483, URL/DOI:
19)    Sarma, D., Baruah, K.K., Chakraborty, S., Karipot, A., Baruah, R. (2019). Impact of ecosystem respiration on carbon balance in a semi-evergreen forest of Northeast India. Current Science, 116 (5), 751-757. ISSN(print/online): 0011-3891, URL/DOI:
20)    Gnanamoorthy, P., Selvam, V., Ramasubramanian, R., Nagarajan, R., Chakraborty, S., Burman, P.K.D., Karipot, A. (2019). Diurnal and seasonal patterns of soil CO 2 efflux from the Pichavaram mangroves, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191 (4), 258. ISSN(print/online): 0167-6369/1573-2959, URL/DOI:
21)    Patade, S., Kulkarni, G., Patade, S., Deshmukh, A., Pravin, D., Axisa, D., Fan, J., Pradeepkumar, P., Prabha, T.V. (2019). Role of liquid phase in the development of ice phase in monsoon clouds: Aircraft observations and numerical simulations. Atmospheric Research, 229, 157-174. ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
22)    Sarma, D., Baruah, K.K., Baruah, R., Gogoi, N., Bora, A., Chakraborty, S., Karipot, A. (2018). Carbon dioxide, water vapour and energy fluxes over a semi-evergreen forest in Assam, Northeast India. Journal of Earth System Science, 127 (7), 94. Google Scholar Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0253-4126/0973-774X, URL/DOI:
23)    Burman, P.K.D., Prabha, T.V., Morrison, R., Karipot, A. (2018). A case study of turbulence in the nocturnal boundary layer during the Indian summer monsoon. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 169 (1), 115-138. ISSN(print/online): 0006-8314/1573-1472, URL/DOI:
24)    Kumar, G.K., Tyssøy, H.N., Williams, B.P. (2018). A preliminary comparison of Na lidar and meteor radar zonal winds during geomagnetic quiet and disturbed conditions. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 168, 70-79. ISSN(print/online): 1364-6826/1879-1824, URL/DOI:
25)    Gnanaseelan, C., Deshpande, A. (2017). Equatorial Indian Ocean subsurface current variability in an Ocean General Circulation Model.. Climate Dynamics, 50 (5-6), 1-13. Google Scholar Citations: , ISSN(print/online): 0930-7575/1432-0894, URL/DOI:
26)    Bhavani, T.S.D., Chowdary, J.S., Bharathi, G., Srinivas, G., Prasad, K.V.S.R., Deshpande, A., Parekh, A., Gnanaseelan, C. (2017). Response of the tropical Indian Ocean SST to decay phase of La Niña and associated processes. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 80, 110-123. ISSN(print/online): 0377-0265/1872-6879, URL/DOI:
27)    Sathyanadh, A., Prabhakaran, T., Patil, C., Karipot, A (2017). Planetary boundary layer height over the Indian subcontinent: Variability and controls with respect to monsoon. Atmospheric Research, 195, 44-61. ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
28)    Sathyanadh, A., Prabha, T.V., Balaji, B., Resmi, E.A., Karipot, A. (2017). Evaluation of WRF PBL parameterization schemes against direct observations during a dry event over the Ganges valley . Atmospheric Research, 193, 125-141. ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
29)    Burman, P.K.D., Sarma, D., Williams, M., Karipot, A., Chakraborty, S. (2017). Estimating gross primary productivity of a tropical forest ecosystem over north-east India using LAI and meteorological variables. Journal of Earth System Science, 126 (7), 99. WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0253-4126/0973-774X, URL/DOI:
