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Dr.K Krishnamoorthy

Distinguished Scientist

Divecha Centre for Climate Change,
IISc-Bangalore.

Email: kkmoorthy@iisc.ac.in

Phone: +91 80 2293 3147

RESEARCH SPECIALIZATION
  • Aerosol-radiation interaction, Aerosol perturbation to free space optical communication
  • Aerosol Radiative Forcing and climate implication , Regional aerosol characterization, Microphysics and Radiative Transfer.
  • Experimentalist by profession, with expertise in conceiving and executing large filed campaigns and implementing co-ordinated national experimental programs
  • Aerosol impact on snow and glaciers
  • New particle formation
  • Equatorial ionospheric scintillations
GENERAL INTEREST:

Atmospheric sciences in general, Boundary Layer processes, Convection, dynamics and Equatorial Aeronomy

CAREER PROFILE
  • DISTINGUISHED VISITING SCIENTIST, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE – SINCE 2016
  • Dr Brahmaprakash Professor, ISRO Hq – March 2014 to February 2016
  • DIRECTOR, SPACE PHYSICS LABORATORY – APRIL 2010 – JAN 2014
  • HEAD, AACCR BRANCH OF SPL – 2008-2010
  • PROJECT DIRECTOR, ARFI PROJECT (ISRO – GBP) –2007-2014
  • PROJECT DIRECTOR, ICARB PROJECT (ISRO-GBP) –2006 - 2014
  • PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST, ACE PROJECT (ISRO-GBP) – 1992 - 2006
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, AEROSOL STUDIES UNDER IMAP - (1983-1990)
  • INVESTIGATOR – EQUATORIAL IONOSPHERIC SCINTILLATIONS: (1975-1982)
  • JOINED SPL – MAY 1973.
AWARDS, HONOURS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • National Award for outstanding contributions to Atmospheric Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2017
  • KR Ramanathan Medal from INSA - 2011
  • ISRO-ASI Award 2010, for outstanding contributions in Space Sciences - 2013.
  • First PRL award - 1998.
  • ELECTED FELLOW – NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, ALLAHABAD, INDIA (SINCE 2009)
  • ELECTED FELLOW – INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY, NEW DELHI, INDIA (SINCE 2008)
  • ELECTED FELLOW – INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, BANGALORE SINCE (2005)
  • Best Paper awards – NSSS-2016; 2012; 2008; 1998; 1996; 1992; 1990
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ FUNCTIONS
  • MEMBER, INSA SECTIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES SINCE 2019.
  • INSA_ICSU CHAIR: CHAIR, IGBP-WCRP NATIONAL COMMITTEE (PROPOSED FUTURE EARTH COMMITTEE) OF THE INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY FROM JANUARY, 2016 TO DEC 2019
  • CHAIR, NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE, SOLAR TERRESTRIAL ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH PROGRAMME OF ISRO AND RESPONSIBLE OF NUCLEATING A COMPREHENSIVE SCIENCE PROGRAMME WITH LONG-TERM VISION. 2014-2016
  • MEMBER, EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT (ELSEVIER) SINCE 2016-2018
  • MEMBER, PAMC, NATIONAL PROGRAM ON ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY, MOES, SINCE 2016-2018
  • AS THE LEAD (GUEST) EDITOR, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT (ELSEVIER), ORGANIZED & BROUGHT OUT ITS SPECIAL ISSUE ON SOUTH ASIAN AEROSOLS, COMPRISING OF 18 SCIENTIFIC PAPERS – 2014-15
  • AS CHIEF GUEST EDITOR, RAWEX-GVAX SPECIAL ISSUE OF CURRENT SCIENCE, ORGANIZING THE ACTIVITY; THE ISSUE SLATED FOR MID- 2016.
  • MEMBER, EDITORIAL BOARD, CURRENT SCIENCE, SINCE 2015
  • MEMBER, ST RADAR PROJECT REVIEW COMMITTEE, ARIES, NAINITAL
  • MEMBER, SCIENTIFIC STEERING COMMITTEE, ESTC (SAT. MET), MOES
  • MEMBER, EDITORIAL BOARD, INDIAN JOURNAL OF RADIO AND SPACE PHYSICS, 2011-2014
  • ASSOCIATE EDITOR, JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCE STUDIES, 2008-12
  • MEMBER, PROGRAM ADVISORY AND MONITORING COMMITTEE, (ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES) MINISTRY OF EARTH SCIENCES
  • MEMBER, NATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, NSS-2016; NSSS-2014 AND NSSS-2012
  • MEMBER, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT COUNCIL, NICES (NATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES), 2012-2014
  • MEMBER, SRMC, NATIONAL MONSOON MISSION, 2012-15
  • MEMBER, SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE, NARL, 2012-14
  • MEMBER, PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE, ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, SERB, DST, 2011-14
  • MEMBER, JOINT SCIENTIFIC WORKING GROUP, MEGHA-TROPIQUES, 2011-14
  • MEMBER, EXPERTS GROUP FOR SPACE WEATHER, United Nations Office of Outer Space, 2011-13
  • CHAIRMAN, NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE OF RAWEX-GVAX, 2011-2013
  • MEMBER, SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND RESEARCH CENTRE (EMRC), MOES, 2011-2013
  • MEMBER, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT BOARD, ISRO-GEOSPHERE BIOSPHERE PROGRAM UNTIL 2014
  • MEMBER, STANDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH AND CLIMATE CHANGE (SAC_ARCC), MINISTRY OF EARTH SCIENCES (MOES)
  • MEMBER, SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND RESEARCH CENTRE, MOES
  • MEMBER, SCIENTIFIC STEERING COMMITTEE, CTCZ PROGRAMME, MOES AND CO-CHAIR, WORKING GROUP ON AEROSOLS AND CLOUDS
  • MEMBER, RESEARCH COUNCIL, CENTRE FOR EARTH SCIENCE STUDIES, TRIVANDRUM
  • MEMBER, FACULTY OF MARINE SCIENCES, COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • MEMBER, ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES SETUP BY THE UGC AT ANDHRA UNIVERSITY
  • MEMBER, EXPERTS COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL CARBONACEOUS AEROSOL PROGRAM, MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS
  • MEMBER, ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SPACE RESEARCH, SINCE 2010
  • INVITEE, NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE, CAWSES-INDIA PROGRAM
  • Reviewer for Scientific journals including Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Atmospheric Environment, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Journal of Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Journal of Earth System Science, Advances in Meteorology, Current Science, Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics; and an Evaluator of research proposals to the Department of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences.
PUBLICATIONS
  1. B.V. Krishna Murthy, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, C. Raghava Reddi and S. Vaidyanathan, Frequency variations of equatorial ionospheric scintillations, Nature, 262, 338 339, 1976.
  2. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, C. Raghava Reddi and B.V. Krishna Murthy, Nighttime ionospheric scintillations at the magnetic equator, J. Atmos. Terr. Physics, 41, 123 134, 1979.
  3. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, B.V. Krishna Murthy and C. Raghava Reddi, Modeling of equatorial nighttime ionospheric scintillations, Low latitude aeronomical processes, (Advances in space exploration), 8, 205 208, 1980.
  4. P.B. Rao, V. Vijayakumar, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, B.V. Krishna Murthy and C. Raghava Reddi, Effects of the ionosphere on satellite to ground communications at the equator, Low latitude aeronomical processes, (Advances in space exploration), 8, 217 220, 1980.
  5. C. Raghava Reddi, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and B.V. Krishna Murthy, Signal statistics of nighttime ionospheric scintillations, Radio Sci., 15, (5), 1001 1007, 1980.
  6. B.V. Krishna Murthy, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and C. Raghava Reddi, Daytime equatorial ionospheric scintillations, Ann. Geophys., 38, (2), 153 161, 1982.
  7. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and B.V. Krishna Murthy, Drift speeds of equatorial Electrojet irregularities of kilometre and metre sizes, J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 48, (7), 649 653, 1986.
  8. B.V. Krishna Murthy and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Effect of magnetic activity on equatorial ionospheric scintillations, Ann. Geophys., 4A, (5), 399 403, 1986.
  9. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha B. Nair and B.V. Krishna Murthy, A study of aerosol optical depth at a coastal station, Trivandrum, Ind. J. Radio & Space Phy., 17, 16 22, 1988.
  10. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha R Nair and B.V. Krishna Murthy, Multiwavelength solar radiometer network and features of aerosol optical depth at Trivandrum, Ind. J. Radio & Space Phys.,18, 194 201, 1989.
  11. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha R Nair and B V Krishna Murthy, Size distribution of coastal aerosols: Effects of local sources and sinks, J. Appl. Meteorol., 30,844-852,1991.
  12. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, B V Krishna Murthy and Prabha R Nair, Sea-breeze front effects on boundary layer aerosols at a tropical coastal station, J. Appl. Meteorol., 32,1196-1205,1993.
  13. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha R Nair, B S N Prasad, N Muralikrishnan, H B Gayatri, B Narasimha Murthy, K Niranjan, Y Ramesh babu, G V Sataynarayana,V V Agashe, G R Aher, Risal Singh and B N Srivastava, Results from the MWR network of IMAP, Indian J. Radio & Space Phys., 22, 243-258, 1993.
