Department Details

Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences

1)    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:
2)    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:
3)    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:
4)    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, ISSN(print/online): 0006-8314/1573-1472, URL/DOI:
5)    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:
6)    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:
7)    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:
8)    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:
9)    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:
10)    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.
11)    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:
12)    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:
13)    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:
14)    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:
15)    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:
16)    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:
17)    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:
18)    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:
19)    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:
20)    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:
21)    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:
22)    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:
23)    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:
24)    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:
25)    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:
26)    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:
27)    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:
28)    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:
29)    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:
30)    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:
31)    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:
32)    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:
33)    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:
34)    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:
35)    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:
36)    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:
37)    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:
38)    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:
39)    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:
40)    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:
41)    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.
42)    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:
43)    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:
44)    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): 2455-1953.

Publications Before 2011

45)    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:
46)    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:
47)    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:
48)    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:
50)    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 .
51)    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.
52)    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:
53)    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:
54)    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:
55)    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:
56)    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:
57)    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:
58)    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:
59)    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:
60)    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:
61)    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:
62)    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: