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Dr. Vinoj. V
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences
Office (Room No.) : A2, 802
Phone No. (Office) : +91-674 257 6121
Email : vinoj@iitbbs.ac.in
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Research Interests
Aerosol Cloud Climate Interactions, Satellite Remote Sensing, Radiative Forcing, Field Measurements, Monsoon and Climate Change, Climate Modeling
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Atmospheric Science 2009 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Recent Publication (International Journals) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
Modeling Regional Aerosol Variability over California and Its Sensitivity to Emissions and Long-Range Transport during the 2010 CalNex and CARES Campaigns. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 10013-10060, 2014. (doi:10.5194/acp-14-10013-2014).
J.D. Fast, V. Vinoj, Q. Yang, R.A. Zaveri, and Q. Zhang
(2014), Short-term modulation of Indian summer monsoon rainfall by West Asian dust. Nature Geoscience, 7, 308–313, doi:10.1038/ngeo2107.
V. Vinoj, P. J. Rasch, H. Wang, Jin-Ho Yoon, K. Landu, B. Singh and Po-Lun Ma (2014)
(2013), The dependence of ITCZ structure on odel resolution and dynamical core. (Journal of Climate, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00269.1).
K. Landu, L. Ruby Leung, Samson Hagos, V. Vinoj
(2013), Aerosol properties and radiative forcing estimates over Ganges Basin during severe aerosol loading conditions, Atmospheric Environment, Vol 79, pp 7-19.
D. G. Kaskaoutis, P.R. Sinha, V. Vinoj, P.G. Kosmopoulos, S.N. Tripathi, R.P. Singh
(2013), Sensitivity of remote aerosol distributions to representation of cloud-aerosol interactions in a global climate model, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 6, 331-378
Wang, H., R. C. Easter, P. J. Rasch, M. Wang, X. Liu, S. J. Ghan, Y. Qian, J.-H. Yoon, P.-L. Ma and V. Vinoj
(2011), Weekly Periodicities in Aerosol Properties at a Continental Urban Location in India, Atmospheric Research, 101 (2011) 307–313, (doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.03.003).
S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2010), Optical, radiative and source characteristics of aerosols at a remote island, Minicoy in the southern Arabian Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D01201, doi:10.1029/2009JD011810.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh, and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2010), Radiative effects of aerosols at an urban location in southern India: observations versus model, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 44, Issue 39, December 2010, Pages 5295-530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.07.020.
S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2010), Assessment of aerosol radiative impact over oceanic regions adjacent to Indian subcontinent using multi-satellite analysis, Advances in Meteorology Volume 2010, Article ID 139186, 13 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/139186).
S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj and K Krishna Moorthy
(2009), Aerosol characteristics at a continental urban station in southern India, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 4, Nos. 1/2, pp.256–266. DOI: 10.1504/IJEWM.2009.026896. Citation information not available. (Invited Article)
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh and K.Krishna Moorthy
(2009), Vertical distribution of aerosols over the east coast of India inferred from airborne LIDAR measurements, Annales. Geophysicae., 27, 1–13. doi:10.5194/angeo-27-4157-2009.
S. K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, S. Suresh Babu, K. Krishna Moorthy, and Vijayakumar S. Nair
(2009), Improved Assessment of Aerosol Absorption using OMI-MODIS data, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05209, doi:10.1029/2008JD011024.
S.K. Satheesh, O. Torres, L.A. Remer, S. S. Babu, V. Vinoj, T.F. Eck , R.G. Kleidman and B.N. Holben
(2009), Vertical Structure and Horizontal Gradients of Aerosol Extinction Coefficients over Coastal India Inferred from Airborne Lidar Measurements during the ICARB Field Campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05204, doi:10.1029/2008JD011033.
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
(2009), Spatial distribution of aerosol black carbon over India during pre-monsoon season, Atmospheric Environment 43 (2009) 1071–1078. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.11.042.
S. Naseema Beegum, 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
(2008) Aerosol characteristics at a remote island: Minicoy in southern Arabian Sea. Journal of Earth System Science. 117, S1, July 2008, pp. 389–397, doi:10.1007/s12040-008-0017-y.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh, and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2008), Climate implications of large warming by elevated aerosol over India, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L19809, doi:10.1029/2008GL034944.