  14. Prabha R Nair and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, On the association between aerosol optical depths and surface meteorological conditions in a tropical coastal environment, Mausam, 46, (4), 427-434, 1995.
  15. K. Parameswaran, G. Vijayakumar, BV Krishna Murthy and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Effect of wind speed on mixing region aerosol concentrations at a tropical station, J. Appl. Meteorol., 34, 1392-1397, 1995.
  16. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha R Nair, BV Krishna Murthy and SK Satheesh, Time evolution of the optical effects and aerosol characteristics of Mt. Pinatubo origin from ground based observation, J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 58, (10), 1101-1116, 1996.
  17. S.K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Atmospheric total ozone content from spectral extinction measurements, Ind. J. Radio & Space Phys., 25,204-210, 1996.
  18. Prabha R Nair and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Effects of physical properties of atmospheric aerosols on path radiance, Atmospheric Research, 43, 139-155, 1997.
  19. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, SK Satheesh and BV Krishna Murthy, Investigations of marine aerosols over the tropical Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 18,827-18,842, 1997.
  20. SK Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol characteristics over coastal regions of the Arabian Sea, Tellus 49B, 417-428, 1997.
  21. Prabha R Nair and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, An analysis of the effects of Mount Pinatubo aerosols on atmospheric radiances, Int. J. Remote-Sensing, 19(4), 697-705, 1998.
  22. K. Parameswaran, Rekha Rajan, G.Vijayakumar, K. Rajeev, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Prabha R. Nair and SK Satheesh, Seasonal and long-term variations of aerosol content in the atmospheric mixing region at a tropical station in the Arabian Sea coast, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 60, 17-25, 1998.
  23. SK Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and BV Krishna Murthy, Spatial gradients in aerosol characteristics over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 103(D20), 26183-26192, 1998.
  24. Prabha R Nair and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Effects of changes in the atmospheric water vapor content on the physical properties of atmospheric aerosols at a coastal station, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 60, 563-572, 1998.
  25. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.K. Satheesh, and B.V. Krishna Murthy, Characteristics of spectral optical depths and size distributions of aerosols over tropical oceanic regions, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 60, 981-992, 1998.
  26. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Auromeet Saha, K. Niranjan and Preetha S. Pillai Optical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean: North-South Contrast across the ITCZ, Current Sci., 76 (7), 956-960, 1999.
  27. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Preetha S. Pillai, Auromeet Saha and K. Niranjan, Aerosol Size Characteristics over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean - Extensive sub-micron aerosol loading in the Northern Hemisphere, Current Sci., 76 (7), 961-967, 1999.
  28. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY. and SK Satheesh, Characteristics of aerosols over a remote island, Minicoy in the Arabian Sea: Optical properties and retrieved size characteristics, Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., Part A, 126, 81-109, 2000 (won the WMO young scientist award).
  29. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and Auromeet Saha, Aerosol study during INDOEX: observation of enhanced aerosol activity over the Mid Arabian Sea during the northern winter, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 62, 65-72, 2000.
  30. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and SK Satheesh, Aerosol Characteristics over Minicoy: Evidence of Influence of Mineral Dust Transport, J. Marine Atmos. Res, 2, 25-31, 2000
  31. Subbaraya, B.H., A. Jayaraman, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and M. Mohan, Atmospheric aerosol studies under ISRO’s Geosphere Biosphere Programme, J. Ind. Geophys. Union, 4, 77-90, 2000.
  32. Murthy, BVK, Nayar, SRP, Revathy, K., Satheesan, K., Parameswaran, K., Nair, P.R., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY., Rao. P.B., Bhavanikumar, Y., Raghunath, K., Krishniah, M., Thin aerosol clouds at Tropopause level, Ind. J. Radio & Space Phys., 29, 245-248, 2000.
  33. Preetha S Pillai, D. Jhurry and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol Optical Depth Studies During INDOEX: Comparison of the Spectral Features over Coastal India with the Pristine Southern Hemispheric Environment over Mauritius, Curr. Sci., 80, 138-144, 2001
  34. K.S. Appu, S. Muraleedharan Nair, P.K. Kunhikrishnan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, G. Viswanathan, A.P. Mitra, R. Sadourny, C. Basdevant, C. Ethe, H. Ovarlez, R. Chapuis, Dartiguelongue, B. and P. Vianeys, Spatial distribution of meteorological parameters around 900 hPa level over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean regions during the Intensive Field Phase - 99 of the INDOEX programme, Curr. Sci., 80, 89-96, 2001
  35. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Auromeet Saha and K Niranjan, Spatial Variation of Aerosol Spectral Optical Depth and Columnar Water Vapour Content over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean during the IFP of INDOEX, Curr. Sci., 80, 145-150, 2001
  36. K. Parameswaran, PR Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, BVK Murthy, SRP Nair, K Revathy, K Satheesan, PB Rao, Y Bhavanikumar, K. Raghunath and M Krishnaiah, Lidar Observations of aerosol layers just below the tropopause level during IFP-INDOEX, Curr. Sci., 80, 166-170, 2001.
  37. Preetha S. Pillai and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol mass-size distributions at a tropical coastal environment: response to mesoscale and synoptic processes, Atmos Env, 35/24, 4099-4112, August 2001.
  38. S. Suresh Babu and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Anthropogenic impact on aerosol black carbon mass concentration at a tropical coastal station: A case study, Curr. Sci., 81 (9), 1208-1214, 2001.
  39. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, A. Saha, BSN Prasad, K. Niranjan, D Jhurry and Preetha S Pillai, Aerosol optical depths over peninsular India and adjoining oceans during the INDOEX campaigns: spatial, temporal and spectral characteristics, J. Geophys. Res., 106,(D22), 28539-28554, 2001.
  40. S K Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Indrani Das, Aerosol spectral optical depths over the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, Curr. Sci., 81, 1617-1625, 2001.
  41. Preetha S Pillai, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and S Suresh babu, A study of PM, PM10 and PM2.5 concentration at a tropical coastal station, Atmospheric Research, 61 (2), 149-167, 2002.
  42. S Suresh Babu, SK Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol radiative forcing due to enhanced black carbon at an urban site in India, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(), doi:10.1029/ 2002GL015179, 25 September 2002.
  43. Das, I., M. Mohan and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Detection of marine aerosols with IRS P4-Ocean Colour Monitor, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci. Earth and Planetary Sciences, 3, 425-435, December 2002.
  44. Babu, S. S., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol black carbon over a tropical coastal station in India, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(23), 2098, 13-1 to 13-4, doi:10.1029/2002GL015662, 05 December 2002
  45. S. K. Satheesh, V. Ramanathan, B. N. Holben, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, N. G. Loeb, H. Maring, J. M. Prospero, and D. Savoie, Chemical, microphysical, and radiative effects of Indian Ocean aerosols, J. Geophys. Res., 107(D23), 4725, 20-1 to 20-13, doi: 10.1029/ 2002JD002463, 14 December 2002
  46. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S Babu, and S. K. Satheesh Aerosol spectral optical depths over the Bay of Bengal: Role of transport, Geophys. Res. Lett, 30 (5), 1249, 53-1 to 53-4, doi:10.1029/2002GL016520, 2003.
  47. Sasi, M.N., B.V.K Murthy, G. Ramkumar, K Satheeshan, K. Parameswaran., K. Rajeev., S.V. Sunilkumar, PR Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Y Bhavnikumar, K. Raghunath, AR Jain, PB Rao, M Krishnaiah, SRP Nayar, K. Revathy and S Devanarayanan, A Study of equatorial wave characteristics using rockets, balloons, lidar and radar, Paper No: A-00225, Adv. Space Res., 32 (5), 813-818, doi 10.1016/S0273-1177(03) 00412-5, 2003.
  48. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Preetha S. Pillai and S. Suresh Babu, Influence of changes in the prevailing synoptic conditions on the response of aerosol characteristics to land- and sea-breeze circulations at a coastal station, Boundary-Layer Meterol, 108, 145-161, 2003.
  49. V. Vinoj, S. Suresh Babu, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Y. J. Kaufman Radiative forcing by aerosols over the Bay of Bengal region derived from shipborne, island-based, and satellite (Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) observations, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D5, D05203, 10.1029/2003JD004329, 2004.
  50. K. Madhavi Latha, KVS Badrinath, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY. Impact of diesel vehicular emissions on ambient black carbon concentration at an urban location in India, Curr. Sci., 86(3), 451-453, 2004.
