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Recent Publications

  • Spatiotemporal variability and evolution of day and night winter fog over the Indo Gangetic Basin using INSAT-3D and comparison with surface visibility and aerosol optical depth, Banerjee S., Padmakumari B., Science of the Total Environment, 745: 140962, November 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140962, 1-13
  • 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, Sunil S., Padmakumari B., Pandithurai G., Patil R.D., Naidu C.V., Atmospheric Research, Online, July 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105180, 1-13
  • High temporal variability of wintertime fog, aerosol and Red-Blue-Ratio using ground-based observations of shortwave irradiance and sky imagery over a station in Indo-Gangetic Basin: Optical and Radiative characteristics, Sneha Sunil, B. Padmakumari, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 226, April 2020, DOI:
  • System driven changes in aerosol-cloud interactions and its impact on the life-cycle of a monsoon depression, Raja B., Maheskumar R.S., Padmakumari B., Atmospheric Research, Online, November 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104765, 1-13.
  • Cloud fraction retrieval and its variability during daytime from ground-based sky imagery over a tropical station in India, Akshaya Nikumbh, B.Padmakumari, Sneha Sunil Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Vol 190, September 2019, Pages 74-83
  • Statistical characteristics of the cloud cells in the categories of pre‑convective, convective‑initiation and convective‑enhancement in the contrasting monsoon seasons over the rain‑shadow region of peninsular India. S.B. Morwal, B. Padmakumari, S.G. Narkhedkar, Y.K.Reddy, R.S. Maheskumar, G. Pandithurai1, J. R. Kulkarni Climate Dynamics, Published online 22 June 2019,
  • Shivali Verma, P.V.N. Rao, Hareef Baba KS, M.V.R. Seshasai & B.PadmaKumari, Cloud fraction retrieval using data from Indian geostationary satellites and validation, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1479792
  • Maheskumar R.S., Padmakumari B., Konwar M., Morwal S.B. Deshpande C.G., Characterization of hydrometeors and precipitation over the Indian monsoon region using aircraft measurements, Atmospheric Research, 205, June 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.02.012, 147-154 (Impact Factor 3.778)
  • Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Harikishan G., Morwal S.B., Kulkarni J.R., Rain-shadow: An area harboring “Gray Ocean” clouds, Atmospheric Research, 205, June 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.02.005, 70-79 (Impact Factor 3.778)

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