S. K. Satheesh, K. Krishna Moorthy, S. Suresh Babu, V. Vinoj, and C. B. S. Dutt
(2008) Measurement of CO and SO2 trace gases in the southern India during ISRO-GBP Land Campaign–I, Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics Vol. 37, pp. 221-229. [Link]
R R Reddy, K Rama Gopal, K Narasimhulu, L Siva Sankara Reddy, K Raghavendra Kumar, Y Nazeer Ahammed, V. Vinoj & S K Satheesh
(2008) Characteristics of Spectral Aerosol Optical Depths over India during ICARB, Journal of Earth System Science., 117, S1, July 2008.
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 Jayaraman, P K Bhuyan, M. M Gogoi, Sacchidanand Singh, P Pan
(2007), Latitudinal variation of aerosol optical depths from northern Arabian Sea to Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L10807, doi:10.1029/2007GL029419.
V. Vinoj, A. Anjan, M. Sudhakar, S. K. Satheesh, J. Srinivasan, and K. K. Moorthy
(2007) "Reply to comment on New Directions: How representative are aerosol radiative impact assessments?", Atmospheric Environment 41, 5536–5540.
S.K. Satheesh, J. Sreenivasan, V. Vinoj and S. Chandra
(2006), Vertical distribution of aerosols over an urban continental site in India inferred using a micro pulse lidar. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L20816, doi:10.1029/2006GL027729.
S. K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2006) New Directions: How representative are aerosol radiative impact assessments? Atmospheric Environment 40, 3008–3010.
S.K. Satheesh, J. Sreenivasan, V. Vinoj and S. Chandra
(2005), Wintertime spatial characteristics of boundary layer aerosols over peninsular India. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, No. D8, D08207 10.1029/2004JD005520.
Moorthy, K. Krishna; Sunilkumar, S. V.; Pillai, Preetha S.; Parameswaran, K.; Nair, Prabha R.; Ahmed, Y. Nazeer; Ramgopal, K.; Narasimhulu, K.; Reddy, R. Ramakrishna; Vinoj, V.; Satheesh, S. K.; Niranjan, K.; Rao, B. Malleswara; Brahmanandam, P. S.; Saha,
(2004): Large aerosol optical depths observed at an urban location in southern India associated with rain-deficit summer monsoon season, Annales Geophysicae 22 (8): 3073-3077.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh, S S Babu, and K. Krishna Moorthy
(2004): Radiative forcing by aerosols over the Bay of Bengal region derived from ship-borne, island-based, and satellite (Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (D5): Art. No. D05203. doi:10.1029/2003JD004329.
V. Vinoj, Babu S S, Satheesh S K, Moorthy K K and Kaufman Y J
(2004), Direct and indirect radiative effects of sea-salt aerosols over Arabian Sea, Current Science, 86 (10): 1381-1390. [Link].
V. Vinoj and S.K. Satheesh
(2004) Measurements of aerosol optical depths and black carbon over Bay of Bengal during post-monsoon season, Geophysical Research Letters., Vol. 31, No. 16, L16115 10.1029/2004GL020681.
Sumanth, E.; Mallikarjuna, K.; Stephen, Joshi; Moole, Mahesh; Vinoj, V.; Satheesh, S. K.; Moorthy, K. Krishna Moorthy
(2003), Measurements of aerosol optical depth over Arabian Sea during summer monsoon season, Geophysical Research Letters, 30(5), 1263, doi: 10.1029/2002GL016664.
V. Vinoj and S.K. Satheesh
(2003), Observation of aerosols from space, Mausam, 54, 1, 287-298. Citation information not available. (Invited Article).
V. Vinoj and S.K. Satheesh
Recent Publication (International Conferences) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
2013. "Factors influencing simulated ITCZ structure in varying model resolutions and dynamical cores.", Gordon Research Conference, New London, NH, USA, PNNL-SA-96016.
Landu K, LYR Leung, SM Hagos, V Vinoj, S Rauscher, T Ringler, and M Taylor
2013. "Sahel drought and recovery in the 20th century: Aerosol as a pace maker.", Community Earth System Model (CESM) Workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA, June 17, 2013. PNNL-SA-96438.
Yoon JH, PJ Rasch, SM Hagos, B Singh, V Vinoj, SY Wang, and N Zeng
2013. "Modeling Regional-Scale Variability of Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere.", ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA, March 18, 2013. PNNL-SA-94399.