  51. S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and SK Satheesh, Aerosol black carbon over Arabian Sea during inter monsoon and summer monsoon seasons, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31(6), L06104, 10.1029/2003GL018716, 17 March 2004
  52. Auromeet Saha and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Impact of Precipitation on Aerosol Spectral Optical Depth and Retrieved Size Distributions: A Case Study, J. Appl. Meteorol., 43(6), 902-914, 2004
  53. Ram Sagar, Brijesh Kumar, U.C. Dumka, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and P. Pant, Characteristics of Aerosol Spectral Optical Depths over Manora Peak - A High Altitude Station in the Central Himalayas, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D6, D06207 10.1029/2003JD003954, 23 March 2004
  54. M Krishnaiah, VJP Raju, Y B Kumar, K. Raghunath, V Sivakumar, PB Rao, BVK Murthy, MN Sasi, K Parameswaran, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and PR Nair, Lidar observations of middle atmosphere temperature variability over low latitude, Ind. J Radio & Space Phys., 33, 50-57, 2004
  55. E. Sumanth, K. Mallikarjuna, Joshi Stephen, Mahesh Moole, V. Vinoj, S. K. Satheesh, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Measurements of aerosol optical depths and black carbon over Bay of Bengal during post-monsoon season, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L16115, doi:10.1029/ 2004GL020681, 2004
  56. Vinoj,V, S.K. Satheesh, S. Suresh Babu, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Large Aerosol Optical Depths Observed at an Urban Location in Southern India associated with Rain-Deficit Summer Monsoon Season, Ann. Geophys., 22, 3073-3077, 2004.
  57. K. Parameswaran, S.V. Sunilkumar, K. Rajeev, Prabha R Nair and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Boundary layer aerosols at Trivandrum tropical coast, Adv. Space Res., 34 (4), 838-844, doi: 10.1016/Jasr.2003.08.059, 2004.
  58. Preetha S. Pillai, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY Size distribution of near surface aerosols and its relation to the columnar Aerosol Optical Depths - Response to airmass types, Ann. Geophys., 22, 3347-3351, 2004.
  59. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, S. V. Sunilkumar, P K. Gupta, and B. S. Gera, Altitude profiles of aerosol BC, derived from aircraft measurements over an inland urban location in India, Geophys.Res Lett, vol. 31, L22103, doi:10.1029/2004gl021336, 2004
  60. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, and S. K. Satheesh, Aerosol characteristics and Radiative Impacts over the Arabian Sea during the Intermonsoon Season: Results from the ARMEX field campaign, J. Atmos. Sci., 62(1), 192-206, 2005
  61. Babu, SS, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and SK Satheesh, First observations of aerosol black carbon over coastal Arabian Sea during ARMEX, Mausam, 56, 287-292, January 2005
  62. SK Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Radiative Effects of Natural Aerosols: A Review, Atmospheric Environment, 39, 2089-2110, 2005
  63. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.V. Sunilkumar, P S Pillai, K. Parameswaran,P R Nair, Y N Ahmed, K. Ramgopal, K. Narasimhulu, R R Reddy, V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh,K. Niranjan, B. M Rao, P.S. Brahmanandam, A Saha, K.V.S. Badarinath, T.R. Kiranchand and K. M Latha, Wintertime Spatial Characteristics of Boundary Layer Aerosols over Peninsular India., J. Geophys. Res., 110, D08207, doi: 10.1029/2004JD005520, 1-11, 2005.
  64. Auromeet Saha, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and K. Niranjan Inter-Annual Variations of Aerosol Optical Depth over Coastal India: Relation to Synoptic Meteorology, J. Appl. Meterol., 44, (7), 1066–1077, 2005
  65. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. K. Satheesh, S. Suresh Babu, and Auromeet Saha, Large latitudinal gradients and temporal heterogeneity in aerosol black carbon and its mass-mixing ratio over southern and northern oceans observed during a trans-continental cruise experiment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L14818, doi:10.1029/2005GL023267, 2005.
  66. P. K. Bhuyan, MM Gogoi and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spectral and Temporal characteristics of aerosol optical depth over a wet tropical location in the North East India, Adv. Space. Res., 35, 1423-1429, 2005
  67. K. Niranjan, B. M. Rao, P.S. Brahmanandam, B.L. Madhavan, V. Sreekanth and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spatial characteristics of aerosol physical properties over the northeastern parts of peninsular India, Ann. Geophys., 23, 3219-3227, 2005.
  68. S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Y. J. Kaufman, and T. Takemura Aerosol optical depth, physical properties and radiative forcing over the Arabian Sea, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 91, (1-4), 45-62, Jan 2006.
  69. S.K. Satheesh, J. Srinivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Contribution of Sea-Salt to Aerosol Optical Depth over the Arabian Sea derived from MODIS Observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L03809, doi:10.1029/2005GL024856, 2006.
  70. S.K. Satheesh, J. Srinivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity in Aerosol Properties and Radiative Forcing over Bay of Bengal: Sources and Role of Aerosol Transport" J. Geophys. Res. 111, D08202, doi:10.1029/2005JD006374, 2006.
  71. H B. Menon, A A. Lotliker, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and S R. Nayak, Variability of remote sensing reflectance and implications for optical remote sensing—A study along the eastern and northeastern waters of Arabian Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L15602, doi:10.1029/2006GL026026, 2006
  72. P Pant, P. Hegde, UC Dumka, R Sagar, SK Satheesh, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol Characteristics at a High Altitude Location in Central Himalayas: Optical Properties and Radiative Forcing, J. Geophys. Res, 111, No. D17, D17206, 10.1029/2005JD006768, 2006
  73. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S Suresh Babu, Aerosol Black Carbon over Bay of Bengal, Observed from an island location, Port Blair: Temporal features and long-range transport, J. Geophys. Res 111, No. D17, D17205, 10.1029/2005JD006855, 2006.
  74. U. C. Dumka, S. K. Satheesh, P. Pant, P. Hegde, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Surface changes in solar irradiance due to aerosols over central Himalayas, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L20809, doi:10.1029/2006GL027814, 2006
  75. S. K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Vertical distribution of aerosols over an urban continental site in India inferred using a micro pulse lidar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L20816, doi:10.1029/2006GL027729, 2006.
  76. K. Niranjan, V. Sreekanth, B. L. Madhavan, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Wintertime aerosol characteristics at a north Indian site Kharagpur in the Indo-Gangetic plains located at the outflow region into Bay of Bengal, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D24209, doi:10.1029/ 2006JD007635, 2006
  77. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.K. Satheesh, S. Suresh Babu ICARB – An Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, gases and Radiation Budget over India, invited paper, Proc. SPIE, 6408, 64080P-1,7, 0277-786X/06/$15 · doi: 10.1117/12.696110, 2006
  78. S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S. K. Satheesh Temporal heterogeneity in aerosol characteristics at a tropical coastal station and the resulting radiative impacts, Proc. SPIE, 6408, 640813 –1,10, 0277-786X/06/$15 · doi: 10.1117/12.696113, 2006.
  79. Vijayakumar S. Nair, Denny P. Alappattu, S. Suresh Babu, P. K. Kunhikrishnan and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Wintertime Characteristics of Aerosol Black Carbon at a North-Indian Station: Role of Boundary Layer Processes, Proc. SPIE, 6408, 64080T-1, 9, 0277-786X/06/$15 · doi: 10.1117/12.696114, 2006
  80. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and S. Suresh Babu, Aerosol black carbon over Bay of Bengal, observed from an island location, Port Blair: Temporal features and long-range transport, Proc. SPIE, 6408, 64080S –1,7, 0277-786X/06/$15 · doi: 10.1117/12.696109, 2006.
  81. S. K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY. Multi-angle polarization imager: A satellite sensor for studies of continental aerosols, Curr. Sci, 92, (2), 174-176, 2007
  82. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, K. V. S. Badarinath, S. V. Sunilkumar, T. R. Kiranchand, and Y. N. Ahmed, Latitudinal distribution of aerosol black carbon and its mass fraction to composite aerosols over peninsular India during winter season, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L08802, doi:10.1029/2006GL029150, 2007.
  83. S. Sajani, S. Naseema Beegum and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, The role of intraseasonal oscillations in the evolution of Indian summer monsoon, J.Mar. Atmos. Res., 3, 26-38, 2007.
  84. S Sajani, S Naseema Beegum and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, The role of low-frequency intraseasonal oscillations in the anomalous Indian summer monsoon rainfall of 2002, J. Earth Sys. Sci., 116, 1-9, 2007.
  85. M. M. Gogoi, P. K. Bhuyan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Possible impact of a major oil-well fire on aerosol optical depth at Dibrugarh, Curr. Sci., 92, NO. 8,1047-1049, 2007
  86. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, S. K. Satheesh, J. Srinivasan, and C. B. S. Dutt, Dust absorption over the “Great Indian Desert” inferred using ground-based and satellite remote sensing, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D09206, doi:10.1029/2006JD007690, 2007
  87. V. Vinoj, Anjit Anjan, M. Sudhakar, S. K. Satheesh, J. Srinivasan, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Latitudinal variation of aerosol optical depths from northern Arabian Sea to Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett, 34, L10807, doi:10.1029/2007GL029419, 2007
  88. Abish. B, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S. Suresh Babu, Aerosol Black Carbon over a tropical coastal location: response to mesoscale and synoptic scale processes J. Mar. Atmos. Res. 3, 118-126, 2007
  89. Nair, V. S., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, D P. Alappattu, P. K. Kunhikrishnan, S George, P R. Nair, S. S Babu, B. Abish, S. K. Satheesh, S N Tripathi, K. Niranjan, B. L. Madhavan, V. Srikant, CBS Dutt, K. V. S. Badarinath, and R. R Reddy, Wintertime aerosol character istics over the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP): Impacts of local boundary layer processes and long-range transport, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D13205, doi:10.1029/2006JD008099, 2007
  90. Tripathi, S.N., A K. Srivastava, S Dey, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, The vertical profile of atmospheric heating rate of black carbon aerosols at Kanpur in northern India, Atmos. Environ. 41, 6909–6915, 2007
  91. K. Niranjan, V. Sreekanth, B. L. Madhavan, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol physical properties and Radiative forcing at the outflow region from the Indo-Gangetic plains during typical clear and hazy periods of wintertime Geophys. Res. Lett, 34, L19805, doi:10.1029/2007GL031224, 2007
  92. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, and S. K. Satheesh Temporal heterogeneity in aerosol characteristics and the resulting radiative impact at a tropical coastal station – Part 1: Microphysical and optical properties, Ann. Geophys., 25, 2293–2308, 2007.
