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Refereed Journal Publications

  • Sathyanadh A., Prabha T.V., Patil C., Karipot A., Planetary boundary layer height over the Indian subcontinent: Variability and controls with respect to monsoon, Atmospheric Research, 195, October 2017, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.05.010, 44-61 
  • Sathyanadh A., Prabha T.V., Balaji B., Resmi E.A., Karipot A., Evaluation of WRF PBL parameterization schemes against direct observations during a dry event over the Ganges valley, Atmospheric Research, 193, September 2017, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.02.016, 125-141
  • Konwar M., Laven P., Prabha T.V., Simultaneous observation of a glory and in-situ microphysical cloud properties, Applied Optics, 56, July 2017, DOI:10.1364/AO.56.0000G5, G5-G8
  • Ghude S.D., Bhat G.S., Prabha T., Jenamani R.K., Chate D.M., Safai P.D., Karipot A.K., Konwar M., Pithani P., Sinha V., Rao P.S.P., Dixit S.A., Tiwari S., Todekar K., Varpe S., Srivastava A.K., Bisht D.S., Murugavel P., Ali K., Mina U., Dharua M., Jaya Rao Y., Padmakumari B., Hazra A., Nigam N., Shende U., Lal D.M., et.al., Acharja P., Kulkarni R., Subharthi C., Balaji B., Varghese M., Bera S., Rajeevan M., et.al., Winter fog experiment over the Indo-Gangetic plains of India, Current Science, 112, February 2017, DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i04/767-784,767-784
  • Bipin Kumar, Bera S., Prabha T.V., Grabowski W., Cloud-edge mixing: Direct numerical simulation and observations in Indian Monsoon clouds, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 9, February 2017, DOI:10.1002/2016MS000731, 1-22
  • Balaji B., Prabha T.V., Jaya Rao Y., Kiran T., Dinesh G., Chakravarty K., Sonbawne S.M., Rajeevan M., Potential of collocated radiometer and wind profiler observations for monsoon studies, Atmospheric Research, 194, September 2017, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.04.023, 17-26
  • Bera S., Pandithurai G., Prabha, T. V., Entrainment and droplet spectral characteristics in convective clouds during transition to monsoon, Atmospheric Science Letters, 17, 2016, DOI:10.1002/asl.657, 286-293
  • Bera S., Prabha T.V., Grabowski W.W., Observations of monsoon convective cloud microphysics over India and role of entrainment-mixing, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 2016, DOI:10.1002/2016JD025133, 1-22
  • Bisht D.S., Tiwari Suresh, Dumka U.C., Srivastava A.K., Safai P.D., Ghude S.D., Chate D.M., Rao P.S.P., Ali K., Prabha T.V., Panickar A.S., Soni V.K., Attri S.D., Tunved P., Chakrabarty R.K., Hopke P.K., Tethered balloon-born and ground-based measurements of black carbon and particulate profiles within the lower troposphere during the foggy period in Delhi, India, Science of the Total Environment, 573, 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.185, 894-905
  • Murugavel P., Malap N., Balaji B., Mehajan R. K., Prabha T. V., Precipitable water as a predictor of LCL height, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, online, 2016, DOI:10.1007/s00704-016-1872-0, 1-10
  • Panicker A.S., Pandithurai G., Safai P.D., Prabha T.V., Indirect forcing of black carbon on clouds over northeast India, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, 142, 2016, DOI:10.1002/qj.2878, 2968-2973
  • Patade S., Shete S., Malap N., Kulkarni G., Prabha T.V., Observational and simulated cloud microphysical features of rain formation in the mixed phase clouds observed during CAIPEEX, Atmospheric Research, 169, 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.09.018, 32-45
  • Resmi E.A., Malap N., Kulkarni G., Murugavel P., Nair S., Burger R., Prabha T.V., Diurnal cycle of convection during the CAIPEEX 2011 experiment, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 126, 2016, DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1595-7, 351–367
  • Sathyanadh A., Karipot A., Ranalkar M., Thara P., Evaluation of soil moisture data products over Indian region and analysis of spatio-temporal characteristics with respect to monsoon rainfall, Journal of Hydrology, 542, 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.08.040, 47–62
  • Varghese M., Prabha T. V., Malap N., Resmi E.A., Murugavel P., Safai P.D., Axisa D., Pandithurai G., Dani K., Airborne and ground based CCN spectral characteristics: Inferences from CAIPEEX-2011, Atmospheric Environment, 125, 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.041, 324–336
  • Chowdhuri S., Prabha T.V., Karipot A., Dharamraj T., Patil M.N., Relationship between the momentum and scalar fluxes close to the ground during the Indian post-monsoon period, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 154, 2015, DOI:10.1007/s10546-014-9977-4, 333-348
  • Grabowski W. W., Wang L.-P., Prabha T. V., Macroscopic impacts of cloud and precipitation processes on maritime shallow convection as simulated by a large eddy simulation model with bin microphysics, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 2015, DOI:10.5194/acp-15-913-2015, 913-926
  • Khain A.P., Beheng K.D., Heymsfield A., Korolev A., Krichak S.O., Levin Z., Pinsky M., Phillips V., Prabha T.V., Teller A., van den Heever S.C., Yano J-I, Representation of microphysical processes in cloud-resolving models: Spectral (bin) microphysics versus bulk parameterization, Reviews of Geophysics, 53, 2015, DOI:10.1002/2014RG000468, 247-322
  • Konwar M., Panicker A.S., Axisa D., Prabha T.V., Near-cloud aerosols in monsoon environment and its impact on radiative forcing, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 2015, DOI:10.1002/2014JD022420, 1445-1457
  • Nair S., Resmi E.A., Kulkarni G., Malap N., Patade S., Prabha T.V., Thermodynamical and cloud microphysical response during the transition from southwest to northeast monsoon, Atmospheric Research, 166, 2015, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.018, 182-194
  • Nair S.K., Prabha T.V., Purushothaman N., Sijikumar S., Muralidharann S., Kirankumar N.V.P., Subrahamanyam D.B., Anurose T.J., Prijith S.S., Namboodiri K.V.S., Diurnal variations of the low-level jet over peninsular India during the onset of Asian summer monsoon, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 120, 2015, DOI:10.1007/s00704-014-1168-1, 287-298
  • Patade S., Prabha T.V., Axisa D., Gayatri K., Heymsfield A., Particle size distribution properties in mixed-phase monsoon clouds from in situ measurements during CAIPEEX, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 2015, DOI:10.1002/2015JD023375, 1-23
  • Panicker A.S., Pandithurai G., Safai P.D., Dipu S., Prabha T.V., Konwar M., Observations of black carbon induced semi direct effect over Northeast India, Atmospheric Environment, 98, 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.09.034, 685-692
  • Patade S., Nagare B., Wagh S., Maheskumar R.S., Prabha T.V., Pradeep Kumar P., Deposition ice nuclei observations over the Indian region during CAIPEEX, Atmospheric Research, 149, 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.07.001, 300-314
  • Patil M.N., Dharmaraj T., Waghmare R.T., Prabha T.V., Kulkarni J.R., Measurements of carbon dioxide and heat fluxes during monsoon-2011 season over rural site of India by eddy covariance technique, Journal of Earth System Science, 123, 2014, 177-185
  • Rahul P.R.C., Bhawar R.L., Ayantika D.C., Panicker A.S., Safai P.D., Prabha T.V., Padmakumari B., Raju M.P., Double blanket effect caused by two layers of black carbon aerosols escalates warming in the Brahmaputra River Valley, Scientific Reports, 4:3670, 2014, DOI:10.1038/srep03670, 1-7
  • Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Harikishan G., Morwal S.B., Prabha T.V., Kulkarni J.R., In situ measurements of aerosol vertical and spatial distributions over continental India during the major drought year 2009, Atmospheric Environment, 80, 2013, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.07.064,107-121
  • A. Khain,  Prabha T. V., Nir Benmoshe, G. Pandithurai, M. Ovchinnikov, The mechanism of first raindrops formation in deep convective clouds, JGR, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50641
  • Dipu, S., Prabha, T. V.; Pandithurai, G.; Dudhia, J.; Pfister, G.; Rajesh, K. ; Goswami, B.N., Impact of elevated aerosol layer on the cloud macrophysical properties prior to monsoon onset, Atm. Environ., 70, May 2013, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.12.036, 454-467
  • Pandithurai, G., Dipu S.; Prabha, T. V., Maheshkumar, R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Goswami B.N., Aerosol effect on droplet spectral dispersion in warm continental cumuli, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, No. D16, D16202 
  • Prabha T.V., Patade S., Pandithurai G., Khain A., Axisa D., Pradeep Kumar P., Maheshkumar R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Goswami B.N., Spectral width of premonsoon and monsoon clouds over Indo-Gangetic valley, J. Geophys. Res., 117, 2012, DOI:10.1029/2011JD016837, D20205, 1-15
  • Prabha, T. V., A. Karipot, D. Axisa, B. P. Kumari, R. S. Maheshkumar, M. Konwar, J. R. Kulkarni, and B.N. Goswami (2012), Scale interactions near the foothills of Himalayas during CAIPEEX, J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi:10.1029/2011JD016754, D10203, 1-19.
  • Rabiu O. Olatinwo, Prabha, T. V., Joel O. Paz, Gerrit Hoogenboom (2012), Predicting Favorable Conditions for Early Leaf Spot of Peanut Using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model, International Journal of Biometeorology, 56, DOI 10.1007/s00484-011-0425-6, 259-268
  • Urankar G. M., Prabha T. V., Pandithurai G., Prabhu P. M., Achuthavarier D. , and Goswami  B. N. (2012), Aerosol and cloud feedbacks on surface energy balance over selected regions of Indian subcontinent., J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JD016363
  • Kulkarni, J. R., Maheskumar, R. S., Morwal S. B; Padma Kumari B., Konwar M., Deshpande C. G., Joshi R. R., Bhalwankar R. V., Pandithurai G., Safai P.D., Narkhedkar S. G., Dani K. K., Nath A., Nair Sathy, Sapre V. V., Puranik P. V., Kandalgaonkar S., Mujumdar V. R., Khaladkar R. M., Vijayakumar R., Prabha  T. V. and Goswami B. N., (2012), The Cloud Aerosol Interactions and Precipitation Enhancement Experiment (CAIPEEX): Overview and Preliminary Results, Current Science  
  • Prabha T. V, Khain A., Maheshkumar R. S., Pandithurai  G., Kulkarni J. R., Konwar M. and Goswami  B. N. (2011),  Microphysics of pre-monsoon and monsoon clouds as seen from in situ measurements during CAIPEEX  Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 68, DOI: 10.1175/2011JAS3707.1, 1882-1901
  • Prabha T. V,  Goswami B. N.,  Murthy B. S.  and Kulkarni J. R. (2011), Nocturnal Low-Level Jet and ‘atmospheric streams’ over the rain shadow region of Indian Western Ghats, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, 137, DOI:10.1002/qj.818, 1273-1287
  • Olatinwo R.O., Prabha T. V., Paz J.O., Riely D.G., Hoogenboom G. (2011), Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model: application in prediction of TSWV-vectors populations, Journal of Applied Entomology, 135, 81-90
  • Prabha T.V., Hoogenboom G., Smirnova T.G. (2011), Role of land surface parameterizations on modeling cold-pooling events and low-level jets, Atmospheric Research, 99, 147-161
  • Prabha T. V., Hoogenboome G. (2010), Evaluation of solar irradiance at the surface - inferences from in situ and satellite observations and a mesoscale model, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 102, November 2010, DOI 10.1007/s00704-010-0329-0, 455-469
  • Prabha, T. V., and G. Hoogenboom (2009), Observed dimming effect during a forest fire in the southeastern United States and the role of aerosols, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L11806, doi:10.1029/2009GL038435
  • Prabha, T. V., M. Y. Leclerc and D. Baldocchi. 2008. ‘Comparison of in-canopy flux footprints from Lagrangian Simulations against Large-Eddy Simulation’, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2115–2128.
