Lower Atmospheric Research using Unmanned Aerial System Facility (LARUS)

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Recent Publications

  • Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Morwal S.B., Kulkarni J.R., Variability of Index of Coalescence Activity (ICA) over a rain-shadow region during monsoon and its role in cloud seeding programs in India, Atmospheric Research, 304, July 2024, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2024.107390
  • Mahesh Nikam, Sanket Kalgutkar and Padmakumari B. "In-house built a portable mini Radiosonde Ground Receiver (mRGR) System for meteorological data telemetry from higher altitudes", Technical Report No. TR-07, ESSO/IITM/ART/TR/01(2023)/201
  • Padmakumari B, Sanket Kalgutkar, Sneha Sunil, Mahesh Nikam, G. Pandithurai, High temporal variability of surface solar irradiance due to cloud enhancement effect over the Western Ghat mountains in peninsular India, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 232, June 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2022.105867
  • Raja B., Maheskumar R.S., Padmakumari B., Sunitha Devi S., Interannual crisscross pattern observed in South Asian monsoon rainfall and its relationship with aerosols, Atmospheric Research, 271: 106112, June 2022, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106112, 1-10
  • Shukla B.P., John J., Padmakumari B., Das D., Thirugnanasambantham D., Gairola R.M., Did dust intrusion and lofting escalate the catastrophic widespread lightning on 16th April 2019, India?, Atmospheric Research, 266: 105933, March 2022, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2021.105933, 1-13
  • Maheskumar R. S., Padmakumari B., Savita Morwal, JR Kulkarni. Role of topography and aerosols in the rainfall over the Western Ghats and rain shadow regions as inferred from aircraft measurements. VayuMandal 47(2), 86-95, 2021.
  • Sunil S., Padmakumari B., Pandithurai G., Patil R.D., Naidu C.V., Diurnal (24 h) cycle and seasonal variability of cloud fraction retrieved from a Whole Sky Imager over a complex terrain in the Western Ghats and comparison with MODIS, Atmospheric Research, 248: 105180, January 2021, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105180, 1-13

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