  93. S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S. K. Satheesh Temporal heterogeneity in aerosol characteristics and the resulting radiative impacts at a tropical coastal station – Part 2: Direct short wave radiative forcing, Ann. Geophys., 25, 2309–2320, 2007
  94. S. Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, G. Mohan Kumar, S. Sampath, V.R. Aneesh, Impact of a mountain grassland fire on the concentration of aerosol black carbon and carbon monoxide near the surface at a remote coastal location, Atmos Res. 88, 46–55, 2008
  95. S. Suresh Babu, Vijayakumar S. Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Seasonal changes in aerosol characteristics over Arabian Sea and their consequence on aerosol short-wave radiative forcing: Results from ARMEX field campaign, J Atmosph. Solar-Terr. Phys., 70, 820–834,2008.
  96. M.M. Gogoi, P.K. Bhuyan, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Estimation of the effect of long range transport on seasonal variation of aerosol over North-Eastern India, Ann. Geophys., 26, 1365–1377, 2008
  97. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.K. Satheesh, S. Suresh Babu, C.B.S. Dutt, Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, gases and Radiation Budget (ICARB): An Overview, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 243-262, 2008.
  98. S. Suresh Babu, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, C. B. S. Dutt, Vijayakumar S Nair, Denny P Alappattu and P K Kunhikrishnan, Aircraft Measurements of Aerosol Black carbon from a coastal location in the north-east part of peninsular India during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 263-271, 2008.
  99. S Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Vijayakumar S Nair, S Suresh Babu, S K Satheesh, V Vinoj, R Ramakrishna Reddy, K Rama Gopal, K V S Badarinath, K Niranjan, Santosh Kumar Pandey, M Behera, A Jeyaram, P K Bhuyan, M M Gogoi, Sacchidanand Singh, P Pant, U C Dumka, Yogesh Kant, J C Kuniyal, Darshan Singh. Characteristics of Spectral Aerosol Optical Depths over India during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 303-313, 2008
  100. Vijayakumar S Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S Suresh Babu, K Narasimhulu, Siva Sankara Reddy, R Ramakrishna Reddy, K Rama Gopal, V Sreekant, B L Madhavan, and K Niranjan, Size segregated aerosol mass concentration measurements over the Arabian Sea during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 2315-323, 2008.
  101. U. C. Dumka, S. K. Satheesh, P. Pant, P. Hegde, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Reply to comment by S. Ramachandran on ‘‘Surface changes in solar irradiance due to aerosols over central Himalayas’’ Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L04813, doi:10.1029/2007GL030556, 2008
  102. Vijayakumar S Nair, S. Suresh Babu, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spatial distribution and spectral characteristics of aerosol single scattering albedo over the Bay of Bengal inferred from shipborne measurements, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10806, doi:10.1029/2008GL033687, 2008.
  103. L A K Reddy, U C Kulshrestha, J Satyanarayana, Monika J Kulshrestha and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Chemical Characteristics of PM10 Aerosols and Air-Mass Trajectories over Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 345-352, 291, 2008.
  104. Marina Aloysius, Mannil Mohan, S. Suresh Babu, Vijayakumar S Nair, K. Parameswaran and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Influence of circulation parameters on the AOD variations over the Bay of Bengal during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 2353-360, 2008.
  105. V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol Characteristics at a Remote Island: Minicoy in Southern Arabian Sea, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 389-397, 2008.
  106. U. C. Dumka, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, P. Pant, P. Hegde, Ram Sagar, and K. Pandey, Physical and Optical Characteristics of Atmospheric Aerosols During ICARB at Manora Peak, Nainital: A Sparsely Inhabited, High-altitude Location in the Himalayas, Journal of Earth System Science, 117, S1, 399-405, 2008.
  107. Vijayakumar S. Nair, S. Suresh Babu, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol characteristics in the marine atmospheric boundary layer over the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea during ICARB: Spatial distribution and latitudinal and longitudinal gradients, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D15208, doi:10.1029/2008JD009823, 2008.
  108. Vijayakumar S Nair, S Suresh Babu, S. K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Effect of sea surface winds on marine aerosol characteristics and impacts on longwave radiative forcing over the Arabian Sea, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8, 1-45, 2008.
  109. S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, V. Vinoj, and C. B. S. Dutt Climate implications of large warming by elevated aerosol over India, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L19809, doi:10.1029/2008GL034944, 2008
  110. S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, V. Vinoj, Vijayakumar S. Nair, S. Naseema Beegum, C. B. S. Dutt, D. P. Alappattu, and P. K. Kunhikrishnan, Vertical structure and horizontal gradients of aerosol extinction coefficients over coastal India inferred from airborne lidar measurements during the Integrated Campaign for Aerosol, Gases and Radiation Budget (ICARB) field campaign, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D05204, doi:10.1029/2008JD011033, 2009
  111. Naseema Beegum, S., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, K.V.S. Badarinath, P.D. Safai, P.C.S. Devara, Sacchidanand Singh, Vinod, U.C. Dumka, P. Pant, Spatial distribution of aerosol black carbon over India during pre-monsoon season Atmospheric Environment, 43, 1071–1078, 2009.
  112. Beegum, S. N., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, R. R. Reddy, and K. R. Gopal, Large scale modulations of spectral aerosol optical depths by atmospheric planetary waves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L03810, doi:10.1029/2008GL036509, 2009.
  113. A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, D. M. Giles, C. R. McClain, T. F. Eck, S. M. Sakerin, A. Macke, P. Croot, G. Zibordi, P. K. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. Kinne, M. Harvey, T. J. Smyth, S. Piketh, T. Zielinski, A. Proshutinsky, J. I. Goes, N. B. Nelson, P. Larouche, V. F. Radionov, P. Goloub, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, R. Matarrese, E. J. Robertson, and F. Jourdin, Maritime Aerosol Network as a component of Aerosol Robotic Network, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D06204, doi:10.1029/2008JD011257, 2009.
  114. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, R.R. Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, L. Siva Sankara Reddy, G. Balakrishnaiah, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Temporal and spectral characteristics of aerosol optical depths in a semi-arid region of southern India, Science of the Total Environment, 407, 2673-2688, 2009.
  115. Gogoi, M. M., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Babu, and P. K. Bhuyan, Climatology of columnar aerosol properties and the influence of synoptic conditions: First-time results from the northeastern region of India, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D08202, doi:10.1029/2008JD010765, 2009.
  116. V. Vinoj and S.K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol characteristics at a continental urban station in southern India, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 4, 256-266, 2009.
  117. M. Aloysius, M. Mohan, S. Suresh Babu, K. Parameswaran, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Validation of MODIS derived aerosol optical depth and an investigation on aerosol transport over the South East Arabian Sea during ARMEX-II, Ann. Geophys., 27, 2285–2296, 2009
  118. Gogoi M M, PK Bhuyan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, An investigation of aerosol size distribution properties at Dibrugarh: Northeastern India, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., Vol. 20, No. 3, 521-533, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2008.06.11.01(A), 2009
  119. Hiren Jethva, SK Satheesh, J Srinivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, How good is the assumption of visible surface reflectance in MODIS aerosol retrieval over land? A comparison with aircraft measurements over an urban site in India, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote-sensing, 47, 1990-1998, 2009.
  120. Vijayakumar S. Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, and SK Satheesh, Optical and Physical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols over the Bay of Bengal during ICARB, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66, DOI: 10.1175/2009JAS3032.1, 2640-2658, 2009
  121. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, G. Balakrishnaiah, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Size segregated mass concentration and size distribution of near surface aerosols over a tropical Indian semi-arid station, Anantapur: Impact of long range transport, Science of the Total Environment, 407, 5589–5604, 2009.
  122. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulua, R.R. Reddy,, K. Rama Gopal, L. Siva Sankara Reddy, G. Balakrishnaiah, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Temporal and spectral characteristics of aerosol optical depths in a semi-arid region of southern India, Science of the Total Environment, 407, 2673-2688, 2009.