30)    Wagh, S.D., Nagare, B., More, S.D., Kumar, P.P. (2017). Multiyear observations of deposition-mode ice nucleating particles at two high-altitude stations in India. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 34 (12), 1437-1446. ISSN(print/online): 0256-1530/1861-9533 , URL/DOI:
31)    Pawar, V.S., Domkawale, M.A., Pawar, S.D., Salvekar, P.S., Pradeep Kumar, P. (2017). Inter annual variability of tropospheric NO2 and tropospheric ozone over Maharashtra (India) : the role of lightning. Remote Sensing Letters, 8 (11), 1015-1024. WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 2150-704X/2150-7058, URL/DOI:
32)    Ranalkar, M.R., Pawar, S.D., Kumar, P.P. (2017). Characteristics of lightning activity in tropical cyclones developed over North Indian Ocean basin during 2010–2015. Atmospheric Research, 187, 16-32. WoS Citations: 2, ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
33)    Gayatri, K., Patade, S., Prabha, T.V. (2017). Aerosol-Cloud Interaction in Deep Convective Clouds over the Indian Peninsula Using Spectral (Bin) Microphysics. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74 (10), 3145-3166. WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0022-4928/1520-0469, URL/DOI:
34)    Bhawar, R.L., Lee, W.S., Rahul, P.R.C. (2016). Aerosol types and radiative forcing estimates over East Asia. Atmospheric Environment, 141, 532–541. ISSN(print/online): 1352-2310/1873-2844, URL/DOI:
35)    Sathyanadh, A., Karipot, A., Ranalkar, M., Prabhakaran, T. (2016). Evaluation of soil moisture data products over Indian region and analysis of spatio-temporal characteristics with respect to monsoon rainfall. Journal of Hydrology, 542, 47-62. WoS Citations: 6, ISSN(print/online): 0022-1694/1879-2707, URL/DOI:
36)    Bhate, J., Kesarkar, A.P., Karipot, A., Subrahamanyam, D.B., Rajasekhar, M., Sathiyamoorthy, V., Kishtawal, C.M. (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. ISSN(print/online): 1364-6826/1879-1824, URL/DOI:
37)    Kolhe, A.R., Pawar, G.V., Varpe, S.R., Kumar, P.P., Devara, P.C., Aher, G.R. (2016). Multi-year analysis of aerosol properties retrieved from the Angstrom Parameters for Different Spectral Ranges over Pune. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 3266-3280. WoS Citations: 4, ISSN(print/online): 1680-8584/2071-1409, URL/DOI:
38)    Chowdhuri, S., Prabha, T.V., Karipot, A., Dharamraj, T., Patil, M.N. (2015). Relationship Between the Momentum and Scalar Fluxes Close to the Ground During the Indian Post-monsoon Period. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 154 (2), 333-348. Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 3, ISSN(print/online): 0006-8314/1573-1472, URL/DOI:
39)    Rahul, P.R.C., Bhawar, R.L., Ayantika,D.C., Panicker, A.S., Safai, P.D., Tharaprabhakaran, V., Padmakumari, B., Raju, M.P. (2014). Double blanket effect caused by two layers of black carbon aerosols escalates warming in the Brahmaputra River Valley. Scientific Reports, 4, 3670. Google Scholar Citations: 9, WoS Citations: 4, ISSN(print/online): 2045-2322, URL/DOI:
40)    Bhawar, R.L., Jiang, J.H., Hui Su, Schwartz, M.J. (2014). Variation of upper tropospheric clouds and water vapour over the Indian Ocean. International Journal of Climatology, 34 (15), 3840-3848. Google Scholar Citations: 2, WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0899-8418/1097-0088, URL/DOI:
