Cloud Aerosol Interaction and
Precipitation Enhancement Experiment



  • Harikishan G., Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Radiative effect of dust aerosols on cloud microphysics and meso-scale dynamics during monsoon breaks over Arabian sea, Atm. Env., 105, March 2015, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.01.037, 22-31

  • 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, Bound. Layer Met., 154, February 2015, DOI:10.1007/s10546-014-9977-4, 333-348

  • Fadnavis S., Schultz M.G., Semeniuk K., Mahajan A.S., Pozzoli L., Sonbawane S., Ghude S.D., Kiefer M., Eckert E., Trends in Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN) in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere over Southern Asia during the summer monsoon season: regional impacts sea, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, December 2014, DOI:10.5194/acp-14-12725-2014, 12725-12743

  • 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, Atm. Res., 149, November 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.07.001, 300-314

  • Narkhedkar S.G., Morwal S.B., Padmakumari B., Deshpande C.G., Kothawale D.R., Maheskumar R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Rainfall mechanism over the rain.shadow region of north peninsular India, Clim. Dyn., Online, November 2014, DOI:10.1007/s00382-014-2403-2, 1-20

  • Konwar M., Das S.K., Deshpande S.M., Chakravarty K., Goswami B.N., Microphysics of clouds and rain over the Western Ghat, J. Geopp. Res., 119, June 2014, DOI:10.1002/2014JD021606, 1-20

  • Harikishan G., Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S, Pandithurai G., Min Q.L., Macrophysical and microphysical properties of monsoon clouds over a rain shadow region in India from ground-based radiometric measurements, J. Geopp. Res., 119, April 2014, DOI:10.1002/2013JD020872, 4736-4749

  • 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, Sci. Rep., 4:3670, January 2014, DOI:10.1038/srep03670, 1-7

  • Deshpande C.G., Bhalwankar R., Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Axisa D., Kulkarni J.R Possible evidence of new particle formation and its impact on cloud microphysics from airborne measurements over Bay of Bengal, Atm. Res., 140-141, February 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.01.014,1-13

  • Maheskumar R. S., Narkhedkar S. G., Morwal S. B., Padmakumari B., Kothawale D. R., Joshi R. R., Deshpande C. G., Bhalwankar R. V., Kulkarni J. R., Mechanism of high rainfall over the Indian west coast region during the monsoon season, Clim. Dyn., 43, September 2014, DOI:10.1007/s00382-013-1972-9, 1513-1529

  • Hazra A., Mandal V., Chen J-P., Study of cloud microphysical properties over India during CAIPEEX using a mesoscale model with new cloud microphysical scheme-Part I, J. Atmos. Solar Terres. Phy., 93, February 2013, DOI:10.1016/j.jastp.2012.11.010, 29-44

  • Khain A., Prabha T.V., Benmoshe N., Pandithurai G., Ovchinnikov M., Mechanism of first raindrops formation in deep convective clouds, Jrnl. Geophy. Res., 118, August 2013, DOI:10.1002/jgrd.50641, 9123-9140

  • 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, Atm. Environ., 80, August 2013, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.07.064,107-121

  • Padmakumari B., Maheskumar R.S., Morwal S.B., Harikishan G., Konwar M., Kulkarni J.R., Goswami B.N., Aircraft observations of elevated pollution layers near the foothills of the Himalayas during CAIPEEX-2009, Q.J.R.M.S., 139, April 2013, DOI:10.1002/qj.1989, 625-638

  • Dipu, S., Prabha, Thara 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

  • B. Padmakumari, R.S. Maheshkumar, G. Harikishan, J.R. Kulkarni and B.N. Goswami, Comparative study of aircraft and satellite derived aerosol and cloud microphysical paramerers during CAIPEEX - 2009 over the Indian region, Intl. J. Remote Sensing , , 34, January 2013, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2012.705442, 358-373

  • Prabha Thara V., Patade S., Pandithurai G., Khain A., Axosa 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., Vol. 117, No. D20, D20205, October 2012, doi:10.1029/2011JD016837, 1-15

  • Pandithurai G., Dipu S., Prabha Thara 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 , August 2012

  • S.B. Morwal, R.S. Maheskumar, B. Padma Kumari , J.R. Kulkarni., B.N.Goswami, Cloud microphysical properties over Indian Monsoon Regions during CAIPEEX-2009, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 81-82, June 2012, DOI:10.1016/j.jastp.2012.04.01076-85

  • Konwar M., Maheskumar R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Freud E., Goswami B.N., Rosenfeld D., Aerosol control on depth of warm rain in convective clouds, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, July 2012, D13204, DOI:10.1029/2012JD01785, 1-10.