  123. S. Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu Aerosol microphysics over a tropical coastal station inferred from the spectral dependence of Angstrom wavelength exponent and inversion of spectral aerosol optical depths Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 71,1846–1857, 2009
  124. S. Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, R. Ramakrishna Reddy, K. Rama Gopal and Y. Nazeer Ahmed, Quasi-biennial oscillations in spectral aerosol optical depth, Atmospheric Science Letters, 10, 279–284, DOI: 10.1002/asl.243, 2009
  125. S. K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Vijayakumar S. Nair, Vertical distribution of aerosols over the east coast of India inferred from airborne LIDAR measurements Ann. Geophys., 27, 4157–4169, 2009
  126. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Vijayakumar S. Nair, S. Suresh Babu and S. K. Satheesh, Spatial and vertical heterogeneities in aerosol properties over oceanic regions around India: Implications for radiative forcing, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, 135, 2131–2145, DOI: 10.1002/qj.525, 2009.
  127. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, G. Balakrishnaiah, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, A study on the variations of optical and physical properties of aerosols over a tropical semi-arid station during grassland fire, Atmospheric Research, 95, 77-87, 2010.
  128. V. Vinoj, S. K. Satheesh, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Optical, radiative, and source characteristics of aerosols at Minicoy, a remote island in the southern Arabian Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D01201, doi:10.1029/2009JD011810, 2010.
  129. U.C. Dumka, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Rajesh Kumar, P. Hegde, Ram Sagar, P. Pant, Narendra Singh, S. Suresh Babu, Characteristics of aerosol black carbon mass concentration over a high altitude location in the Central Himalayas from multi-year measurements, Atmospheric Research, 96, 510–521, 2010
  130. Chaubey, J. P., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Vijayakumar S. Nair, and A. Tiwari, Black carbon aerosols over coastal Antarctica and its scavenging by snow during the Southern Hemispheric summer, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D10210, doi:10.1029/2009JD013381, 2010.
  131. S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S. K. Satheesh, Vertical and Horizontal Gradients in Aerosol Black Carbon and Its Mass Fraction to Composite Aerosols over the East Coast of Peninsular India from Aircraft Measurements, Advances in Meteorology, 2010, Article ID 812075, 7 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/812075, 2010
  132. D. G. Kaskaoutis, M. C. R. Kalapureddy, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, P. C. S. Devara, P. T. Nastos, P. G. Kosmopoulos, and H. D. Kambezidis, Heterogeneity in pre-monsoon aerosol types over the Arabian Sea deduced from ship-borne measurements of spectral AODs, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 4893–4908, doi:10.5194/acp-10-4893-2010, 2010.
  133. Binita Pathak, Gayatry Kalita, K. Bhuyan, P. K. Bhuyan, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY Aerosol temporal characteristics and its impact on shortwave radiative forcing at a location in the northeast of India, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D19204, doi:10.1029/2009JD013462, 14 pages, 2010
  134. S. Suresh Babu, V. Sreekanth, Vijayakumar S Nair, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Vertical profile of aerosol single scattering albedo over west coast of India during W_ICARB, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 72, doi:10.1016/ j.jastp.2010.04.013, 876–882, 2010.
  135. S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Radiative effects of aerosols at an urban location in southern India: Observations versus model, Atmospheric Environment, 44, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.07.020, 2010.
  136. S. K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Assessment of Aerosol Radiative Impact over Oceanic Regions Adjacent to Indian Subcontinent Using Multisatellite Analysis, Advances in Meteorology, Volume 2010, Article ID 139186, 13 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/139186, 2010
  137. Nair, V. S., S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, P. R. Nair, and Susan. K. George, Surprising observation of large anthropogenic aerosol fraction over the “near pristine” southern Bay of Bengal: Climate implications, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D21201, doi:10.1029/2010JD013954, 2010.
  138. S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and S. K. Satheesh, Latitudinal gradient in aerosol properties over the Indian and Southern Oceans during the austral summer, Current Science, 99, 1384-1389, 2010
  139. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. N. Beegum, S. S. Babu, A. Smirnov, S. R. John, K. R. Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, C. B. S. Dutt, and V. S. Nair, Optical and physical characteristics of Bay of Bengal aerosols during W‐ICARB: Spatial and vertical heterogeneities in the marine atmospheric boundary layer and in the vertical column, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D24213, doi:10.1029/2010JD014094, 2010.
  140. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, G. Balakrishnaiah, B. S K Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, C.B.S. Dutt, Spatial heterogeneities in aerosol properties over Bay of Bengal inferred from ship-borne and MODIS observations during ICARB-W cruise campaign: Implications to radiative forcing, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 404-412, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.10.004, 2011
  141. Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, S Suresh Babu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Inter-comparison of aerosol optical depths from the multi-wavelength solar radiometer with other radiometric measurements, Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics, 39, 364-371, 2010.
  142. Harilal B. Menon, Nutan Sangekar, Aneesh Lotliker, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Ponnumani Vethamony, Aerosol optical thickness and spatial variability along coastal andoffshore waters of the eastern Arabian Sea, ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsq191, 2011.
  143. S. Suresh Babu, V. Sreekanth, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Mannil Mohan, N.V.P. Kirankumar, D. Bala Subrahamanyam, Mukunda M. Gogoi, Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, Naseema Beegum, Jai Prakash Chaubey, V.H. Arun Kumar, Ravi K. Manchanda, Vertical profiles of aerosol black carbon in the atmospheric boundary layer over a tropical coastal station: Perturbations during an annular solar eclipse, Atmospheric Research, 99, 471-478, doi:10.1016/ j.atmosres.2010.11.019, 2011
  144. Jai Prakash Chaubey, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, and Vijayakumar S. Nair, The optical and physical properties of atmospheric aerosols over the Indian Antarctic stations during southern hemispheric summer of the International Polar Year 2007–2008, Annales Geophysicae, 29, doi:10.5194/angeo-29-109-2011, 109–121, 2011
  145. G. Balakrishnaiah, K. Raghavendra kumar, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R. R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, Y. Nazeer Ahammed, K. Narasimhulu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Analysis of optical properties of atmospheric aerosols inferred from spectral AODs and Ångström wavelength exponent, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 1275 – 1285, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.12.002, 2011.
  146. K. Raghavendra Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, G. Balakrishnaiah, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Characterization of aerosol black carbon over a tropical semi-arid region of Anantapur, India, Atmospheric Research, 100, 12–27, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.12.009, 2011.
  147. Mukunda M. Gogoi, Binita Pathak, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Pradip K. Bhuyan, S. Suresh Babu, Kalyan Bhuyan, Gayatri Kalita, Multi-year investigations of near surface and columnar aerosols over Dibrugarh, northeastern location of India: Heterogeneity in source impacts, Atmospheric Environment 45, 1714 – 1724, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.12.056, 2011
  148. P. R. Sinha, R. K.Manchanda, J.V.Subbarao, U.C.Dumka, S.Sreenivasan, S. SureshBabu, K.KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spatial distribution and vertical structure of the MABL aerosols over Bay of Bengal during winter: Results from W-ICARB experiment, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 73 (2011) 430–438
  149. A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, D. M. Giles, I. Slutsker, N. T. O’Neill, T. F. Eck, A. Macke, P. Croot, Y. Courcoux, S. M. Sakerin, T. J. Smyth, T. Zielinski, G. Zibordi, J. I. Goes, M. J. Harvey, P. K. Quinn, N. B. Nelson, V. F. Radionov, C. M. Duarte, R. Losno, J. Sciare, K. J. Voss, S. Kinne, N. R. Nalli, E. Joseph, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, D. S. Covert, S. K. Gulev, G. Milinevsky, P. Larouche, S. Belanger, E. Horne, M. Chin, L. A. Remer, R. A. Kahn, J. S. Reid, M. Schulz, C. L. Heald, J. Zhang, K. Lapina, R. G. Kleidman, J. Griesfeller, B. J. Gaitley, Q. Tan, and T. L. Dieh, Maritime aerosol network as a component of AERONET – first results and comparison with global aerosol models and satellite retrievals, Atmospheric Measurement Technology, 4, 583–597, 2011, doi:10.5194/amt-4-583-2011
  150. Babu, S. S., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, R. K. Manchanda, P. R. Sinha, S. K. Satheesh, D. P. Vajja, S. Srinivasan, and V. H. A. Kumar, Free tropospheric black carbon aerosol measurements using high altitude balloon: Do BC layers build “their own homes” up in the atmosphere?, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L08803, doi:10.1029/2011GL046654, 2011.
  151. V. Sreekanth, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. K. Satheesh, S. Suresh Babu, V. S. Nair, and K. Niranjan, Airborne measurements of aerosol scattering properties above the MABL over Bay of Bengal duringW ICARB – characteristics and spatial gradients, Ann. Geophys., 29, 1–14, 2011, www.ann-geophys.net/29/1/2011/ doi:10.5194/angeo-29-1-2011
  152. S.K. Satheesh,V. Vinoj, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY Weekly periodicities of aerosol properties observed at an urban location in India, Atmospheric Research, 101, 307–313, 2011B.
  153. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Raghavendra Kumar, G. Balakrishnaiah, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, K. Narasimhulu, S. Vijaya Bhaskara Rao, T. Kiran Kumar, C. Balanarayana, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Aerosol climatology over an urban site, Tirupati (India) derived from columnar and surface measurements: First time results obtained from a 30-day campaign, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 73, 1727–1738, 2011.
