SPL gathering during SAC-2019 deliberations
SPL members with ORV-SK Crew during ICARB-2018 Field Campaign
CFH Launch @ TERLS
Director, SPL wishes you and your family members a very happy and prosperous ONAM
From Archival: During NawRose Workshop
Shri S. Somanath, Director, VSSC addressing SPL gathering
Swatchh Bharat Abhiyaan @ SPL
Some Archival: Old Memories
SPL gathering during SAC-2019 deliberations
SPL Group Photograph during SAC-2019
Dr. T. K. Alex's Welcome address during SAC-2019
Dr. K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO addressing SPL gathering


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  Dr. Radhika Ramachandran    
  Dr. Radhika Ramachandran joined ISRO in Jan. 1984 and started her research career in the area of "Boundary Layer Physics". She was the founder head of a new branch, "NAM" at SPL. She has taken over as Director of SPL in Mar. 2017. [MORE ....]    

new1Lavanya et al., Seasonal variation of raindrop size distribution over a coastal station Thumba: A quantitative analysis, Atmospheric Research,2019,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.06.004.

 new1Barman et al., Daytime temporal variation of surface-layer parameters and turbulent kinetic energy budget in a topographically complex terrain over Umiam, Boundary-Layer Meteorol,2019,172, 1, 149-166.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-019-00443-6

 new1Barmanet al., Impact of atmospheric conditions in surface-air exchange of energy in a topographically complex terrain over Umiam, Meteorol Atmos Phys, 2019, 1-14, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-019-00668-7.

  new1Mridula et al.,  On the role of F3 layers as well as solar flux in modulating the topside ionization over Indian region:an analysis, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 189, 52-64, 2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2019.04.004

new1James  et al., Vertical and horizontal distribution of submicron aerosol chemical composition and physical characteristics across northern India during pre-monsoon and monsoon seasons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019., 19, 5615-5634. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5615-2019

new1Manoj et al., Decreasing trend in black carbon aerosols over the Indian region.Geophys. Res. Lett. 2019, 46, 2903–2910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-05085-2.https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081666.

new1Ojha N., et al., Surface ozone in the Doon Valley of the Himalayan foothills during spring", Env. Sci. Poll. Res.,- 2019http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-05085-2.

new1Bharali et al., Modeling of the effects of wintertime aerosols on boundary layer properties over the Indo Gangetic Plain, J. Geophys.  Res., 2019, 124, 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029758

new1Koushik et al., Characterization of inertia gravity waves and associated dynamics in the lower stratosphere over the Indian Antarctic station, Bharati (69.4°S, 76.2°E) during austral summers, Clim. Dyn. 2019https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-04665-9

new1Kavitha and Nair, Satellite-retrieved vertical profiles of methane over the Indian region: impact of synoptic­scale meteorology, Intern.  J. Rem. Sens., 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2019.1580791.

 new1Raman et al.,, Impact of Mountainous Topography on Surface-Layer Parameters During Weak Mean-Flow Conditions,Boun. Lay.  Meteo.,-2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-019-00438-3.

 new1Kandula et al., New Insights into the Convective System Characteristics Over the Indian Summer Monsoon Region Using Space-Based Passive and Active Remote Sensing Techniques, IETE Technical Review,http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02564602.2019.1593890

new1Uma et al., Characterization of internal inertia gravity wave over the low latitude: results from the RONAC-2012 campaign, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys. - 2019. http://dx.doi.org/2019.10.1007/s00703-019-0658-1.

new1Subrahamanyam et al., Performance Evaluation of COSMO Numerical Weather Prediction Model in Prediction of OCKHI - One of the Rarest Very Severe Cyclonic Storms: A Case StudyNat. Hazards. - 2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3550-2

new1Shukla et al., Investigations of vertical wind variations at a mountain top in the Himalaya using Doppler Lidar observations and model simulationsJ. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys. - 2019., 183, 76-85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2018.12.011

new1Niranjan Kumar et al., Influence of tropical-extratropical interactions on the dynamics of extreme rainfall event: A case study from Indian region, Dyn. Atmos. Oceans. - 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2018.12.002.

 new1Mathew and Kumar, Characterization of the long-term changes in moisture, clouds and precipitation in the ascending and descending branches of the Hadley Circulation, J. Hydrol. - 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.12.047

new1Kiran Kumar et al., Seasonal variations of sea breeze and its effect on the spectral behaviour of surface layer winds in the coastal zone near Visakhapatnam, IndiaJ. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys. - 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2019.01.013.

 new1Krishna et al., Retrieval of convective available potential energy from INSAT-3D measurements: comparison with radiosonde data and its spatial-temporal variations. Atmos. Meas. Tech. - 2019. https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-777-2019

 new1Madhav et al., Multi-year satellite observations of tropospheric NO2 concentrations over Indian region, J. Earth. Sys. Sci. - 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-018-1032-2.

   new1Lakshmi et al., Recent Regime Shifts in Mineral Dust Trends Over South Asia From Long-Term CALIPSO Observations, IEEE  Tran. Geo. Remo. Sens. -2019.