  • Gayatri Urankar, Prabha Thara. V, Pandithurai G, Pallavi P, Achuthavarrier D, Goswami B.N., Aerosol and cloud feedbacks on Surface Energy Balance over selected regions of Indian subcontinent, J. Geophys. Res., ,117, February 2012, DOI:10.1029/2011JD016363, D04210.

  • Thara V. Prabha, Anandkumar Karipot, D. Axisa, B. Padma Kumari, R.S. Maheskumar, M. Konwar, J.R. Kulkarni, and B.N. Goswami, Scale interactions near the foothills of Himalayas during CAIPEEX, J. Geophys. Res., ,117, D10203,DOI:10.1029/2011JD016754 .

  • P.D Safai, M.P. Raju, R.S. Maheskumar, J.R. Kulkarni, P.S.P. Rao, P.C.S. Devara, Vertical profiles of black carbon aerosols over the urban locations in South India, Science of the Total Environment , 431 (2012) 323-331.

  • Nair S., Sanjay J., Pandighurai G., Maheskumar, Kulkrni J.R., On the parameterization of cloud droplet effective radius using CAIPEEX aircraft observations for warm clouds in India (2012), Atmos. Res., Vol.108, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.02.002, 104-114

  • Kulkarni J.R., Maheshkumar 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.S., Mujumdar V.R., Khaladkar R.M., Vijaykumar R., Prabha T.V., Goswami B.N., The Cloud Aerosol Interaction and Precipitation Enhancement Experiment (CAIPEEX): overview and preliminary results (2012), Curr. Sci., Vol.102, 2012, 413-425

  • Freud E., Rosenfeld D., (2012), Linear relation between convective cloud drop number concentration and depth for rain initiation, J. Geop. Res., Vol.117 , 2012, D02207, DOI:10.1029/2011JD016457, 1-13

  • Prabha T.V., Khain A., Maheshkumar R.S., Pandithurai G., Kulkarni J.R., Konwar M., Goswami B.N. (2011),Microphysics of Premonsoon and Monsoon Clouds as Seen from In Situ Measurements during the Cloud Aerosol Interaction and Precipitation Enhancement Experiment (CAIPEEX), J. Atm. Sc., Vol.68 , 2011, DOI: 10.1175/2011JAS3707.1, 1882-1901

  • Prabha T.V., Goswami B.N., Murthy B.S., Kulkarni J.R., (2011), Nocturnal low-level jet and ~Qatmospheric streams~R over the rain shadow region of Indian Western Ghats,Q.J.R.M.S., Vol.137, 2011, DOI:10.5194/acp-11-12887-2011, DOI:10.1002/qj.818, 1273-1287

  • Freud E., Rosenfeld D., Kulkarni J.R. (2011), Resolving both entrainment-mixing and number of activated CCN in deep conective clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phy., Vol. 11, 2011,DOI:10.5194/acp-11-12887-2011, 12887-12900

  • Manoj M.G., Devara P.C.S., Safai P.D., Goswami B.N. (2011), Absorbing aerosols facilitate transition of Indian monsoon breaks to active spells, Clim. Dyn., Vol. 37, December 2011, DOI 10.1007/s00382-010-0971-3, 2181-2198

  • Konwar M., Maheskumar R.S., Kulkarni J.R., Freud E., Goswami B.N., Rosenfeld, (2010), Suppression of warm rain by aerosols in rain-shadow areas of India (2010), Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss, Vol. 10, 2010, doi:10.5194/acpd-10-17009-2010, 17009-17027

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