  154. U.C. Dumka, K.KRISHNAMOORTHY, S.N.Tripathi, P.Hegde, RamSagar, Altitude variation of aerosol properties over the Himalayan range inferred from spatial measurements, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 73, 1747–1761, 2011.
  155. G. Balakrishnaiah, K. Raghavendra Kumar, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, C. Swamulua, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, Y. Nazeer Ahammed, K. Narasimhulu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Anthropogenic impact on the temporal variations of black carbon and surface aerosol mass concentrations at a tropical semi-arid station in southeastern region of India, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 42, 1297–1308, 2011.
  156. P.R. Sinha, R.K. Manchanda, D.G. Kaskaoutis, S. Sreenivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Spatial heterogeneities in aerosol size distribution over Bay of Bengal during Winter-ICARB Experiment, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 4695–4706, doi:10.1016/ j.atmosenv.2011.04.085, 2011.
  157. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, V. Sreekanth, J P Chaubey, M M. Gogoi, S. S Babu, Sobhan KK, S. P. Bagare, BC. Bhatt, V K. Gaur, T. P. Prabhu, and N. S. Singh Fine and ultrafine particles at a near–free tropospheric environment over the high‐altitude station Hanle in the Trans‐Himalaya: New particle formation and size distribution, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D20212, doi:10.1029/2011JD016343, 2011
  158. G. Balakrishnaiah, K. Raghavendra Kumar, B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, K. Narasimhulu, Y. Nazeer Ahammed, C. Balanarayana, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Characterization of PM, PM10 and PM2.5 mass concentrations at a tropical semi-arid station in Anantapur, India, Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, 40, 95-104, 2011.
  159. Jai Prakash Chaubey, S Suresh Babu, Mukunda M Gogoi, Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, V Sreekanth, K KRISHNA MOORTHY and Tushar P Prabhu, Black Carbon Aerosol Over A High Altitude (~ 4.52 Km) Station In Western Indian Himalayas, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, 8, 42–51, 2011.
  160. Sobhan Kumar Kompalli1, V. Sreekanth1, Jai Prakash Chaubey1, Mukunda M. Gogoi1, S. Suresh Babu1, Tushar P. Prabhu, And K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Aerosol Number Size Distribution Measurements At Hanle, A Free Tropospheric High-Altitude Site In Western Himalayas, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, 8, No. 3, Pp. 140–146, 2011.
  161. Mukunda M Gogoi, Jai Prakash Chaubey, V Sreekanth, Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, S Suresh Babu, Tushar P Prabhu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Columnar Aerosol Extinction Characteristics: Measurements From A Free-Tropospheric Observatory In Western-Himalayas, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, 8, No. 3, 52–57, 2011.
  162. Manoj Kumar Mishra, K. Rajeev n, Anish Kumar M. Nair, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, K. Parameswaran, Impact of a noon-time annular solar eclipse on the mixing layer height and vertical distribution of aerosols in the atmospheric boundary layer Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 74, 232–237, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.10.012, 2011.
  163. S.S. Prijith, Marina Aloysius, Mannil Mohan, Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Role of circulation parameters in long range aerosol transport: Evidence from Winter-ICARB, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 77, 144-151, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.12.008, 2012
  164. Vijayakumar S Nair, V. S., F. Solmon, F. Giorgi, L. Mariotti, S. S. Babu, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY Simulation of South Asian aerosols for regional climate studies, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D04209, doi:10.1029/2011JD016711, 2012.
  165. S. Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, D. Bala Subrahamanyam, N.V.P. Kiran Kumar, S. Suresh Babu, M. Mohan, Short period variations of the aerosol mass concentrations over Bay of Bengal: Association with quasi-periodic variations in the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer parameters and fluxes, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 77, 78–84, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.11.012, 2012
  166. H.D. Kambezidis, D.G. Kaskaoutis, S. K Kharol, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.K. Satheesh, M.C.R. Kalapureddy, K.V.S. Badarinath, Anu Rani Sharma, M. Wild Multi-decadal variation of the net downward shortwave radiation over south Asia: The solar dimming effect, Atmospheric Environment, 50, 360-372, 2012.
  167. B. Suresh Kumar Reddy, K. Raghavendra Kumar, G. Balakrishnaiah, K. Rama Gopal, R.R. Reddy, L.S.S. Reddy, Y. Nazeer Ahammed, K. Narasimhulu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu Potential Source Regions Contributing to Seasonal Variations of Black Carbon Aerosols over Anantapur in Southeast India, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 12: 344–358, 2012 doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2011.10.0159
  168. Babu, S. S., M. M. Gogoi, V. H. A. Kumar, V. S. Nair, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Radiative properties of Bay of Bengal aerosols: Spatial distinctiveness and source impacts, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D06213, doi:10.1029/2011JD017355, 2012.
  169. S. Naseema Beegum, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Mukunda M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, and S. K. Pandey, Multi-year investigations of aerosols from an island station, Port Blair, in the Bay of Bengal: climatology and source impacts, Annals Geophysicae, 30, 1113–1127, doi:10.5194/angeo-30-1113-2012, 2012.
  170. S Sajani, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, K Rajendran and Ravi S Nanjundiah, Monsoon sensitivity to aerosol direct radiative forcing in the community atmosphere model, Journal of Earth System Science, 121, August 2012, 867–889, 2012.
  171. Sinha PR, Dumka UC, Manchanda RK, Kaskaoutis DG, Sreenivasan S, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Suresh Babu S., Contrasting aerosol characteristics and radiative forcing over Hyderabad, India due to seasonal mesoscale and synoptic-scale processes, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, DOI:10.1002/qj.1963, 2012.
  172. Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Vijayakumar S. Nair, Mukunda M. Gogoi, Jai Prakash Chaubey, Seasonal variation in the spatial distribution of aerosol black carbon over Bay of Bengal: A synthesis of multi-campaign measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 64, 366-373, doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.09.073, 2013.
  173. R.K. Choudhary, K. Rajeev, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and R. Sridharan, Ionospheric impact on the geopotential height profile of the temperature by balloon-borne GPS-Radiosondes? Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 40, 1-6 doi:10.1029/2012GL054359, 2013.
  174. S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu and J. Srinivasan, Unusual aerosol characteristics at Challakere in Karnataka, Current Science, 104, 615-621, 2013.
  175. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Naseema Beegum, N. Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Mian Chin, Nadege Blond, S. Suresh Babu, S. Singh, Performance evaluation of chemistry transport models over India, Atmospheric Environment, 71, 210-225, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.01.056, 2013.
  176. Mukunda M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, M.R. Manoj, Jai Prakash Chaubey, Absorption characteristics of aerosols over the northwestern region of India: Distinct seasonal signatures of biomass burning aerosols and mineral dust, Atmospheric Environment, 73, 92-102, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.03.009, 2013.
  177. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, M. R. Manoj, and S. K. Satheesh, Buildup of aerosols over the Indian Region, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1011–1014, doi:10.1002/grl.50165, 2013.
  178. S. K. Satheesh and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, AEROSAT – a space-borne sensor for continental aerosols: evaluation of the conceptual model, Current Science, 104, 1008-1011, 2013.
  179. C. Suresh Raju, R. Renju, Tinu Antony, Nizy Mathew, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Microwave Radiometric Observation of a Waterspout Over Coastal Arabian Sea, IEEE Geoscience and remote sensing letters, ,10.1109/LGRS.2012.2229960, 2013.
  180. Satheesh, S.K., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and J Srinivasan, New Directions: Elevated layers of anthropogenic aerosols aggravate stratospheric ozone loss? Atmospheric Environment, 79, 879-882, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.07.052, 2013.
  181. Suresh Raju, C., T. Antony, N. Mathew, K. N. Uma, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, MT MADRAS brightness temperature analysis for terrain characterization and land surface microwave estimation, Current Science, 104 (12), 1643 - 1649, 2013.
  182. U.C. Dumka, R.K. Manchanda, P.R. Sinha, S. Sreenivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Temporal variability and radiative impact of black carbon aerosol over tropical urban station Hyderabad, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 105–106, 81–90 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.003, 2013.
  183. Tinu Antony, C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, Korak Saha, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, A Detailed Study of Land Surface Microwave Emissivity Over the Indian Subcontinent, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2013.
  184. Jai Prakash Chaubey, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Mukunda M. Gogoi, Spatio-temporal variations in aerosol properties over the oceanic regions between coastal India and Antarctica, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-terrestrial Physics, 104,(2013)18–28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.004, 2013.
  185. Aruna, K, T. V. L. Kumar, D. N. Rao, B. V. K. Murthy, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, “Black Carbon Aerosols In A Tropical Semi Urban Coastal Environment: Effects Of Boundary Layer Dynamics And Long Range Transport”, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-terrestrial Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.020, 2013.
  186. . Nair, V. S. , K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Influence of continental outflow and ocean biogeochemistry on the distribution of fine and ultra-fine particles in the marine atmospheric boundary layer over Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (13), 7321 - 7331, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50541, 2013.
  187. Nair, V. S., S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. S. Prijith, Spatial Gradients in Aerosol-Induced Atmospheric Heating and Surface Dimming over the Oceanic Regions around India: Anthropogenic or Natural?, Journal of Climate, 26, 7611 - 7621, doi: 10.1175/ jcli-d-12-00616, 2013.