41)    Umamaheswari, A., P. Pradeep Kumar., Sukhtankar, R.K. (2014). Temporal change in the structural fabric during pre- and post-26 January 2001 Bhuj earthquake, using remote sensing data. Natural Hazards, 72 (2), 323-336. ISSN(print/online): 0921-030X/1573-0840, URL/DOI:
42)    Wagholikar, N.K., Sinha Ray, K.C., Sen, P.N., P. Pradeep Kumar (2014). Trends in seasonal temperatures over the Indian region. Journal of Earth System Science, 123 (4), 673-687. Google Scholar Citations: 5, WoS Citations: 5, ISSN(print/online): 0253-4126/0973-774X, URL/DOI:
43)    Patade, S., Nagare, B., Wagh, S., Maheskumar, R.S., Prabha, T.V., Kumar, P.P. (2014). Deposition ice nuclei observations over the Indian region during CAIPEEX. Atmospheric Research, 149, 300-314. Google Scholar Citations: 6, WoS Citations: 6, ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
44)    Puranik, S.S., Ray, K.C., Sen, P.N., Kumar, P.P. (2014). Impact of cross equatorial meridional transport on the performance of thesouthwest monsoon over India. Current Science, 107 (6), 1006-1013. Google Scholar Citations: 2, ISSN(print/online): 0011-3891, URL/DOI:
45)    Bhawar, R.L., Rahul, P.R.C. (2013). Aerosol-Cloud-Interaction Variability Induced by Atmospheric Brown Clouds during the 2009 Indian Summer Monsoon Drought . Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 13 (4), 1384-1391. Google Scholar Citations: 5, WoS Citations: 6, ISSN(print/online): 1680-8584/2071-1409, URL/DOI:
46)    More, S., P. Pradeep Kumar, Pawan Gupta, P., P.C.S. Devara, Aher, G.R. (2013). Comparison of Aerosol Products Retrieved from Aeronet, Microtops and MODIS over a Tropical Urban City, Pune, India. . Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15 (1), 107-121. Google Scholar Citations: 19, WoS Citations: 39, ISSN(print/online): 1680-8584/2071-1409, URL/DOI:
47)    Puranik, S.S., Ray, K.S., Sen, P.N., Kumar, P.P. (2013). An index for predicting the onset of monsoon over Kerala. Current Science, 105 (7), 954-961. Google Scholar Citations: 4, WoS Citations: 8, ISSN(print/online): 0011-3891, URL/DOI:
48)    Patil, R., Sinha Ray, K.C., Pradeep Kumar, P. (2013). Precipitation forecast over Northwest India associated with Western Disturbance using ensemble method with VARSHA Model. Vatavaran, 36 (2), 76-86. ISSN(print/online): 0970-3543.
49)    Prabha, T.V., Karipot, A., Axisa, D., Kumari, B.P., Maheskumar, R.S., Konwar, M., Kulkarni, J.R., Goswami, B.N. (2012). Scale interactions near the foothills of Himalayas during CAIPEEX. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117 (D10), 1-19. Google Scholar Citations: 17, WoS Citations: 18, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
50)    Zhang, G., Leclerc, M. Y., Karipot, K., Duarte, H.F., Mursch-Radlgruber, R., Gholz, H.L. (2011). The impact of logging on the surrounding flow in a managed forest. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 106 (3-4), 511-521. Google Scholar Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0177-798X/1434-4483, URL/DOI:
51)    Umamaheswari, A., Pradeep Kumar, P., Sukhtankar, R.K. (2011). Migration of seismicity in the North-Eastern part of India- A possible relation with the major structural elements. Gondwana Geological Magazine, 26 (1), 13-20. ISSN(print/online): 0970-261X.