Fast JD, MKB Shrivastava, A Zelenyuk, RC Easter, Jr, Y Liu, V Vinoj, and RA Zaveri
2013. "Evaluation of WRF-Chem simulations of carbonaceous and inorganic aerosols over California using measurements from the 2010 CARES and CalNex field campaigns." , LATMOS, Institute Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France., Paris, FRANCE, February 7, 2013. PNNL-SA-93456
Fast JD, V Vinoj, Y Liu, RA Zaveri, and MKB Shrivastava
Radiative Effects of Carbonaceous and Inorganic Aerosols over California during CalNex and CARES: Observations versus Model Predictions, AGU Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA.
V. Vinoj, Jerome D. Fast and Ying Liu
Evaluating Aerosol Process Modules within the Framework of the Aerosol Modeling Testbed. AGU Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Jerome D. Fast, V. Vinoj, WI Gustafson, Jr, EG Chapman, RC Easter, Jr, MKB Shrivastava, and B Singh
2012. "Natural and Anthropogenic Aerosol Impacts on the Indian Summer Monsoon.", AGU Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Rasch PJ, D Ganguly, V. Vinoj, H Wang and JH Yoon
2012. "Natural and Anthropogenic Aerosol Impacts on the Indian Summer Monsoon.", Academia Sinica Workshop, Taipei, TAIWAN.
Rasch PJ, D Ganguly, V. Vinoj, H Wang and JH Yoon
Simulated Carbonaceous and Inorganic Aerosols and their Effect on Radiation during the CalNex and CARES Campaigns in California, 13th Annual WRF Users Workshop, 28th June, 2012, Boluder, CO, USA.
Jerome D. Fast, V. Vinoj, Ying Liu and Manish Shrivastava
Impacts of carbonaceous aerosol on hydrological cycle over the Northern Africa, AMS Meeting, 23- 27, January, 2012, New Orleans, USA
Yoon, J.H., Rasch, P.J., Wang, H., Vinoj. V., and Ganguly, D
Improving the Characterization of Aerosols as Forcing Agents in the Climate System, PNNL, Laboratory Directed Research and Development Annul Report – 2011.
Rasch. P. J, V. Vinoj, Ganguly. D, Beagley. N, Wang. H
Impacts of carbonaceous aerosol on hydrological cycle over the Northern Africa, AMS Meeting, 23- 27, January, 2012, New Orleans, USA.
Yoon, J.H., Rasch, P.J., Wang, H., Vinoj. V., and Ganguly, D
The impact of natural aerosols on Indian summer monsoon, AGU fall meeting, 5-9 December 2011, San Francisco, Abstract # A44D-02, USA.
V. Vinoj, Philip J Rasch, Hailong Wang and Jin-Ho Yoon
The role of natural aerosols in modulating Indian summer monsoon. 3rd Annual post-doc poster session at PNNL on 21st July 2011, Richland, Washington, USA.
V. Vinoj, Philip J Rasch and Hailong Wang
Improving Aerosol Transport to the Arctic in CAM5, AGU fall meeting, 5-9 December 2011, San Francisco, Abstract # A33D-0250, USA
Wang, Hailong., Easter, Richard C Jr., Rasch, Phil., Wang, Minghuai., Liu, Xiaohong., Ghan, Steven J., Qian, Yun., Yoon, Jin-Ho., and V. Vinoj
Aerosol Transport to the Arctic in CAM5, CESM 2011 Workshop, June 20–23, 2011, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.
Wang, Hailong., Easter, Richard C Jr., Rasch, Phil., Wang, Minghuai., Liu, Xiaohong., Ghan, Steven J., Qian, Yun., Yoon, Jin-Ho., and V. Vinoj
Exploring geoengineering using climate and detailed modeling strategies. Goldschmidt Conference, August 14-19, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
Philip J Rasch, Hailong Wang, Jin-Ho Yoon, Dilip Ganguly, Po-Lun Ma and V. Vinoj
Air quality over India: Weekly periodicities and long term trends, Goldschmidt Conference, August 14-19, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
Satheesh, S.K., K. Krishna Moorthy, S.S. Babu, N. Srivastava and V. Vinoj
Effect of Carbonaceous Aerosols on Clouds and Precipitation in Asia, AGU fall meeting, 12-17 December 2010, San Francisco, Abstract # A33D-0210, USA.