  188. Babu, S. S., M. R. Manoj, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Mukunda M Gogoi, Vijayakumar S Nair, Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, S. K. Satheesh, K. Niranjan, K. Ramagopal, P. K. Bhuyan, Darshan Singh, Trends in Aerosol Optical Depth over Indian region: Potential causes and impact indicators, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020507, 1-13, 2013.
  189. Dumka, U. C., R. K. Manchanda, P. R. Sinha, S. Sreenivasan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. Suresh Babu, Temporal variability and radiative impact of black carbon aerosol over tropical urban station Hyderabad, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-terrestrial Physics, 105-106, 81 - 90, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.003, 2013.
  190. Nair, V. S., S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, A. K. Sharma, A. Marinoni, Ajai, Black carbon aerosols over the Himalayas: direct and surface albedo forcing, Tellus B, 65, 19738, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.19738, 2013.
  191. Mukunda M. Gogoi, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Sobhan K K, Jai Prakash Chaubey, S. S. Babu, M.R. Manoj, Vijayakumar S. Nair, T. P. Prabhu, Physical and optical properties of aerosols in a free tropospheric environment: Results from long-term observations over western trans-Himalayas, Atmospheric Environment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.atmosenv.2013.11.029, 84, 262-274, 2014.
  192. Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY and S. Suresh Babu, Rapid response of atmospheric BC to anthropogenic sources: observational evidence, Atmospheric Science Letters, Published online in Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1002/asl2.483, 2013.
  193. Sobhan K K, S. Suresh Babu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, MR Manoj, NVP Kiran Kumar, HB Shaeb, AK Joshi, Aerosol Black Carbon characteristics over Central India: Temporal variation and its dependence on mixed layer height, Atmospheric Research, 147-148, 27-37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.04.015, 2014.
  194. Sobhan K K, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, M M Gogoi, V S Nair,and JP Chaubey, The formation and growth of ultrafine particles in two contrasting environments: A case study, Annales Geophysicae, 32, www.ann-geophys.net/32/817/2014/ doi:10.5194/angeo-32-817-2014, 817–830, 2014.
  195. Aruna, K., TVL Kumar, BVK Murthy, DN Rao, SS Babu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Scattering and absorption characteristics of atmospheric aerosols over a semi-urban coastal environment, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar Terrestrial Physics, 119, doi 10.1016/j.jast.2014.08.009, 211-222, 2014.
  196. VS Nair, S Suresh Babu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, S K Satheesh, Implications of multiple scattering on the assessment ofblack carbon aerosol radiative forcing , Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 148, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/ j.jqsrt.2014.06.018, 134–140, 2014.
  197. H B Menon, Shilpa Shirodkar, S Kedia, S Ramachandran, SS Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Temporal variation of aerosol optical depth and associated shortwave radiative forcing over a coastal site along the west coast of India, Science of the Total Environment, 468–469, 83–92,http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.013, 2014.
  198. Tinu Antony, C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, Korak Saha, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, A Detailed Study of Land Surface Microwave Emissivity Over the Indian Subcontinent, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52, No6, 3604-3612, doi 10.1109/TGRS.2013.2274010, June 2014.
  199. Sobhan K K, S. S Babu, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Manoj M R, Aerosol mass size distribution and black carbon over a high altitude location in Western Trans- Himalayas: Impact of a dust storm episode, Aeolian Research, 15, 161-168, December 2014.
  200. Nizy Mathew, Viju O John, C. Suresh Raju, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Upper tropospheric humidity from SAPHIR on-board Megha-Tropiques, CURRENT SCIENCE, 108, 1915-1922, 2015.
  201. Tinu Antony, C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Flood Extent Analysis Over the Major River Basins in the Indian Subcontinent Using Satellite Microwave Radiometric Data IEEE Journal Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, PP, (99), DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2390036, 2015.
  202. Renju, R, C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, Tinu Antony, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Microwave radiometer observations of inter-annual water vapor variability and vertical structure over a tropical station, Journal of the Geophysical Research, 120, 10.1002/2014JD022838, 2015.
  203. Govardhan, G., RS Nanjundiah S K Satheesh, K KRISHNAMOORTHY and V R Kotamarthi, Performance of WRF-Chem over Indian region: Comparison with measurements, Journal of Earth System Science, 124 (4), 875-896, 2015.
  204. Gogoi M M, S. S Babu, V. Jayachandran, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. K. Satheesh, M Naja, and V. R. Kotamarthi, Optical properties and CCN activity of aerosols in a high-altitude Himalayan environment: Results from RAWEX-GVAX, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD022966, 2015.
  205. Menon, HB, S. Hulswar, N. Anilkumar, Achuthankutty Chittur Thelakkat, K.KRISHNA MOORTHY, S S Babu, Heterogeneity in spectral variability of aerosol optical depth and its implications to aerosol radiative forcing in the Tropical Indian Ocean and in the Indian Ocean Sector of Southern Ocean, Deep Sea Research II, 118, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.03.012, 2015.
  206. Guha A., B K De , P Dhar, T Banik, M Chakraborty , R Roy , A Choudhury, M M. Gogoi , S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Seasonal Characteristics of Aerosol Black Carbon in Relation to Long Range Transport over Tripura in Northeast India, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 786–798, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.02.0029, 2015.
  207. Rajesh Kumar, M. C. Barth, Vijayakumar S. Nair, G. G. Pfister, S. Suresh Babu, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, G. R. Carmichael, Sources of black carbon aerosols in South Asia and surrounding regions during the Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, Gases and Radiation Budget (ICARB), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/5415/2015/ doi:10.5194/acp-15-5415-20152015.
  208. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S.K. Satheesh, M.M. Sarin, Arnico K. Panday, South Asian aerosols in perspective: Preface to the special issue, Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 307-311, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.073, 2016.
  209. Babu, S.S., Nair, V.S., Gogoi, M.M., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, 2014. Seasonal variation of vertical distribution of aerosol single scattering albedo over Indian sub-continent: RAWEX aircraft observations. Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 312-323, doi : 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.041, 2016.
  210. Prijith, S.S., S. S. Babu, N.B. Lakshmi, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Meridional Gradients in Aerosol Vertical Distribution over Indian Mainland: Observations and Model Simulations, Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 337-345, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.066, 2016.
  211. Joshi, H., M Naja, K.P. Singh, R. Kumar, P. Bhardwaj, S. S. Babu, S.K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, H.C. Chandola, Investigations of aerosol black carbon from a semi-urban site in the Indo-Gangetic Plain region, Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 346-359, doi:10. 1016/j.atmosenv.2015.04.007, 2016.
  212. Pathak, B., T. Subba, P. Dahutia, P.K. Bhuyan, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, M.M. Gogoi, S. S. Babu, L. Chutia, P. Ajay, J. Biswas, C. Bharali, A. Borgohain, P. Dhar, A. Guha, B.K. De, T. Banik, M. Chakraborty, S.S. Kundu, S. Sudhakar, S.B. Singh, Aerosol characteristics in north-east India using ARFINET spectral optical depth measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 461-473, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.038, 2016.
  213. Govardhan. G. R., Nanjundiah, R.S., Satheesh, S.K., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Takemura, T., Intercomparison and performance evaluation of chemistry transport models over Indian region, Atmospheric Environment, 125B, 486-504, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.065, 2016.
  214. Gogoi, M.M, S. S. Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, R. C. Thakur, JP Chaubey, V. S. Nair, Aerosol black carbon over Svalbard regions of Arctic, Polar Science, doi:10.1016/j.polar.2015.11.001, 2015.
  215. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. K. Satheesh and V. R. Kotamarthi, Preface: Regional aerosol warming experiment – Ganges Valley aerosol experiment (RAWEX–GVAX), Current Science, 111 (1), 52, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/52, 10 July 2016
  216. K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S. K. Satheesh and V. R. Kotamarthi, Evolution of aerosol research in India and the RAWEX–GVAX: an overview, Current Science,111 (1), 53-75, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/53-75, 10 July 2016.
  217. N. Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, Nadege Blond and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Simulation of aerosol fields over South Asia using CHIMERE – part-I: spatio-temporal characteristics and heterogeneity, Current Science,111 (1), 76-82, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/76-82, 10 July 2016.
  218. N. Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, Nadege Blond and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Simulation of aerosol fields over South Asia using CHIMERE – part-II: performance evaluation, Current Science, 111 (1), 83-92, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/83-92, 10 July 2016.
  219. D. V. Phanikumar, K. K. Shukla, M. Naja, N. Singh, S. Sahai, R. Sagar, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, V. R. Kotamarthi and Rob K. Newsom, Doppler Lidar observations over a high altitude mountainous site Manora Peak in the central Himalayan region, Current Science, 111 (1), 101-108, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/101-108, 10 July 2016.
  220. Narendra Singh, Raman Solanki, N. Ojha, M. Naja, U. C. Dumka, D. V. Phanikumar, Ram Sagar, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, V. R. Kotamarthi and S. K. Dhaka, Variations in the cloud-base height over the central Himalayas during GVAX: association with the monsoon rainfall, Current Science, 111 (1), 109-116, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/109-116, 10 July 2016.
