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Scientific understanding of the energetics, dynamics and chemistry

of the terrestrial and planetary environments,and implications to the society


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तथा समाज़ पर इनकी विवक्षा



  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 ....]    


new1 Subrahmanyam and Kumar (2020), Multi-Layered Cloud Distribution Over Tropical Station Using Radiosonde Humidity Observations and CloudSat Measurements, Environment and Natural Resources Research,

 new1Das et al. (2020),  Long-term observations of stratosphere-troposphere exchange using MST Radar and Aura MLS measurements over a tropical station Gadanki, Radio Science,

new1Girach et al., (2020), "O3 and CO in the South Asian outflow over the Bay of Bengal: Impact of monsoonal dynamics and chemistry", Atmospheric Environment, 233, 117610, 2020. (

new1Usha  et al., (2020), "Modeling of aerosol induced snow albedo feedbacks over the Himalayas and its implications on regional climate", Climate Dynamics, 2020. (


new1Uma et al., (2020) , Role of Intra-Seasonal Variability in the Indian Summer Monsoon on the Hydration and Dehydration of the Upper Troposphere, Theoretical and Applied Climatology,

new1Suneeth and Das (2020), Zonally resolved water vapour coupling with tropical tropopause temperature: Seasonal and interannual variability, and influence of the Walker circulation, Climate Dynamics,

new1Boreddy et al., (2020), Impact of ice-free oases on particulate matter over the East Antarctic: Inferences from the carbonaceous, water-soluble species and trace metals", Polar Science

new1Girach  et al., (2020), Tropospheric carbon monoxide over the northern Indian Ocean during winter: influence of inter-continental transport", Climate Dynamics, 2020.

new1Ojha et al. (2020), On the widespread enhancement in fine particulate matter across the Indo-Gangetic Plain towards winter", Scientific Reports, 10:5862,

new1Kompalli et al.  (2020), Seasonal contrast in size distributions and mixing state of black carbon and its association with PM1.0 chemical composition from the eastern coast of India, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3135–3149,

new1Koushik et al.  (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

new1Nair,et al., (2020),Cloud condensation nuclei properties of South Asian outflow over the northern Indian Ocean during winter, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3135–3149,

new1Das and Suneeth(2020), Seasonal and interannual variations of water vapor in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere over the Asian Summer Monsoon region- in perspective of the tropopause and ocean-atmosphere interactions, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 10.1016/j.jastp.2020.105244, 2020
new1Muhsin et al., (2020),Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula,Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics,197,
new1Kumar and Sunilkumar, (2020),Assessment of INSAT-3D Retrieved Temperature and Water Vapour With Collocated Radiosonde Measurements Over Indian Region, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.doi : 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2960277

new1Manju et al., (2020), Chandrayaan-2 Lander platform:RAMBHA-LP payload, Current Science, VOL. 118, NO. 3, 10.

new1Aswathy and Manju, (2020), Time of evening zonal drift reversal in F- region and its implications for post sunset ionosphere, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics, 200, 105210,, 2020 /j.jastp.2020.105210

new1Manju et al., (2020), In-situ observations of rocket burn induced modulations of the top side ionosphere using the IDEA payload on-board the unique orbiting experimental platform (PS4) of the Indian Polar orbiting Satellite Launch Vehicle mission, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics 199,

new1Mathewet al., (2020), Millimeter-Wave Radiometric Information Content Analysis for Venus Atmospheric Constituents, Radio Science, 55,e2019RS006913.

new1Koushik et al.,(2020), Westward Acceleration of Tropical Stratopause Zonal Winds during Major Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events, Geophysical Research Letters,

new1Muhsin, et al., (2020),“Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula”,Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics,197,

new1Davis et al., (2020),Effect of Clouds on the Diurnal Evolution of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height over a Tropical Coastal Station", Boundary-Layer Meteorology,

new1Mishra et al.,(2020), "Characterization of GSAT-14 satellite Ka-band microwave signal attenuation due to precipitation over a Tropical Coastal station in the southern peninsular region of the Indian subcontinent", Radio Science, 55, e2019RS006910.

new1Aneesh and Sijikumar, (2020),Existence of ‘mini-break’ like condition during early Indian monsoon onset years, Climate Dynamics, 2020

new1Nair et al.,(2020), Role of Cyclone “Ockhi” in the re-distribution of aerosols and its impact on the precipitation over the Arabian Sea, Atmospheric Research, 235,