V. Vinoj, Hailong Wang, Dilip Ganguly, Minghuai Wang and Philip Rasch
Improved aerosol characterization from combined OMI-MODIS retrieval, A23B-0283, AGU fall meeting, 15-19 December 2008, San Francisco, Abstract #A23B-0283, USA.
Kleidman, R, Satheesh, S K, Torres, O, Remer, L, Babu, S S, Vinoj, V, Eck, T, Holben, B N
Aerosol Observation at a remote Island: Minicoy in Southern Arabian Sea, Optical, Radiative and Source Characteristics, National Space Science Symposium, 26th to 29th Feb -2008, Radio Astronomy Centre, Ooty, INDIA.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh and K. Krishna Moorthy
Discrepancies between measured and modeled surface radiative fluxes over the southern India, The International Radiation Symposium, August 03-08, 2008, BRAZIL.
S.K. Satheesh and V. Vinoj,
Retrieval of dust aerosols over Indian region using thermal infra-red data of kalpana-1 satellite, National Space Science Symposium, 26th to 29th Feb -2008, Radio Astronomy Centre, Ooty, INDIA.
Nishi Shrivastava, S.K. Satheesh and V. Vinoj
"Aerosol Observations at a Remote Island: Minicoy in southern Arabian Sea – Preliminary Results" at 5th Asian Aerosol Conference, Aug 26th to 29th 2007, Kaohsiung city, TAIWAN.
V. Vinoj and S. K. Satheesh
"Vertical Distribution of Aerosols over Indian Region" at European Research Course on Atmospheres conducted at University Joseph Fourier (during January to Feb 2007) at Grenoble, FRANCE.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh and K. Krishna Moorthy
Aerosol Observation at a remote Island: Minicoy in Southern Arabian Sea, TROPMET 2006, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, INDIA.
V. Vinoj, S.K. Satheesh and K. Krishna Moorthy
Radiative forcing by aerosols over Bay of Bengal region derived from ship-borne, island-based and satellite (MODIS) observations, XIII National Space Sciences Symposium, Kottayam, 17-20 February, 2004, INDIA.
V. Vinoj, S S Babu, SK Satheesh, and K. Krishna Moorthy
Aerosol optical depth measurements at Bangalore, Seasonal features, XIII National Space Sciences Symposium, Kottayam, 17-20 February, 2004, INDIA.
K. Mallikarjun, Joshi Stephen, V. Vinoj, S. S. Babu, S. Eswar, S.K. Satheesh, K. Krishna Moorthy
Aerosol optical depth measurements over Indian landmass simultaneous with ARMEX crusies, Proc. ARMEX Workshop, pp143-144, NIOT, Chennai, 22-23 Dec, 2003, INDIA.
Sumanth,E., S. Suresh Babu, K.Mallikarjun, V.Vinoj, S.K.Satheesh, and K. Krishna Moorthy
Estimation of Aerosol Radiative Forcing over Bangalore, ISRO Proceedings of the Working Group on Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosols and Global Change, November 2002, INDIA.
S.K. Satheesh, V. Vinoj, S.Suresh Babu and K. Krishna Moorthy
Academic Honors & Awards
  • 2011 – Roddam Family Medal for the outstanding PhD thesis at CAOS, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • 2010-2013 – Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA.
  • 2007- ERCA (European Research Course on Atmospheres) Diploma from University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France (Jan - Feb 2007). Best poster prize for the poster titled "Vertical distribution of aerosols over Indian region".
  • 2003- Young Scientist Award to attend the First International Young Scientists Global Change Conference held at International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, ITALY, from the START Secretariat. (November).
  • 2003- Full funding to attend the Training Programme on Atmospheric Science and Atmospheric Remote Sensing Techniques at National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Gadanki, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA (June). One of the best student presentation prizes.
  • 2002- Invited for the prestigious SPM Fellowship examinations based on top performance in UGC-CSIR-NET/JRF examinations.
  • 2001- Qualified UGC-CSIR NET/JRF (National level) for Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences category (conducted jointly by University Grants Commission and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s National Eligibility Test for Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship). (Declined)
  • 2001- 2008, Indian Institute of Science Student scholarship from Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.
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