Publications Before 2011

52)    Zhang, G., Leclerc, M.Y., Karipot, A. (2010). Local flux-profile relationships of wind speed and temperature in a canopy layer in atmospheric stable conditions. Biogeosciences, 7 (11), 3625-3636. Google Scholar Citations: 17, WoS Citations: 7, ISSN(print/online): 1726-4170/1726-4189, URL/DOI:
53)    Prakash, P.J., Kumar, P.P. (2010). Effect of sulfates and chlorides on electrification by a noninductive process applicable to stratiform clouds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115 (D2), D02206. Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
54)    Prakash, J., Kumar, P.P. (2010). Laboratory experiments on the effect of organic acids and metals on the charge transfer during ice crystal – graupel collision under the conditions similar to stratiform clouds. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10 (1), 245-280. Google Scholar Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 1680-7316/1680-7324, URL/DOI:
55)    Jish, P.P., Kumar, P (2009). Laboratory experiement on the effect of trace chemicals on charge transfer during ice-hail colliosion. Atmospheric Research, 93 (1-3), 655-663. Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
57)    Broekhuizen, K.E., Thornberry, T., Kumar, P.P., Abbatt, J.P. (2004). Formation of cloud condensation nuclei by oxidative processing: Unsaturated fatty acids. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 109 (D24), 1-8. Google Scholar Citations: 66, WoS Citations: 53, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
58)    Mandal, G., Kumar, P.P. (2004). Laboratory studies on the effect of external electric fields and discharges on charge transfer during ice-hail collision. Indian Journal of Physics and Proceedings of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science-Part B, 78B (1), 39-45. WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0973-1458/0974-9845.
59)    Mandal, G., Kumar, P.P. (2004). A laboratory study on the effect of sulfuric acid on charge transfer during ice-graupel collision. Indian Journal of Physics, 78 (6), 439-444. ISSN(print/online): 0973-1458/0974-9845 .
60)    Kumar, P.P., Borekhuizen, K., Abbatt, J.P.D. (2003). Organic acids as cloud condensation nuclei: Laboratory studies of highly soluble and insoluble species. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 3, 509-520 . Google Scholar Citations: 131, WoS Citations: 115, ISSN(print/online): 1680-7316/1680-7324, URL/DOI:
61)    Mandal, G., Kumar, P.P. (2002). A laboratory study of ice nucleation due to electrical discharge. Atmospheric Research, 61 (2), 115-123 . Google Scholar Citations: 13, WoS Citations: 9, ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
62)    Tavker, S., Kumar, P.P. (2000). Laser depolarization studies of simulated crystallized H2O/H2SO4 clouds. Atmospheric Research, 53 (4), 219-230 . Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 1, ISSN(print/online): 0169-8095/1873-2895, URL/DOI:
63)    Karipot, A., Kailas, S.V. (1999). Statistical discrete gust analysis of tower Based atmospheric turbulence data using wavelet transform for aircraft response studies. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 213 (3), 143-162. Google Scholar Citations: 4, WoS Citations: 2, ISSN(print/online): 0954-4100/2041-3025, URL/DOI:
64)    Tavker, S., Kumar, P., Carlon, H.R., Milham, M.E. (1997). Isosbestic point: An application for aerosol spectrometry. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 102 (D25), 30017-30022. Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 2, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
65)    Amritkar, R.E., Kumar, P.P. (1995). Interpolation of mising data using nonlinear and chaotic system analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 100 (D2), 3149-3154 . Google Scholar Citations: 6, WoS Citations: 3, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
66)    Kumar, P.P., Manohar, G.K., Kandalgaonkar, S.S. (1995). Global distribution of nitric oxide produced by lightning and its seasonal variation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 100 (6), 11203-11208. Google Scholar Citations: 30, WoS Citations: 22, ISSN(print/online): 2169-8996, URL/DOI:
67)    Kumar, P.P., Salvekar P.S. (1995). Studies on monthly variation of static stability parameter using harmonic analysis. International Journal of Climatology, 15 (11), 1283-1294 . ISSN(print/online): 0899-8418/1097-0088, URL/DOI:
68)    Kumar, P.P. (1992). Power Spectrum Analysis of sferics from Lightning. Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, 21 (3), 149-152. Google Scholar Citations: 4, ISSN(print/online): 0367-8393, URL/DOI:
69)    Kumar, P.P., Mukku, V.N.R. (1992). Model study of electric field growth in thunderstorms. Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, 21 (4), 229-233. Google Scholar Citations: 1, WoS Citations: 2, ISSN(print/online): 0367-8393, URL/DOI: