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Recent Publications

  • Cloud fraction retrieval and its variability during daytime from ground-based sky imagery over a tropical station in India, Akshaya Nikumbh, B.Padmakumari, Sneha Sunil Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Vol 190, September 2019, Pages 74-83
  • Statistical characteristics of the cloud cells in the categories of pre‑convective, convective‑initiation and convective‑enhancement in the contrasting monsoon seasons over the rain‑shadow region of peninsular India. S.B. Morwal, B. Padmakumari, S.G. Narkhedkar, Y.K.Reddy, R.S. Maheskumar, G. Pandithurai1, J. R. Kulkarni Climate Dynamics, Published online 22 June 2019,
  • Shivali Verma, P.V.N. Rao, Hareef Baba KS, M.V.R. Seshasai & B.PadmaKumari, Cloud fraction retrieval using data from Indian geostationary satellites and validation, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1479792
  • Maheskumar R.S., Padmakumari B., Konwar M., Morwal S.B. Deshpande C.G., Characterization of hydrometeors and precipitation over the Indian monsoon region using aircraft measurements, Atmospheric Research, 205, June 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.02.012, 147-154 (Impact Factor 3.778)
  • Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Harikishan G., Morwal S.B., Kulkarni J.R., Rain-shadow: An area harboring “Gray Ocean” clouds, Atmospheric Research, 205, June 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.02.005, 70-79 (Impact Factor 3.778)

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