List of  Research  Papers  Published on Atmospheric Pollution

 from  The Air Pollution Section, O/O Additional Director General

 of Meteorology (Research), IMD, PUNE

1)    Soni, V. K., Kannan, P. S., Ghanekar, S. G., Usha Ravindran, Gaikwad, A. N., Lohogaonkar, S. M. and Deshmukh, A. R. K. (2006), “Long term variation in chemical composition of precipitation and wet deposition of major ions at Minicoy and Portblair: Islands in Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal”, Mausam, 57, 3, 489-498.

2)     Soni, V. K. and Sarkar, J. (2006), “Long term variation in precipitation acidity over the Indian Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) stations” Asian J. Water, Env. and Poll., 3, 2, 35-41.

3)    Sarkar, J., Soni, V. K. and Mukherjee, A. K. (2004), “Acid Rain: Causes Effects and Control Measures”,    Environment Science and Engineering, 3, 3, 1-11.

4)     Soni, V. K. and Kannan, P. S. (2003), “Temporal variations and the effect of volcanic eruptions on atmospheric turbidity over India” MAUSAM, 54, 4, 881-890.

5)    Shende, R. R. (2003), “Major Inorganic Ion Composition of Rainwater at some GAW (BAPMoN) stations in India”, Mausam.

6)    Soni, Vijay Kumar and Kannan, P.  S. (2001), “Background Acidic Precipitation Trends  in  India”, Proceedings of Tropmet 2001, National Symposium Meteorology for Sustainable Development,  Mumbai,  6–9 , February,  2001,Sec.  7, 616 – 621.

7)    Shende, R. R. (2000), “Changes in trends of pH over BAPMoN stations in India”, Vayu  Mandal, 30, 1-2, Jan-Jun, 2000.

8)    Shende, R. R. and Gaikawad, A. N. (2001), “Studies on Chemical Composition of Precipitation at some GAW (BAPMoN) stations in India during monsoon”, Proceedings of Tropmet2001, National Symposium on Meteorology for Sustainable Development, Mumbai, 6–9, Feb, 2001, Sec. 7, 611–615.

9)    Devendra Singh, Mukhopadhyay, B. and Srivastava, H. N. (1997), “Climatic impact on atmospheric turbidity at some Indian stations”, Mausam, 48, 1, 33-40.

10)     Devendra Singh, Ghanekar, S. G. and Usha Ravindran, “The residance time of SO2 at BAPMoN stations in India”, National IGBP Symposium held at RRL, Bhubaneswar, from 15–17, Jan. 1997.

11)    Mukhopadhyay, B., Singh, S. S., Datar, S. V. and Srivastava, H. N. (1993), “Principal component analysis of rain

water composition at BAPMoN stations in India”, Mausam,  44,  2,  179 – 184.

12)    Mukhopadhyay, B., Datar, S. V. and Srivastava, H. N. (1992), “Precipitation chemistry over the Indian region Mausam, 43, 3, 249–258.

13)     Srivastava, H. N., Datar, S. V. and Mukhopadhyay, B. (1992), “Trends in atmospheric turbidity over India” Mausam, 43, 2, 183-190.

14)    Varma, G. S. (1989), “Background Trends of pH of precipitation over India”, Atm. Env., 23, 4, 747–751.

15)     Varma, G. S. (1989), “Impact of soil derived aerosol on the precipitation acidity in India”, Atm. Env. , 23, 12, 2022 – 2026

16)    Mukherjee, A. K. and Mukhopadhyay, B., 1987, “Influence of urbanization on local temperature and humidity fields in a few major cities in India” Contributions to Human Biometeorology, Progress in Biometeorology, Vol 4, SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, Netherlands.

17)    Varma, G. S. (1989), “Decreasing trends of atmospheric sulphate Indian and Global”, Mausam, 41, 415–420.

18)     Mukherjee, A. K., Krshna Nand, Mukhopadhyay, B. and Ghanekar, S. G. (1986) “Rainwater chemistry over Iindian  sea  areas  during  the  monsoon  season"

19)    Mukherjee, A. K., Krshna Nand, Mukhopadhyay, B. and Ghanekar, S. G. (1986), “A preliminary study of the characteristics of aerosols over Pune and Srinagar”, Mausam, 37, 3, 313-316. 

20)     Krishna Nand (1986), “Importance of natural dust in controlling the acidity of rain over India”,   Mausam, 3, 397-   400.

21)     Mukherjee, A. K. (1986), “Inferences about the heat–island circulation from a study on the evolution of the nocturnal heat-island at Pune”, Mausam, 37, 4, 457-456.

22) Mukherjee, A. K., Krishna Nand, Mukhopadhyay, B. and Ramnath Usha (1985), “Chemical  composition  of  rain  during  monsoon  season at  Pune  and  its relation with meteorological  factors”,  Mausam,  36,  267 – 274.

23)     Mukherjee, A. K., Krishna Nand, Mukhopadhyay, B. and Ghanekar, S. G. (1985), “Conductivity of rainwater over India” National Seminar-cum-workshop on Atmospheric Science and Engineering, Jadhavpur University, 20-23 Feb,1985.

24)    Krishna Nand (1984), “Prospect of acid rain over India”, Mausam, 35, 2, 225–232.

25) Krishna Nand,  Mukhopoadhyay, B., Ghanekar, S. G.  and Ramnath Usha (1983), “Thunderstorm  and fixation  of  nitrogen , as nitrate in rain water”, Vayu Mandal,

26)     Mukherjee, A. K. (1983), “Removal of soluble pollutants by rain”, Vayu Mandal, 13, 3, 9–11.

27)     Krishna Nand and Maske, S. J., 1983 “Atmospheric turbidity measurements with Volz sunphotometer at a few

background air pollution monitoring network stations in India” Mausam, 34, 3, 327-330.

28)     Maske, S. J. and Krishna Nand (1982), “Studies on chemical constituents of precipitation over India”, Mausam,33, 241-246.

29)     Maske, S. J., Krishna Nand, Behere, P. G., Kachare, S. D., Ghanekar, S. G., Vaidehi, P. 1982 “How air pollutants behaved on the day of the solar eclipse on a6 February 1980”, Mausam, 33, 1, 133-134.

30)     Mukherjee, A. K. and Krishna Nand (1981), “A physical reason for higher pH of tropical rainwater”, Mausam, 31,   731-736.

31)     Krishna Nand and Maske, S. J., 1981, “Mean heat island intensities at Delhi – Assessed from Urban Climatological data”, Mausam, 32, 3, 269-272.

32)      Krishna Nand (1981), “An air pollution index for reporting the air quality in India”, Proceedings of the Symposium  on Environmental Physics and Atmospheric Boundary Layer held at IITM, Pune during 24-26 Nov, 1981.