  •  Prabha, T.V., Hoogenboom, G., Evaluation of the Weather Research and Forecasting model for two frost events, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 64, Issue 2, December 2008, Pages 234-247, ISSN 0168-1699, DOI: 10.1016/j.compag.2008.05.019.

  • Prabha, T. V., M. Y. Leclerc, A. Karipot, D. Hollinger and E. Mursch-Radlgruber. 2007. ‘Observed characteristics of low-level jet and its effect on flux measurements at the Howland AmeriFlux site’, Boundary Layer Meteorology, DOI 10.1007/s10546-007-9232-3
  • Prabha, T. V., A. Karipot, M. Binford, 2007. ‘Characteristics of secondary circulations over an inhomogeneous surface simulated with large-eddy simulation’, Boundary Layer Meteorology, Volume 123, Number 2, pp. 239-261(23)
  • Prabha, T. V., M. Y. Leclerc, A. Karipot, D. Hollinger 2007. ‘Low frequency effects on the Eddy-Covariance Fluxes in the Influence of a Low-Level Jet’, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 46: 338-352, 
  • Leclerc, M. Y., Karipot, A., Prabha T. V., Allwine G., Lamb B., Gholz H. L., 2003, ‘Impact of non-local advection on flux footprints over a tall forest canopy: a tracer flux experiment’, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 115, 1-2, 28, 19-30
  • Prabha T. V., R. Venkatesan, Erich Mursch-Radlgruber, G. Rengarajan, N. Jayanti, 2002, ‘Thermal Internal Boundary Layer characteristics as observed by a mini-SODAR under varying synoptic conditions’ Indian Acad. Sci. (Earth Planet. Sci.), 111, No. 1, pp. 63-77  
  • Anandakumar K., Venkatesan, R. and Prabha, T. V., 2001. ‘Soil thermal properties at Kalpakkam in coastal south India’. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Earth and Planetary sciences), 110, No.3, 239-245  
  • Prabha T. V., R. Venkatesan and V. Sitaraman, 1999, ‘Simulation of the meteorological field over a land-water-land terrain and comparison with observations’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 91 (2), pp. 227-257
  • Prabha T. V., and Erich Mursch-Radlgruber, 1999, ‘Investigation of Air Pollution Distribution in Linz : Case Studies to Evaluate a K-type Diffusion Model Coupled with a Mass-consistent Wind Model’, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 33, Issues 24-25, pp. 4067-4080
  • Prabha T. V., and Erich Mursch-Radlgruber, 1999, ‘Modeling of Diffusion in a wide Alpine valley’. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Vol. 64, No. 1-2, pp. 93-103


Technical reports:
  • Prabha T. V., K. Anandakumar and R. Venkatesan, 2000, Coastal Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment (CABLE - 98) - Report on the estimation of site specific parameters   (IGC Report- classified )
  • R. Venkatesan and Prabha T. V., 2000, Coastal Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment (CABLE - 98) - Report on measurements and data presentation   (IGC Report- classified )
  • R. Venkatesan and Prabha T. V., 2000, Atmospheric model FITNAH for complex terrain Applications : Report on case studies (IGC Report- classified )
  • R Venkatesan, Sitaraman V, Prabha T. V, 2001, Mesoscale Atmospheric Model (MAM-I) for Sea Breeze Simulation: Documentation and Operating Manual (IGC Report- classified )
  • Erich Mursch-Radlgruber and Prabha T. V., 1996, 'The investigation of the city ventilation for the planning of solar city in Linz - Phase 1' - Project report
  • Erich Mursch-Radlgruber and Prabha T. V.,1996, 'Investigation of the local climate of Linz - Phase 1' - Project report

 Book Review

         Karipot, A., Prabha T. V., Zhang, G. andLeclerc, M. Y., 2005, In: James R. Holton, Judith A. Curry and John A. Pyle, Editors, Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, Academic Press, An Imprint of Elsevier Science, London (2002) 2625 pp., ISBN 0-12-227090-8. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volume 130, Issues 1-2, 24 May 2005, Pages 137-141.