  221. Sobhan K K, S. Suresh Babu, Lakshmi N. Bharatan and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Spring-time enhancement in aerosol burden over a high-altitude location in western trans-Himalaya: results from long-term observations, Current Science, 111 (1), 117-131, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/117-131, 10 July 2016.
  222. Manish Naja, Piyush Bhardwaj, Narendra Singh, Phani Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, N. Ojha, Ram Sagar, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and V. R. Kotamarthi, High-frequency vertical profiling of meteorological parameters using AMF1 facility during RAWEX–GVAX at ARIES, Nainital, Current Science, 111 (1), 132-140, doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/132-140, 10 July 2016.
  223. Vijayakumar S. Nair, S. Suresh Babu, M. R. Manoj, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Mian Chin, Direct radiative effects of aerosols over South Asia from observations and modeling, Climate Dynamics, 49, 1411-1428, DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3384-0, Oct 2016
  224. Vijayakumar S. Nair, S. Suresh Babu, Mukunda M. Gogoi, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Large-scale enhancement in aerosol absorption in the lower free troposphere over continental India during spring, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070669, 26 Oct 2016.
  225. R. Renju, C. Suresh Raju, Nizy Mathew, N. V. P. Kirankumar, and K. Krishna Moorthy, Tropical Convective Cloud Characterization Using Ground-Based Microwave Radiometric Observations, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54, (7), 3774-3779, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2527099, July 2016
  226. Mukunda M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Binita Pathak, Tamanna Subba, Lakhima Chutia, Shyam Sundar Kundu , Chandrakala Bharali, Arup Borgohain, Anirban Guha, Barin Kumar De, Brajamani Singh, and Mian Chin, Radiative effects of absorbing aerosols over northeastern India: Observations and model simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 1132-1157, doi:10.1002/2016JD025592, 2017.
  227. N. Anand, S. K. Satheesh, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Dependence of atmospheric refractive index structure parameter (Cn2) on the residence time and vertical distribution of aerosols, Optics Letters, 42(14), 2714-2717, https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.002714, July 2017.
  228. Gaurav Govardhan, S K Satheesh, Ravi Nanjundiah, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S. Suresh Babu, Possible climatic implications of high-altitude black carbon emissions, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 9623–9644, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-9623-2017, 2017
  229. R. Renju, C. Suresh Raju, M. K. Mishra, N. Mathew, K. Rajeev, and K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Atmospheric Boundary Layer Characterization Using Multiyear Ground-Based Microwave Radiometric Observations Over a Tropical Coastal Station, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (12), 6877-6882, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2017.2735626, 2017.
  230. Aditya Vaishya, S Suresh Babu, V Jayachandran, M M. Gogoi, N B Lakshmi, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, and S K Satheesh, Large contrast in the vertical distribution of aerosol optical properties and radiative effects across the Indo-Gangetic Plain during the SWAAMI–RAWEX campaign, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 9623–9644, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17669-2018, 2018.
  231. N. Anand, K. Sunilkumar, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Distinctive roles of elevated absorbing aerosol layers on free-space optical communication systems, Applied Optics, 57(25), 7152-7158, https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.007152, 2018.
  232. . S S Prijith, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, S Suresh Babu, S K Satheesh, Characterization of particulate matter and black carbon over Bay of Bengal during summer monsoon: results from the OMM cruise experiment, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-3226-1, 2018.
  233. . Tinu Antony, C. Suresh Raju, R. Renju, Nizy Mathew, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Microwave emissivity of arid regions at 10 GHz – potential for subsurface studies, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39:19, 6266-6280, doi:10.1080/01431161.2018.1458345, 2018.
  234. Gaurav Govardhan, S K Satheesh, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Ravi Nanjundiah, Simulations of black carbon over the Indian region: Improvements and implications of diurnality in emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8229–8241, 2019, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8229-2019
  235. Manoj, M. R., Satheesh, S. K., K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Gogoi, M. M., and Babu, S. S., Decreasing trend in black carbon aerosols over the Indian region, Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 2903–2910. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081666
  236. Sunilkumar K., Anand N., Satheesh S. K., KRISHNA MOORTHY K., Ilavazhagan G., Radiative effects of atmospheric aerosols on optical pulse propagation: Implications to high data rate free space optical (FSO) communication systems, Proc. SPIE 11133, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans VIII, 1113310; doi:10.1117/12.2528645, 2019.
  237. . Anand N., Sunilkumar K., Satheesh S. K., KRISHNA MOORTHY K., "Dual role of absorbing aerosols in atmospheric refractive index fluctuations: a closure study from balloon-based and multi-satellite observations," PROC. SPIE 11133, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans VIII, 1113311, doi: 10.1117/12.2528628, 2019.
  238. K. Sunilkumar, N. Anand, S. K. Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, G. Ilavazhagan, Performance of free-space optical communication systems: effect of aerosol induced lower atmospheric warming, Optics Express, Vol. 27, No. 8 11303-11311, 15 Apr 2019 https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.011303, 2019.
  239. Mukunda M Gogoi, N B Lakshmi, Vijayakumar S Nair, Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, S Suresh Babu, Seasonal contrast in the vertical profiles of aerosol number concentrations and size distributions over India: Implications from RAWEX aircraft campaign, J. Earth Syst. Sci. 128:225https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-019-1246-y, 2019.
  240. Priyanka Banerjee, S K Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, Ravi S Najundaiah, Vijayakumar S. Nair, Long-Range Transport of Mineral Dust to the Northeast Indian Ocean: Regional versus Remote Sources and the Implications, Journal of Climate, 32, 1525-1547, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0403.1, 2019
  241. Harshavardhana S Pathak, S K Satheesh, Ravi S Nanjundiah, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, S Lakshmivarahan, S Suresh Babu, Assessment of regional aerosol radiative effects under the SWAAMI campaign – Part 1: Quality-enhanced estimation of columnar aerosol extinction and absorption over the Indian subcontinent, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 11865–11886, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11865-2019, 2019
  242. V Jayachandran, S. S. Babu, A. Vaishya, M. M. Gogoi, V S. Nair, S. K Satheesh, and K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Altitude profiles of cloud condensation nuclei characteristics across the Indo-Gangetic Plain prior to the onset of the Indian summer monsoon, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 561–576, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-561-2020, 2020
  243. Manoj M R., S K. Satheesh, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Hugh Coe, Vertical profiles of submicron aerosol single scattering albedo over the Indian region immediately before monsoon onset and during its development: research from the SWAAMI field campaign, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 4031–4046, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4031-2020, 2020.
  244. Anand, N, K. Sunilkumar, S. K. Satheesh, and K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Entanglement of near-surface optical turbulence to atmospheric boundary layer dynamics and particulate concentration: implications for optical wireless communication systems, Applied Optics, Vol. 59, No. 5, 1471-1483, https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.381737, 10 February 2020,
  245. . Sobhan K K, S Suresh Babu, S K Satheesh, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Trupti Das, R. Boopathy, D. Liu, E. Darbyshire, J. D. Allan, J. Brooks5, M. J. Flynn, and Hugh Coe, 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, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 3965–3985, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3965-2020, 2020.
  246. Gogoi M.M., V N Jayachandran, Aditya Vaishya, S Suresh Babu, S K Satheesh, and K KRISHNA MOORTHY, Airborne in situ measurements of aerosol size distributions and black carbon across the Indo-Gangetic Plain during SWAAMI–RAWEX, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 8593-8610, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-8593-2020, 2020.
  247. Harshavardhana S Pathak, S K Satheesh, K KRISHNA MOORTHY, and Ravi S Nanjundiah, Assessment of regional aerosol radiative effects under the SWAAMI campaign – Part 2: Clear-sky direct shortwave radiative forcing using multi-year assimilated data over the Indian subcontinent, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 14237–14252, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14237-2020, 2020.
  248. K. Sunilkumar, N. Anand, S K Satheesh, K. KRISHNA MOORTHY, G. Ilavazhagan, Enhanced optical pulse broadening in free-space optical links due to the radiative effects of atmospheric aerosols, Optics Express, 29(2) 865-876, https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.409794, 2021.
PUBLISHED LECTURES
  • K. Krishna Moorthy, Aerosol Climatology Studies over India, Vikram Sarabhai Research and PRL-award lectures, PRL, Ahmedabad, 57-67, August, 1998.
  • K. Krishna Moorthy, Atmospheric aerosols – continental and marine, Second SERC School on Cloud Physics and Atmospheric Electricity – frontiers, IITM, Pune, Volume 1, 89-103, 7 June to 5 July 2001.
  • K. Krishna Moorthy, Aerosol Removal Processes, Second SERC School on Cloud Physics and Atmospheric Electricity – frontiers, IITM, Pune, Volume 1, 104-114, 7 June to 5 July 2001.
  • Two lectures, delivered in the first SERC School on Cloud Physics and Atmospheric Electricity, Organized by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 13 June- 14 July, 2000.
  • Two lectures, delivered in the second SERC School on Cloud Physics and Atmospheric Electricity, Organized by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 13 June- 14 July, 2001.
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