Dr. Kiranmayi LanduAssistant Professor
School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences

Research Interests

Tropical Meteorology; Monsoon; Extreme events; Tropical Cyclones; Climate Dynamics; Intraseasonal variations; Climate Modelling; Machine Learning

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Contact Details

  • SBS#303
  • +91 674 713-5512
  • kiranmayi@iitbbs.ac.in

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Education

 Degree Discipline Year School
 Ph.D. Atmospheric Science 2008 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
 PostDoctoral Fellow Department of Atmospheric Science 2009-2011 Colorado State University, CO, USA
 Post Doctoral Fellow 2011-2013 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, WA, USA
 

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Teaching

Tropical Meteorology; Advanced Dynamic Meteorology; Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Earth System Science; Basics of Fluid Dynamics; Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics; Application of Statistics and Mathematics in Climate Science Laboratory; Numerical Simulation Laboratory – Atmospheric Processes; Computational Geosciences

 

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1BS Keshav, K Landu (2022) Seasonality in long-term trends of tropical intraseasonal wave activity. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 134 (1), 1-13
2MR Mohanty, M Pradhan, RKS Maurya, SA Rao, UC Mohanty, K Landu (2021) Evaluation of state-of-the-art GCMs in simulating Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 133 (4), 1429-1445
3TS Sarin, V Vinoj, D Swain, K Landu, E Suhas (2021) Aerosol Induced Changes in Sea Surface Temperature Over the Bay of Bengal Due to COVID-19 Lockdown; Frontiers in Marine Science, 8:648566. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.648566
4Tukaram Zore, Partha Gogoi, Vinoj V and K. Landu (2020) Effect of Tropical Subseasonal Variability on Heat Waves over India. Int. J. of Clim. (41(S1), E2258-E2268)
5Keshav Bhibuti and K. Landu, (2020) Role of sea surface temperature on equatorial waves and intraseasonal oscillations. Theor. Appl. Clim. 140 (3), 993-1004
6K. Landu, Rishav Goyal and Bibhuti Keshav, (2019) Role of multiple equatorial waves on cyclogenesis over Bay of Bengal Clim. Dyn. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-05112-5)
7A. K. Subudhi and Landu, K, (2019), Effect of Equatorial waves and MJO on modulating extreme precipitation over India. Int. J. of Clim. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5987
8Pandey, S. K., Vinoj, V., Landu, K., & Babu, S. S., (2017). Declining pre-monsoon dust loading over South Asia: Signature of a changing regional climate. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 16062
9Taraphdar, S., Mukhopadhyay, P., Leung, L. R., & Landu, K., (2016). Prediction skill of tropical synoptic scale transients from ECMWF and NCEP Ensemble Prediction Systems. Mathematics of Climate and Weather Forecasting, 2(1).
10Samson Hagos, Zhe Feng, Kiranmayi. L and Charles N. Long, Advection, moistening, and shallow-to-deep convection transitions during the initiation and propagation of Madden-Julian Oscillation, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, DOI: 10.1002/2014MS000335,
11V. Vinoj, P. J. Rasch, Hailong Wang, Jin-Ho Yoon, Kiranmayi. L, B. Singh and Po-Lun Ma (2014), Short-term modulation of Indian summer monsoon rainfall by West Asian dust. Nature Geoscience, 7, 308-313, doi:10.1038/ngeo2107).
12Kiranmayi L, Ruby Leung, et al. (2014) Dependence of ITCZ structure on model resolution and dynamical core in aqua-planet simulations. J. Climate. Doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00269.1.
13Kiranmayi L and Eric D Maloney, (2011) Intraseasonal Moist static energy budget in reanalysis data, J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 116, D21117, 12 PP. doi: 10.1029/2011JD016031.
14Kiranmayi L and Eric D Maloney (2010), Understanding intraseasonal variability in an aquaplanet GCM, Journal of Meteo. Soc. of Japan. DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2011-302.
15Kiranmayi. L and Bhat G S. (2008) Quasi-periodic, Global Oscillations in Sea Level Pressure on Intraseasonal Timescales, Climate Dynamics, 31, DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0413-7.

Recent Publications (National Journals)

1Kiranmayi. L and Bhat G S. (2009) Equatorial modes observed in atmospheric variables, J. Earth Sys. Sci., 118, 181-192.
2Ramkumar, K. Muralimohan, L. Kiranmayi and Y. B. Srinivasa (2006) Discrete generation cycles in the tropical moth "Opisina arenosella", Current Science, Vol 91, No 6, 811-816. (Interdisciplinary study with colleagues at Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore)

Conferences (International)

1K Landu and Rishav Goyal. Role of convectively coupled equatorial waves and MJO on cyclogenesis over Bay of Benngal, Asia Oceania Geoscience Annual meeting, Singapore, August 2017.
2Kiranmayi L et al. Factors influencing the simulated ITCZ structure in varying model resolutions and dynamical cores. Gordon Research Conference, New London, USA, July 2013.
3Feng Z, SM Hagos, Kiranmayi Landu, CN Long, and C Zhang. Role of detrained moisture from ITCZ in initiating deep convection in Madden-Julian Oscillation. Gordon Research Conference, New London, USA, July 2013.
4Hagos SM, Z Feng, Kiranmayi Landu, and CN Long. Two-day waves and the stretched lifecycle of convection during DYNAMO: Observations and high resolution Hindcast Simulation. GASS/MJO Meeting, Singapore, Singapore on June 4, 2013.
5Hagos SM, Z Feng, Kiranmayi Landu, CN Long, and KS Lim. Application of radar observations to the evaluation and improvement of cloud permitting Limited Area Model simulations. MJO Data and Analysis Workshop, Kohalo Coast, HI on March 17, 2013.
6Eric D Maloney and Kiranmayi Landu, MJO Initiation in an Aquaplanet GCM: Is It Relevant to DYNAMO?, AOGS – AGU Joint Assembly, Singapore, August 2012.
7Kiranmayi. L and Eric D Maloney, Intraseasonal variability sensitivity tests in an aquaplanet general circulation model, American Meteorological Society Meeting, Seattle, USA, 2011.
8Kiranmayi. L and Eric D Maloney, The moist static energy budget on intraseasonal time scales as observed in NCEP reanalysis data, Abstract No. A51H-0207 American Geophys. Union, Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2009.
9Kiranmayi. L and Bhat G S, Near global oscillations in Pressure in intraseasonal time scales, Celebrating monsoon, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA, July, 2007.
10Kiranmayi. L and Bhat G S, Wavelet analysis of TRMM data to identify seasonal changes in MJO, National Space Science Symposium (NSSS), Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam, INDIA, February, 2004.
11Kiranmayi. L, Scalar Concentration measurements in liquid flow using PLIF technique. Symposium on Advances in Fluid Mechanics (SAFM), Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, INDIA, July, 2001.

Conferences (National)

1K Landu, Rishav Goyal and Bibhuti Keshav, Cyclogenesis Potential of Convectively Couple Equatorial Waves over Bay of Bengal, TROPMET-2019, Visakhapatnam, December 2019
2Nilabh Shukla, Dr. kiranmayi Landu, Role of convectively coupled equatorial waves on the intensification of cyclones in Bay of Bengal, TROPMET-2019, Visakhapatnam, December 2019
3K. Landu and Anup Subudhi, Modulation of intense rainfall events over India by convectively coupled equatorial waves and MJO, National Space Science Symposium, Pune, January 2019
4Keshav Arora and K Landu, Relasionship between the intensity of intraseasonal oscillations and Indian summer monsoon onset, National Space Science Symposium, Pune, January 2019
5T. Zore and Landu, K, Effect of convectively coupled equatorial waves on daytime temperature distribution over India, Tropmet-2018, BHU, 24th to 27th October 2018
6K. Arora and Landu, K, An apparent relationship between the Interannual variability of the 10-25 & 30-60 day variation during Indian summer monsoon season, Tropmet-2018, BHU, 24th to 27th October 2018
7K. Bibhuti and Landu, K, “Role of SST on equatorial waves and intraseasonal oscillations”, INTROMET – 2017, Ahmedabad, November 2017
 

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Research Scholar

Bibuti Sharan Keshav
Tukaram Zore
Rehan Hussain
Anandu Rajeev
Ankita Singh
Deepak Kumar 
 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

Membership:
  • American Meteorological Society
  • American Geophysical Union
Journal Peer Reviewer:
  • Environmental Research Letters
  • Journal of Climate
  • Annales Geophysicae
  • Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
  • International Journal of Climatology
  • Climate Dynamics
Internal Reviewer
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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