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Publications

Dr. Ramanathan's current publication list includes 203 contributions to peer-reviewed journal papers, as well as 41 other publications and contributions. For an extensive list and links to relevant materials, please see below.

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Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

Contributions in Books, Reports, and Testimonies

45) V. Ramanathan Climate Change and Protection of the Habitat: Empirical Evidence for the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming" in Complexity and Analogy in Science: Theoretical, Methodological, and Espistemological Aspects, Pontifical Academy of the Sciences, Vatican City, 2015

46) Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Juliann E. Allison, Maximilian Auffhammer, David Auston, Anthony D. Barnosky, Lifang Chiang, William D. Collins, Steven J. Davis, Fonna Forman, Susanna B. Hecht, Daniel Kammen, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Teenie Matlock, Daniel Press, Douglas Rotman, Scott Samuelsen, Gina Solomon, David G. Victor, Byron Washom, 2015 Executive Summary of the Report, Bending the Curve:10 scalable solutions for carbon neutrality and climate stability. Published by the University of California, October 27, 2015

45) P.S. Dasgupta, V. Ramanathan, and M. Sanchez Sorondo (eds) Sustainable Humanity Sustainable Nature our Responsibility Proceedings of the Joint Workshop 2-6 May 2014. Pontifical Academy of the Sciences, Extra Series 41, Vatican City, 2015

44) N. Ramanathan, I. H. Rehman, A. Kar, R. Bahadur, O. Patange, V. Jha, V. Ramanathan* Methodology for Deriving Climate Credits for improved solid biofuel cookstoves. Surya C2P2 Report March 2014.

43) Ramanathan V, Sundar S, Harnish R, Sharma S, Seddon J, Croes B, Lloyd A, Tripathi S N, Aggarwal A, Al Delaimy W, Bahadur R, Bandivadekar A, Beig G, Burney J, Davis S, Dutta A, Gandhi K K, Guttikunda S, Iyer N, Joshi T K, Kirchstetter T, Kubsh J, Ramanathan N, Rehman I H, Victor D G, Vijayan A, Waugh M, Yeh S. 2014, India-California Air Pollution Mitigation Program: Options to reduce road transport pollution in India. Published by The Energy and Resources Institute in collaboration with the University of California at San Diego and the California Air Resources Board

42) Ramanathan, V. (2014) The Two Worlds We Inhabit: The Top Four Billion (T4B) and The Bottom Three Billion (B3B). in Contributions Towards A Sustainable World: In Dialogue with Klaus Töpfer, edited by F. Schmidt and N. Nuttall, pp. 41-50, oekom verlag, München

41) Martin II, W. J., J. J. Hollingsworth and V. Ramanathan, (2014) Household Air Pollution from Cookstoves: Impacts on Health and Climate. in Global Climate Change and Public Health, Respiratory Medicine Series, vol. 7, edited by K. E. Pinkerton and W.N. Rom, pp. 237–255, Springer Science+Business Media, New York. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-8417-2_13

40) Ramanathan, V. (2014), The Two Worlds Approach for Mitigating Air Pollution and Climate Change. Proceedings of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences work shop on: Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature, Our Responsibility. Pontifical Academy of the Sciences, Extra Series 41, Vatican City, 2014.

39) Ramanathan, V. (2013), The Two Worlds in the Anthropocene: A New Approach for Managing and Coping with Climate Change. Proceedings of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) workshop on The Emergency of the Socially Excluded. Pontifical Academy of the Sciences, Scipta Varia 123, Vatican City, 2013.

38) Ramanathan, V. (2013), Himalayan-Tibetan Glaciers and Snowpack System: Multiple Destabilizing Influences. Pontifical Academy of the Sciences, Scripta Varia 118, Vatican City, 2013.

37) Ramanathan, V. et al (2013), Black Carbon and the Regional Climate of California; Report to California Air Resources Board

36) P.J. Crutzen, L. Bengtsson and V. Ramanathan (eds),Fate of Mountain Glaciers in the Anthropocene: A Report by the Working Group Commissioned by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Scripta Varia 118, Vatican City, 2013.

35) Raes, F., S. J. Houghton, P. Crutzen, A. Eliassen, J. Schellnhuber, V. Ramanathan, J. Hansen, M. Molina, and C. S. Kiang. (2012),Air & Climate: Conversations About Molecules and Planets with Humans in Between . Publications Office of the European Union, 144 pp.

34) Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone. United Nations Environment Programme, 2011. Chair: D. Shindell. Vice Chairs: V. Ramanathan, F. Raes, L. Cifuentes and N. T. Kim Oanh.

33) Ramanathan, V. and N. Ramanathan An Unprecedented Opportunity . OUR PLANET, United Nations, December 2011 pp. 28-29

32) Iyngararasan, M. and V. Ramanathan Atmospheric Brown Clouds: An Integrated Approach for understanding and managing climate change and other environmental problems resulting from atmospheric pollution IGAC Newsletter, October April 2011 no. 45, pp. 20

31) Ajai, L. Bengtsson, D. Breashears, P.J. Crutzen, S. Fuzzi, W. Haeberli, W.W. Immerzeel, G. Kaser, C. Kennel, A. Kulkarni, R. Pachauri, T. H. Painter, J. Rabassa, V. Ramanathan, A. Robock, C. Rubbia, L. Russell, M. Sánchez Sorondo, H.J. Schellnhuber, S. Sorooshian, T. F. Stocker, L.G. Thompson, O.B. Toon, D. Zaelke (2011) Fate of Mountain Glaciers in the Anthropocene Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 2-4 April 2011 15pp.

30) Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone: Summary for Decision Makers. United Nations Environment Programme, 2011 (Link) Chair: D. Shindell. Vice Chairs: F. Raes, V. Ramanathan.

29) Ramanathan, V. and T. Ahmed(2010). Interactive comment on "Quantifying immediate radiative forcing by black carbon and organic matter with the Specific Forcing Pulse" by T. C. Bond et al., Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 10, C6227-C6241

28) Ramanathan, V., I.H. Rehman, and N. Ramanathan. (2010), Project Surya Prospectus. University of California, San Diego, 14 pp.

27) Clare, D., K. Pistone, and V. Ramanathan. (2010), Getting Rid of Black Carbon- A Neglected but Effective Near-Term Climate Mitigation Avenue, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Summer/Fall 2010, pp. 99-106

26) Levin, Simon A., and William C. Clark, Eds. "Toward a Science of Sustainability: Report from Toward a Science of Sustainability Conference, Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia, November 29, 2009 – December 2, 2009." CID Working Paper No. 196. Center for International Development at Harvard University. May 2010.

25) Committee on the Strategic Advice on the US Climate Change Science Program (2009), Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change, The National Academies Press: Washington D.C., 254 pp.

24) Ramanathan, V., M. Agrawal, H. Akimoto, M. Auffhammer, S. Devotta, L. Emberson, S.I. Hasnain, M. Iyngararasan, A. Jayaraman, M. Lawrence, T. Nakajima, T. Oki, H. Rodhe, M. Ruchirawat, S.K. Tan, J. Vincent, J.Y. Wang, D. Yang, Y.H. Zhang, H. Autrup, L. Barregard, P. Bonasoni, M. Brauer, B. Brunekreef, G. Carmichael, C.E. Chung, J. Dahe, Y. Feng, S. Fuzzi, T. Gordon, A.K. Gosain, N. Htun, J. Kim, S. Mourato, L. Naeher, P. Navasumrit, B. Ostro, T. Panwar, M.R. Rahman, M.V. Ramana, M. Rupakheti, D. Settachan, A.K. Singh, G. St. Helen, P.V. Tan, P.H. Viet, J. Yinlong, S.C. Yoon, W.C. Chang, X. Wang, J. Zelikoff and A. Zhu (2008), Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Regional Assessment Report with Focus on Asia, published by the United Nations Environment Program, Nairobi, Kenya, pp. 1-360 UNEP ABC Home.

23) Ramanathan, V. (2008), Why is the Earth's Albedo 29% and was it always 29%?, ILEAPS Newsletter, No. 5 (April), pp. 18-20

22) Ramanathan, V. (2007), Global Dimming by Air Pollution and Global Warming by Greenhouse Gases: Global and Regional Perspectives, C.D. O'Dowd and P.E. Wagner (eds). Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols: 17th International Conference Galway, Ireland, pp. 473-483

21) Ramanathan, V., and Balakrishnan, K. (2007), Project Surya: Reduction of Air Pollution and Global Warming by Cooking with Renewable Sources - A Controlled and Practical Experiment in Rural India: A White Paper

20) Ramanathan, V. (2007), Role of Black Carbon in Global and Regional Climate Change, Testimonial to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, October 18, 2007.

19) Ramanathan, V., C.O. Justice, J.B. Carberry, R.E. Dickinson, E.E. Hofmann, J.W. Hurrell, J.A. Jones, R.E. Kasperson, C. Kolstad, M.C. Lemos, P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, E.S. Mosley-Thompson, G.D. Salvucci, S.E. Trumbore and T.S. Wittrig (2007), Evaluating Progress of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program: Methods and Preliminary Results, National Academies Press, Washington DC.136 pp.

18) Ramanathan, V. and A. Inamdar (2006), The radiative forcing due to clouds and water vapor Frontiers of Climate Modeling, pp. 119-151

17) Kiehl, J.T. and V. Ramanathan, (Eds.) (2006), Frontiers of Climate Modeling, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 381 pp.

16) Ramanathan, V. (2006), Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Health, Climate and Agriculture Impacts, Pontifical Academy of Sciences Scripta Varia 106: Interactions Between Global Change and Human Health, pp. 47-60

15) Jacob, D., R. Avissar, G. C. Bond, S. Gaffin, J. Kiehl, J. Lean, U. Lohmann, M. Mann, R. Pielke, Jr., V. Ramanathan, and L. Russell (2005), Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 224 pp.

14) Crutzen, P. J. and V. Ramanathan (2003) Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene: Where Are We Heading? Earth System Analysis for Sustainability, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press), pp. 265-292

13) Crutzen, P. J. and V. Ramanathan (2002), The Ascent of Atmospheric Sciences, Science, Pathways of Discovery, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 175-188

12) Weaver, C.P. and V. Ramanathan (1998), Extratropical Cloud Systems and Cloud Radiative Forcing, Clear and Cloud Boundary Layers, North Holland Publishers, pp. 241-263

11) Ramanathan, V. and A. M. Vogelmann (1997) Greenhouse Effect, Atmospheric Solar Absorption and the Earth's Radiation Budget: From the Arrhenius-Langley Era to the 1990s, The Legacy of Svante Arrhenius Understanding the Greenhouse Effect. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm University, pp. 85-103

10) Ramanathan, V. (1995) Clouds and Climate, Buys Ballot Medal Climate Lecture, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 16, 1995

9) Crutzen P.J. and V. Ramanathan, editors (1995) Clouds, Chemistry and Climate - ASI Series, Proceedings of NATO ARW, March 21-25, 1995, Ringberg Germany (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany), August, 1995.

8) Collins, W.D., W.C. Conant and V. Ramanathan (1994), Earth Radiation Budget, Clouds and Climate Sensitivity, 1994, The Chemistry of the Atmosphere: Its Impact on Global Change, Jack G. Calvert, Ed. Backwell Scientific Publishers, pp. 207-215

7) Ramanathan, V. (1989) The Radiative and Climatic Consequences of the Changing Atmospheric Composition of Trace Gases, The Changing Atmosphere, F.S. Rowland and I.S.A. Isaksen, Eds. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 159-186

6) Ramanathan, V. (1989), Trace Gas Effects on Climate: A Review, Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gases: Climatic and Associated Impacts, R. Fantechi and A. Ghazi, Eds., Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 152-158

5) Ramanathan, V. et al. (1985), Trace Gas Effects on Climate, Atmospheric Ozone 1985: assessment of our understanding of the processes controlling its present distribution and change, WMO Report, no. 16, pp. 821-893

4) Ramanathan, V. (1983), Coupling Through Radiative and Chemical Processes, Solar Variability, Weather and Climate. Studies in Geophysics, Geophysics Research Board, National Academy Press, pp. 83-91

3) Ramanathan, V. (1982) Commentary on Climatic Effects of Minor Atmospheric Constituents, Carbon Dioxide Review, pp. 278-283

2) Ramanathan, V. (1980), Climatic Effects of Anthropogenic Trace Gases, Interactions of Energy and Climate, W. Bach, T. Pankrath and J. Williams, Eds., D. Reidel Publishing Co., pp. 269-280

1) Ramanathan, V. (1980), Climatic Effects of Ozone Change: A review, Low Latitude Aeronomic Processes, Advances in Space Exploration, COSPAR Symposium Series B, pp. 223-236

Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

219) Seinfeld, J. H., C. Bretherton, K. S. Carslaw, H. Coe, P. J. Demott, E. J. Dunlea, G. Feingold, S. Ghan, A. B. Guenther, R. Kahn, I. Kraucunas, S. M. Kreidenweis, M.J. Molina, A. Nenes, J.E. Penner, K.A. Prather, V. Ramanathan, V. Ramaswamy, P. J. Rasch, A. R. Ravishankara, D. Rosenfeld, G. Stephens, and R. Wood (2016), Improving our fundamental understanding of the role of aerosol − cloud interactions in the climate system, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(21), 5781–5790, doi:10.1073/pnas.1514043113

218) Sánchez Sorondo, M. and V. Ramanathan (2016) Pursuit of integral ecology, Science, 352(6287),747

217) Gustafsson, Ö., and V. Ramanathan (2016) Convergence on climate warming by black carbon aerosols, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.,published ahead of print April 11, 2016, doi:10.1073/pnas.1603570113

216) Pistone, K., Praveen, P. S., Thomas, R. M., Ramanathan, V., Wilcox, E., and F. A.-M. Bender (2016) Observed correlations between aerosol and cloud properties in an Indian Ocean trade cumulus regime, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,16, 5203–5227

215) Xu, Y., V. Ramanathan, and W.M. Washington (2016) Observed high-altitude warming and snow cover retreat over Tibet and the Himalayas enhanced by black carbon aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1303-1315,

214) Höpner,F., Bender,F. A.-M., Ekman, A. M. L., Praveen, P. S., Bosch, C., Ogren, J. A., Andersson, A., Gustafsson, Ö., and Ramanathan, V., (2016) Vertical profiles of optical and microphysical particle properties above the northern Indian Ocean during CARDEX 2012, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1045–1064 Supplemental Materials

213) Jeuland, M. A., V. Bhojvaid, A. Kar, J. J. Lewis, O. Patange, S. K. Pattanayak, N. Ramanathan, I. H. Rehman, J. S. Tan Soo, and V. Ramanathan (2015) Preferences for improved cookstoves: Evidence from rural villages in north India, Energy Econ., 52, 287–298, doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2015.11.010

212) Victor, D. G., D. Zaelke, and V. Ramanathan (2015) Soot and short-lived pollutants provide political opportunity, Nature Climate Change, Published online July 13, 2015 [DOI:10.1038/nclimate2703]

211) Patange O. S., N. Ramanathan, I. H. Rehman, S. N. Tripathi, A. Misra, A. Kar, E. Graham, L. Singh, R. Bahadur, and V. Ramanathan (2015) Reductions in Indoor Black Carbon Concentrations from Improved Biomass Stoves in Rural India, Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (7), 4749-4756, doi:10.1021/es506208

210) Steffen, W., K. Richardson, J. Rockström, S. E. Cornell, I. Fetzer, E. M. Bennett, R. Biggs, S. R. Carpenter, W. de Vries, C. A. de Wit, C. Folke, D. Gerten, J. Heinke, G. M. Mace, L. M. Persson, V. Ramanathan, B. Reyers, and S. Sörlin (2015) Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet, Science, Published online 15 January 2015 [DOI:10.1126/science.1259855].

209) Victor, D. G., V. Ramanathan, and D. Zaelke (2015) Harmful soot spurs climate-policy action, Nature, 517(7532), 21.

208) Burney, J., and V. Ramanathan (2014) Recent climate and air pollution impacts on Indian agriculture, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 111(46), 16319–16324.

207) Sambandam, S., K. Balakrishnan, S. Ghosh, A. Sadasivam, S. Madhav, R. Ramasamy, M. Samanta, K. Mukhopadhyay, H. Rehman, and V. Ramanathan (2014), Can Currently Available Advanced Combustion Biomass Cook-Stoves Provide Health Relevant Exposure Reductions? Results from Initial Assessment of Select Commercial Models in India, Ecohealth, 11(3), 1-17.

206) Dasgupta, P., and V. Ramanathan (2014), Pursuit of the common good, Science, 345, 1457–1458, doi:10.1126/science.1259406

205) Ghude, S. D., C. Jena, D. M. Chate, G. Beig, G. G. Pfister, R. Kumar, and V.Ramanathan (2014), Reductions in India’s crop yield due to ozone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 5685–5691, doi:10.1002/2014GL060930

204) Pistone, K., I. Eisenman, and V. Ramanathan (2014). Observational determination of albedo decrease caused by vanishing Arctic sea ice, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111, 3322-3326.

203) Bhojvaid, V., M. Jeuland, A. Kar, J. J. Lewis, S. K. Pattanayak, N. Ramanathan, V. Ramanathan, and I. H. Rehman (2014), How do People in Rural India Perceive Improved Stoves and Clean Fuel? Evidence from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11(2), 1341–58.

202) Shoemaker, J. K., D. P. Schrag, M. J. Molina, and V. Ramanathan (2013), What Role for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants in Mitigation Policy?, Science, 342(6164), 1323–1324

201) Feng, Y., V. Ramanathan, and V. R. Kotamarthi (2013), Brown carbon: a significant atmospheric absorber of solar radiation?, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13(17), 8607–8621, doi:10.5194/acp-13-8607-2013

200) Xu, Y., D. Zaelke, G. J. M. Velders, and V. Ramanathan (2013), The role of HFCs in mitigating 21st century climate change, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13(12), 6083–6089.

199) Seddon, B. J., and V. Ramanathan (2013), Bottom-Up Solutions to Mitigate Climate Change, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer, 48–53.

198) Anenberg, S. C., K. Balakrishnan, J. Jetter, O. Masera, S. Mehta, J. Moss, and V. Ramanathan (2013), Cleaner cooking solutions to achieve health, climate, and economic cobenefits., Environmental Science & Technology, 47(9), 3944–52, doi:10.1021/es304942e.

197) Andreae, M. O., and V. Ramanathan (2013), Climate’s Dark Forcings, Science, 340, 280–281

196) Hu, A., Y. Xu, C. Tebaldi, W. M. Washington, and V. Ramanathan (2013), Mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants slows sea-level rise Nature Climate Change 3(5), 1–5, doi:10.1038/nclimate1869

195) Cazorla, A., R. Bahadur, K. J. Suski, J. F. Cahill, D. Chand, B. Schmid, V. Ramanathan, and K. a. Prather (2013), Relating aerosol absorption due to soot, organic carbon, and dust to emission sources determined from in-situ chemical measurements Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13(18), 9337–9350, doi:10.5194/acp-13-9337-2013

194) Kennel, C. F., V. Ramanathan, and D. G. Victor (2012), Coping with Climate Change in the Next Half-Century, PNAS, 156(4), 398–415.

193) Bahadur, R., P. S. Praveen, Y. Xu, and V. Ramanathan (2012) Solar absorption by elemental and brown carbon determined from spectral observations, PNAS, 109(43), 17366–71, doi:10.1073/pnas.1205910109

192) Xu, Y., and V. Ramanathan (2012), Latitudinally asymmetric response of global surface temperature: Implications for regional climate change, Geophysical Research Letters, 39(13), 1-5, doi:10.1029/2012GL052116.

191) Victor, D. G., C. F. Kennel, V. Ramanathan (2012), The Climate Threat We Can Beat What It Is and How to Deal With It Foreign Affairs 91(3), 112-121.

190) Chung, C. E., V. Ramanathan, and D. Decremer (2012), Observationally constrained estimates of carbonaceous aerosol radiative forcing. PNAS 109(29), 11624-9, doi:10.1073/pnas.1203707109.

189) Anenberg, S. C., Schwartz, J., Shindell, D., Amann, M., Faluvegi, G., Klimont, Z., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Pozzoli, L., Van Dingenen, R., Vignati, E., Emberson, L., Muller, N. Z., West, J. J., Williams, M., Demkine, V., Hicks, W. K., Kuylenstierna, J., Raes, F., Ramanathan, V. (2012), Global Air Quality and Health Co-benefits of Mitigating Near-Term Climate Change through Methane and Black Carbon Emission Controls, Environmental Health Perspectives, 120(6), 831-9, doi:10.1289/ehp.1104301.

188) Kar, A., Rehman,I.H., Burney, J., Puppala, S.P. Suresh, R., Singh, L., Singh, V.K., Ahmed, T., Ramanathan, N., and Ramanathan, V.(2012) Real-Time Assessment of Black Carbon Pollution in Indian Households Due to Traditional and Improved Biomass Cookstoves Environmental Science and Technology, Published Online 08 February 2012, 8 pp

187) Shindell, D., Kuylenstierna, J.C.I, Vignati, E. van Dingenen, R., Amann, M., Klimont, Z., Anenberg, S.C., Muller, N., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Raes, F., Schwartz, J., Faluvegi, G., Pozzoli, L., Kupiainen, K., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Emberson, L., Streets, D., Ramanathan, V., Hicks, K., Kim Oanh, N.T., Milly, G., Williams, M., Demkine, V., Fowler, D. (2012) Simultaneously Mitigating Near-Term Climate Change and Improving Human Health and Food Security, Science, 335, pp.183-9

186) Auffhammer, M., Ramanathan, V., and Vincent, J.R.(2011), Climate change, the monsoon, and rice yield in India, Climatic Change, Published Online 02 Septmeber 2011, 14 pp

185) Steffen, W., Persson, A., Deutsch, L., Zalasiewicz, J., Williams, M., Richardson, K., Crumley, C., Crutzen, P., Folke, C., Gordon, L., Molina, M., Ramanathan,V., Rockstro¨m, J., Scheffer, M., Schellnhuber, H-J., Svedin, U.(2011) The Anthropocene: From Global Change to Planetary Stewardship. Ambio 0044-7447, 23pp

184) Evan, A.T., J.P. Kossin, C. “Eddy” Chung, V. Ramanathan (2011) Arabian Sea tropical cyclones intensified by emissions of black carbon and other aerosols. Nature, Vol. 479, pp. 94–97

183) Thomas, R.M., Lehman, K., Nguyen, Jackson, D.L., Wolfe, D., and Ramanathan, V. (2011) Measurement of turbulent water vapor fluxes using a lightweight unmanned aerial vehicle system, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 4, 5529-5568, 2011

182) Praveen, P. S., Ahmed, T., Kar, A., Rehman, I. H., and Ramanathan, V. (2011) Link between local scale BC emissions and large scale atmospheric solar absorption, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 11, 21319-21361.
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181) Ramanthan, N., Lukac, M., Ahmed, T., Kar, A., Praveen, P.S., Honles, T., Leong, I., Rehman, I.H., Schauer, J.J., and Ramanathan, V. (2011) A cellphone based system for large-scale monitoring of black carbon Atmos. Environ. vol 45, Issue 26, pp. 4481-4487. See also: Corrigendum (October 2011)

180) Bender, F.A-M., Ramanahtan, V., and Tselioudis, G. (2011) Changes in extratropical storm track cloudiness 1983–2008: observational support for a poleward shift Climate Dynam. Apr 29. 7 pp. doi:10.1007/s00382-011-1065-6

179) Bahadur, R., Feng, Y., Russell, L.M., and Ramanahtan, V. (2011) Response to comments on “Impact of California’s air pollution laws on black carbon and their implications for direct radiative forcing” by R. Bahadur et al. Atmos. Environ.

178) Rehman, I.H., T. Ahmed, P.S. Praveen, A. Kar, and V. Rmanathan (2011) Black carbon emissions from biomass and fossil fuels in rural India Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7289–7299

177) Bahadur, R., Y. Feng, L.M. Russell, and V. Ramanathan (2010) Impact of California’s air pollution laws on black carbon and their implications for direct radiative forcing, Atmos. Environ. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2003.10.071

176) Ramana, M.V., Ramanathan, V., Feng, Y., Yoon, S-C., Kim, S-W., Carmichael, G., and Schauer, J.J. (2010). Warming influenced by the ratio of black carbon to sulphate and the black-carbon source., Nature Geoscience, 3, 542-545.

175) Ramanathan, V. and Xu, Y. (2010). The Copenhagen Accord for limiting global warming: Criteria, constraints, and available avenues., Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 107 (18) 8055-8062

174) Hadley, O.L., Corrigan, C.E., Kirchstetter, T.W., Cliff, S.S., and Ramanathan, V. (2010). Measured black carbon deposition on the Sierra Nevada snow pack and implication for snow pack retreat, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7505-7513.

173) Stone, E.A., Schauer, J.J., Pradhan, B.B., Dangol, P.M., Habib, G., Venkataraman, C., Ramanathan, V. (2010). Characterization of emissions from South Asian biofuels and application to source apportionment of carbonaceous aerosol in the Himalayas, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D06301, 14 PP

172) Feng, Y. and Ramanathan, V. (2010), Investigation of aerosol-cloud interactions using a chemical transport model constrained by satellite observations, Tellus. 62B, 69-86

171) Chung, C.E., Ramanathan, V., Carmichael, G., Kulkarni, S., Tang, Y., Adhikary, B., Leung, L.R., and Qian, Y. (2010). Anthropogenic aerosol radiative forcing in Asia derived from regional models with atmospheric and aerosol data assimilation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6007-6024.

170) Carmichael, G., Adhikary, B., Kulkarni, S., Dallura, A., Streets, D.G., Zhang, Q., Bond, T., Ramanathan, V., Jamroensan, A., Marrapu, P. (2009). Asian Aerosols: Current and Year 2030 Distributions and Implications to Human Health and Regional Climate Change, Environ. Sci. Technol., 43, 5811-5817

169) Molina, M., D. Zaelke, K. M. Sarma, S.O. Andersen, V. Ramanathan, and D. Kaniaru (2009), Reducing abrupt climate change risk using the Montreal Protocol and other regulatory actions to complement cuts in CO2 emissions, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., doi/10.1073/pnas.0902568106, 6 pages.

168) Wallack, J and Ramanathan, V. (2009) The Other Climate Changes, Why Black Carbon Also Matters, Foreign Affairs, Sept/Oct 2009, pp. 105-113.

167) Stith, J.L., V. Ramanathan, W.A. Cooper, G.C. Roberts, P.J. DeMott, G. Carmichael, C.D. Hatch, B. Adhikary, C.H. Twohy, D.C. Rogers, D. Baumgardner, A.J. Prenni, T. Campos, RuShan Gao, J. Anderson, and Y. Feng (2009). An overview of aircraft observations from the Pacific Dust Experiment campaign. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05207, doi:10.1029/2008JD010924.

166) Ramanathan, V. and Feng, Y. (2009) Air pollution, greenhouse gases and climate change: global and regional perspectives. Atmospheric Environment, 43, 37-50.

165) Flanner, M.G., C.S. Zender, P.G. Hess, N.M. Mahowald, T.H. Painter, V. Ramanathan and P.J. Rasch (2008). Springtime warming and reduced snow cover from carbonaceous particles. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8, 19819-19859.

164) Ramanathan, V., and Y. Feng (2008). On avoiding dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system: Formidable challenges ahead. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 105, 14245-14250.

163) Adhikary, B., S. Kulkarni, A. Dallura, Y. Tang, T. Chai, L.R. Leung, Y. Qian, C.E. Chung, V. Ramanathan and G.R. Carmichael. (2008). A regional scale chemical transport modeling of Asian aerosols with data assimilation of AOD observations using optimal interpolation technique. Atmospheric Environment, 42, 8600-8615.

162) Spencer, M.T., J.C. Holecek, C.E. Corrigan, V. Ramanathan and K.A. Prather (2008). Size-resolved chemical composition of aerosol particles during a monsoonal transition period over the Indian Ocean. J. of Geophys. Res., 113, D16305, doi:10.1029/2007JD008657.

161) Roberts, G.C., M.V. Ramana, C. Corrigan, D. Kim, and V. Ramanathan (2008). Simultaneous observations of aerosol– cloud–albedo interactions with three stacked unmanned aerial vehicles. PNAS, 105(21), 7370-7375.

160) Ramanathan, V. and G. Carmichael (2008). Global and regional climate changes due to black carbon. Nature Geoscience, 1, 221-227.

159) Lau, K.-M., V. Ramanathan, G.-X. Wu, Z. Li, S.C. Tsay, C. Hsu, R. Sikka, B. Holben, D. Lu, G. Tartari, M. Chin, P. Koudelova, H. Chen, Y. Ma, J. Huang, K. Taniguchi and R. Zhang (2008) The Joint Aerosol-Monsoon Experiment. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 1-15

158) Corrigan, C.E., G.C. Roberts, M.V. Ramana, D. Kim and V. Ramanathan (2008). Capturing vertical profiles of aerosols and black carbon over the Indian Ocean using autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. Atmos. Chem. & Phys., 8, 737-747.

157) Kim, D., and V. Ramanathan (2008). Solar radiation budget and radiative forcing due to aerosols and clouds. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D02203, doi:10.1029/2007JD008434.

156) Ramanathan V., M.V. Ramana, G. Roberts, D. Kim, C.E. Corrigan, C.E. Chung & D. Winker (2007). Warming trends in Asia amplified by brown cloud solar absorption. Nature, 448, 575-578 doi:10.1038/nature06019.

155) Nakajima et al. (2007). Overview of the Atmospheric Brown Cloud East Asian Regional Experiment 2005 and a study of the aerosol direct radiative forcing in east Asia, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D24S91, doi:10.1029/2007JD009009.

154) Ramanathan, V., F. Li, M.V. Ramana, P.S. Praveen, D. Kim, C.E. Corrigan, H. Nguyen (2007). Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Hemispherical and regional variations in long range transport, absorption, and radiative forcing. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S21, doi:10.1029/2006JD008124.

153) Adhikary, B., G.R. Carmichael, Y. Tang, L.R. Leung, Y. Qian, J.J. Schauer, E.A. Stone, V. Ramanathan and M.V. Ramana (2007). Characterization of the seasonal cycle of South Asian Aerosols: a regional scale modeling analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S22, doi:10.1029/2006JD008143.

152) Ramana, M.V., V. Ramanathan, D. Kim, G.C. Roberts and C.E. Corrigan (2007). Albedo, Atmospheric Solar Absorption and Heating rate measurements with stacked UAVs, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 133, 1913-1931.

151) Corrigan, C.E., G.C. Roberts, M.V. Ramana, D. Kim and V. Ramanathan (2007). Capturing vertical profiles of aerosols and black carbon over the Indian Ocean using autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 7, 11429-11463.

150) Chung, C.E. and V. Ramanathan (2007). Relationship between trends in land precipitation and tropical SST gradient. Geophys. Res. Lett.., 34, L16809, doi:10.1029/2007GL030491.

149) Hadley, O.L., V. Ramanathan, G.R. Carmichael, Y. Tang, G.C. Roberts, and G.S. Mauger (2007). Trans-Pacific transport of black carbon and fine aerosols (D < 2.5µm) into North America. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D05309, doi:10.1029/2006JD007632.

148) Zhu, A., V. Ramanathan, F. Li, and D. Kim (2007). Dust plumes over the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans: Climatology and radiative impact. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D16208, doi:10.1029/2007JD008427.

147) Stone, E.A., G.C. Lough, J. Schauer, P.S. Praveen, C.E. Corrigan and V. Ramanathan (2007). Understanding the origin of black carbon in the atmospheric brown cloud over the Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S23, doi:10.1029/2006JD008118.

146) Auffhammer, M., V. Ramanathan, and J. R. Vincent (2006). Integrated model shows that atmospheric brown clouds and greenhouse gases have reduced rice harvests in India, PNAS, 10.1073/pnas.0609584104.

145) Wilcox, E. M., G. Roberts, and V. Ramanathan (2006). Influence of aerosols on the shortwave cloud radiative forcing from North Pacific oceanic clouds: Results from the Cloud Indirect Forcing Experiment (CIFEX), Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L21804, doi:10.1029/2006GL027150.

144) Ramana, M. V., and V. Ramanathan (2006). Abrupt transition from Natural to anthropogenic aerosol radiative forcing: Observations at the ABC-Maldives Climate Observatory, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D20207, doi:10.1029/2006JD007063.

143) Corrigan C. E., V. Ramanathan, J. J. Schauer (2006). Impact of monsoon transitions on the physical and optical properties of aerosols, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D18208, doi:10.1029/2005JD006370.

142) Ramanathan, V., (2006). Global Warming, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 36-38.

141) Chung, C. E., and V. Ramanathan, (2006). Weakening of North Indian SST Gradients and the Monsoon Rainfall in India and the Sahel, Journal of Climate, 19, 2036-2045.

140) Mikhailov, E. F., S. S. Vlasenko, I. A. Podgorny, V. Ramanathan, and C. E. Corrigan, (2006). Optical properties of soot-water drop agglomerates: An experimental study, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D07209, doi:10.1029/2005JD006389.

139) Roberts, G., G. Mauger, O. Hadley, and V. Ramanathan (2006). North American and Asian aerosols over the eastern Pacific Ocean and their role in regulating cloud condensation nuclei, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D13205, doi:10.1029/2005JD006661.

138) Chylek, P., Dubey, M.K., Lohmann, U., Ramanathan, V., Kaufman, Y., Lesins, G., Hudson , J., Altmann, G., and S. Olsen, (2006). Aerosol Indirect effect over the Indian Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 33, L06806, doi:10.1029/2005GL025397,

137) Chung, C.E., V. Ramanathan, D. Kim, and I. A. Podgorny, (2005). Global Anthropogenic Aerosol Direct Forcing Derived from Satellite and Ground-Based Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 110, D24207, doi:10.1029/2005JD006356.

136) Ramanathan, V. and M. V. Ramana, (2005). Persistent, Widespread, and Strongly Absorbing Haze Over the Himalayan Foothills and the Indo-Ganges Plains. Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 162, 1609-1626.

135) Tanre, D., Y. Kaufman, T. Nakajima, and V. Ramanathan, (2005). Preface to Special Section on Global Aerosol System. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, Vol. 110, D10S01, doi:10.1029/2004JD005724.

134) Ramanathan, V., C. Chung, D. Kim, T. Bettge, L. Buja, J. T. Kiehl, W. M. Washington, Q. Fu, D. R. Sikka, and M. Wild, (2005). Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Impacts on South Asian Climate and Hydrological Cycle. PNAS, Vol. 102, No. 15, 5326-5333.

133) Di Girolamo, L., T. C. Bond, D. Bramer, D. J. Diner, F. Fettinger, R. A. Kahn, J. V. Martonchik, M. V. Ramana, V. Ramanathan, and P. J. Rasch, (2004). Analysis of Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Aerosol Optical Depths Over Greater India During Winter 2001-2004. Geophy. Res. Lett., Vol. 31, L23115, doi:10.1029/2004GL021273.

132) Chung, E. S., B. J. Sohn, and V. Ramanathan, (2004). Moistening Processes in the Upper Troposphere by Deep Convection: A Case Study Over the Tropical Indian Ocean. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan , Vol. 82, No. 3, 959-965.

131) Ramana, M. V., V. Ramanathan, I. A. Podgorny, B. B. Pradhan, and B. Shrestha, (2004). The Direct Observations of Large Aerosol Radiative Forcing in the Himalayan Region. Geophy. Res. Lett., 31, L05111, doi:10.1029/2003GL018824.

130) Li, F., A. M. Vogelmann and V. Ramanathan, (2004). Saharan Dust Aerosol Radiative Forcing Measured from Space. J. Climate, 17(13), 2558-2571.

129) Inamdar, Anand K., V. Ramanathan, and Norman G. Loeb, (2004). Satellite Observations of the Water Vapor Greenhouse Effect and Column Longwave Cooling Rates: Relative Roles of the Continuum and Vibration-Rotation to Pure Rotation Bands. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 109, D06104, doi:10.1029/2003JD003980.

128) Chung, C. E. and V. Ramanathan, (2004). Aerosol Loading Over the Indian Ocean and Its Possible Impact on Regional Climate. Indian Journal of Marine Science, 33, 1, 40-55.

127) Novakov, T., V. Ramanathan, J. E. Hansen, T. W. Kirchstetter, M. Sato, J.E. Sinton and J. A. Sathaye, (2003). Large Historical Changes of Fossil-Fuel Black Carbon Aerosols. Geophy. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 6, 1324, doi:10.1029/2002GL016345, 57-1 to 57-4.

126) Crutzen, P.J. and V. Ramanathan, (2003). The Parasol Effect in Climate. Science, 302, 1679-1681.

125) Ramanathan, V. and M. V. Ramana, (2003). Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Long Range Transport and Climate Impacts. EM, December 2003, 28-33.

124) Tian, Baijun and V. Ramanathan, (2003). A Simple Moist Tropical Atmosphere Model: Role of Cloud Radiative Forcing. J. Climate, 16, 2086-2092.

123) Ramanathan, V. and P. J. Crutzen, (2003). New Directions: Atmospheric Brown "Clouds". Atmospheric Environment, 37, 4033-4035.

122) Podgorny, I. A., F. Li and V. Ramanathan, (2003). Large aerosol radiative forcing due to the 1997 Indonesian forest fire. Geophy. Res. Lett., 30(1), 1028, doi:10.1029/2002GL015979.

121) Ramanathan, V. and Tim P. Barnett, (2003). Experimenting with Earth. The Wilson Quarterly, Spring Issue, 78-84.

120) Chung, C. E. and V. Ramanathan, (2003). South Asian Haze Forcing: Remote Impacts with Implications to ENSO and AO. J. Climate, 16, 1791-1806.

119) Satheesh, S.K., V. Ramanathan, B.N. Holben, K. K. Moorthy, N.G. Loeb, H. Maring, J.M. Prospero, D. Savoie, (2002). Chemical, microphysical, and radiative effects of Indian Ocean aerosols. J. Geophys. Res., 107, D23, 4725, doi:10.1029/2002JD002463.

118) UNEP and C4, (2002). The Asian Brown Cloud: Climate and Other Environmental Impacts. UNEP, Nairobi .

117) Meywerk, J., and V. Ramanathan, (2002). Influence of Anthropogenic Aerosols on the Total and Spectral Irradiance on the Sea Surface During INDOEX 1999. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 107, D19, 8018, doi: 10.1029/2000JD000022, 2002. 17-1 to 17-14.

116) Markowicz, K.M., P. Flatau, M.V. Ramana, P.J. Crutzen, and V. Ramanathan, (2002). Absorbing Mediterranean Aerosols Lead to a Large Reduction in Solar Radiation at the Surface. Geophy. Res. Lett., 29(20), 1968, doi:10.1029/2002GL015767.

115) Li, F. and V. Ramanathan, (2002). Winter to Summer Monsoon Variation of Aerosol Optical Depth Over the Tropical Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 107(D16), 4284, doi:10.1029/2001JD000949, AAC 2-1 to AAC 2-13.

114) Tian, B., and V. Ramanathan, (2002). Role of Tropical Clouds in Surface and Atmospheric Energy Budget. J. Climate, 15, 296-305.

113) Ramanathan, V., P. J. Crutzen, A. P. Mitra and D. Sikka, (2002). The Indian Ocean Experiment and the Asian Brown Cloud. Current Science, Vol. 83, No. 8, 947-955.

112) Krishnan, R., and V. Ramanathan, (2002). Evidence of Surface Cooling from Absorbing Aerosols. Geophy. Res. Lett., Vol. 29 No. 9, 10.1029/2002GL014687.

111) Chung, C. E., V. Ramanathan and Jeffrey T. Kiehl, (2002). Effects of the South Asian Absorbing Haze on the Northeast Monsoon and Surface-Air Heat Exchange. J. Climate, 2462-2476.

110) Lelieveld, J, H. Berresheim, S. Borrmann, P. J. Crutzen, F. J. Dentener, H. Fischer, J. Feichter, P. J. Flatau, J. Heland, R. Holzinger, R. Korrmann, M. G. Lawrence, Z. Levin, K. M. Markowicz, N. Mihalopoulos, A. Minikin, V. Ramanathan, M. de Reus, G. J. Roelofs, H. A. Scheeren, J. Sciare, H. Schlager, M. Schultz, P. Siegmund, B. Steil, E. G. Stephanou, P. Stier, M. Traub, C. Warneke, J. Williams, and H. Ziereis, (2002). Global Air Pollution Crossroads Over the Mediterranean. Science, 298, 794-799.

109) Rajeev, K. and V. Ramanathan, (2002). The Indian Ocean Experiment: Aerosol Forcing Obtained From Satellite Data. Adv. Space Res., 29, No. 11, 1731-1740, 2002 COSPAR.

108) Ramanathan, V., P. J. Crutzen, J. T. Kiehl and D. Rosenfeld, (2001). Aerosols, Climate, and The Hydrological Cycle. Science, 294, 2119-2124.

107) Crutzen, P. and V Ramanathan, (2001). The Indian Ocean Experiment: Foreword. INDOEX Special Issue. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 106 (D22), 28,369-28,371.

106) Ramanathan, V., P. J. Crutzen, J. Lelieveld, A. P. Mitra, D. Althausen, J. Anderson, M. O. Andreae, W. Cantrell, G. R. Cass, C. E. Chung, A. D. Clarke, J. A. Coakley, W. D. Collins, W. C. Conant, F. Dulac, J. Heintzenberg, A. J. Heymsfield, B. Holben, S. Howell, J. Hudson, A. Jayaraman, J. T. Kiehl, T. N. Krishnamurti, D. Lubin, G. McFarquhar, T. Novakov, J. A. Ogren, I. A. Podgorny, K. Prather, K. Priestley,
J. M. Prospero, P. K. Quinn, K. Rajeev, P. Rasch,10 S. Rupert, R. Sadourny, S. K. Satheesh, G. E. Shaw, P. Sheridan, and F. P. J. Valero (2001). The Indian Ocean Experiment: An Integrated Assessment of the Climate Forcing and Effects of the Great Indo-Asian Haze. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres,106, (D 22), 28371-28399.

105) Podgorny, I. A., and V. Ramanathan, (2001). A Modeling Study of the Direct Effect of Aerosol over the Tropical Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres,106 (D20), 24097-24105.

104) Eck, T.F., B.N. Holben, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, I. Slutsker, J.M. Lobert, and V. Ramanathan, (2001). Column Integrated Aerosol Optical Properties over the Maldives During the NE Monsoon for 1998-2000. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 106 (D22), 28555-28566.

103) Rajeev, K. and V. Ramanathan, (2001). Direct Observations of Clear-Sky Aerosol Radiative Forcing from Space during the Indoex Ocean Experiment. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 106 (D15): 17221-17236.

102) Jayaraman, A., S.K. Satheesh, A.P. Mitra and V. Ramanathan, (2001). Latitude gradient in aerosol properties across the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone: Results from the joint Indo-US study onboard Sagar Kanya. Current Science, Vol. 80, April 2001, 128-137.

101) Wilcox, E. M., and V. Ramanathan, (2001). Scale Dependence of the Thermodynamic Forcing of Tropical Monsoon Clouds: Results from TRMM Observations. J. Climate, 14: 1511-1524.

100) Vogelmann, A.M., V. Ramanathan and I. A. Podgorny, (2001). Scale Dependence of Solar Heating Rates in Convective Cloud Systems with Implications to General Circulation Models. J. Climate, 14(N8): 1738-1752.

99) Tian, B., G. Zhang and V. Ramanathan, (2001). Heat Balance in the Pacific Warm Pool Atmosphere during TOGA COARE and CEPEX. J. Climate, 14(N8): 1881-1893.

98) Lelieveld, J., P. J. Crutzen, V. Ramanathan et al., (2001). The Indian Ocean Experiment: Widespread Air Pollution from South and Southeast Asia. Science, 291: 1031-1036.

97) Novakov, T., M.O. Andreae, R. Gabriel, T.W. Kirchstetter, O.L. Mayol-Bracero, and V. Ramanathan, (2000). Origin of Carbonaceous Aerosols over the Tropical Indian Ocean: Biomass Burning or Fossil Fuels? Geophy. Res. Lett., 27, 4061-4064.

96) Lubin, D, A. Vogelmann, P. J. Lehr, A. Kressin, J. Ehramjian, and V. Ramanathan, (2000). Validation of Visible/Near-IR Atmospheric Absorption and Solar Emission Spectroscopic Models at 1 cm-1 Resolution. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 105(D17): 22,445-22,454.

95) Crutzen, P. J., and V. Ramanathan, (2000). Pathways of Discovery: The Ascent of Atmospheric Science. Science, 290: 299-304.

94) Satheesh, S.K. and V. Ramanathan, (2000). Large Differences in Tropical Aerosol Forcing at the Top of the Atmosphere and Earth’s surface. Nature, 405: 60-63.

93) Rajeev, K., V. Ramanathan and J. Meywerk, (2000). Regional Aerosol Distribution and its Long Range Transport over the Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 105(D2): 2029-2043.

92) Roca, R. and V. Ramanathan, (2000). Scale Dependence of Monsoonal Convective Systems over the Indian Ocean. J. Climate, 13: 1286-1297.

91) Ackerman, A. S., O.B. Toon, D.E. Stevens, A.J. Heymsfield, V. Ramanathan and E.J. Welton, (2000). Reduction of Tropical Cloudness by Soot. Science, 288: 1042-1047.

90) Podgorny, I.A., W. Conant, V. Ramanathan and S.K. Satheesh, (2000). Aerosol Modulation of Atmospheric and Surface Solar Heating Over the Tropical Indian Ocean. Tellus, 52B: 947-958.

89) Lelieveld, J., V. Ramanathan and P.J. Crutzen, Dec 1999: The Global Effects of Asian Haze. IEEE SPECTRUM, 50-54.

88) Thyagarajan, K.S., G. Bendak, E.R. Boer and V. Ramanathan, 1999: A Strategy for Satellite Data Archival. Low Noise Variable-Rate Vector Quantization with Application to AVHRR Satellite Images: A Tutorial Review. Image Communication, 14: 245-267.

87) Meywerk, J. and V. Ramanathan, 1999: Observations of the Spectral Clear-Sky Aerosol Forcing over the Tropical Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 104(D20): 24359-24370.

86) Satheesh, S.K., V. Ramanathan, X. L-Jones, J.M. Lobert, I.A. Podgorny, J.M. Prospero, B. N. Holben and N.G. Loeb, 1999: A Model for the Natural and Anthropogenic Aerosols over the Tropical Indian Ocean Derived from Indian Ocean Experiment Data. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 104(D22): 27421-27440.

85) Inamdar, A. and V. Ramanathan, 1998: Tropical and Global Scale Interactions Among Water Vapor, Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect, and Surface Temperature. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 103(D24): 32,177-32,194.

84) Krishnamurti,T.N., B. Jha, J. Prospero, A. Jayaraman and V. Ramanathan. 1998: Aerosol and Pollutant Transport and their Impact on Radiative Forcing over the Tropical Indian Ocean During the January-February 1996 Pre-INDOEX Cruise. Tellus 50B(5): 521-542.

83) Conant, W. C., A. M. Vogelmann and V. Ramanathan, 1998: The Unexplained Solar Absorption and Atmospheric H2O: A Direct Test using Clear-Sky Data. Tellus, 50A: 525-533.

82) Galinsky, V.L. and V. Ramanathan, 1998: 3D Radiative Transfer in Weakly Inhomogeneous Medium. Part I: Diffusive Approximation. J. Atmos. Sci., 55: 2946-2959.

81) Vogelmann, A.M., V. Ramanathan, W.C. Conant and W.E. Hunter, 1998: Observational Constraints on Non-Lorentzian Continuum Effects in the Near-Infrared Solar Spectrum using ARM ARESE Data. J. Quant. Spectroscopic and Rad. Transfer, 60(2): 231-246.

80) Jayaraman, A., D. Lubin, S. Ramachandran, V. Ramanathan, E. Woodbridge, W.D. Collins and K.S. Zalpuri, 1998: Direct Observations of Aerosol Radiative Forcing over the Tropical Indian Ocean During the January-February 1996 Pre-INDOEX Cruise. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 103(D12): 13827-13836.

79) Podgorny, I.A., A.M. Vogelmann, and V. Ramanathan, 1998: Effects of Cloud Shape and Water Vapor Distribution on Solar Absorption in the Near Infrared. Geophy. Res. Lett., 25(11): 1899-1902.

78) Ramanathan, V., 1998: Trace Gas Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming, Underlying Principles and Outstanding Issues. Ambio, 27(3): 187-197.

77) Krishnamurti, T. N., B. Jha, P.J. Rasch, and V. Ramanathan, 1997: A High Resolution Global Reanalysis Highlighting the Winter Monsoon. Part I, Reanalysis Fields. Meteorol. Atmos., 64: 123-150.

76) Boer, E.R. and V. Ramanathan, 1997: Lagrangian Approach for Deriving Cloud Characteristics from Satellite Observations and Its Implications to Cloud Parameterization. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 102 (D17): 21383-21399.

75) Chen, J.P., G. M. McFarquhar, A. J. Heymsfield and V. Ramanathan, 1997: A Modeling and Observational Study of the Detailed Microphysical Structure of Tropical Cirrus Anvils. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 102 (D6): 6637-6653.

74) Weaver, C. P. and V. Ramanathan, 1997: Relationships Between Large-Scale Vertical Velocity, Static Stability, and Cloud Radiative Forcing over Northern Hemisphere Extratropical Oceans. J. Climate 10 (N11): 2871-2887.

73) Kley, D., H. G. J. Herman, H. Voemel, H. Grassl, V. Ramanathan, P. J. Crutzen, S. Williams, J. Meywerk and S. Oltmans, 1997: Tropospheric Water-Vapour and Ozone Cross-Sections in A Zonal Plan over the Central Equatorial Pacific Ocean . Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 123: 2009-2040.

72) Ramanathan, V. and A. M. Vogelmann: Greenhouse Effect, Atmospheric Solar Absorption and the Earth’s Radiation Budget: From the Arrhenius/Langley Era to the 1990s, 1997: Ambio, 26(1): 38-46.

71) Inamdar, A. K. and V. Ramanathan, 1997: On Monitoring the Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect from Space. Tellus, 49B: 216-230.

70) Conant, W.C., V. Ramanathan, F.P.J. Valero and J. Meywerk, 1997: An Examination of the Clear-Sky Solar Absorption over the Central Equatorial Pacific: Observations Versus Models. J. Climate, 10: 1874-1884.

69) Weaver, C. P. and V. Ramanathan, 1996: The Link Between Summertime Cloud Radiative Forcing and Extratropical Cyclones in the North Pacific. J. Climate, 9: 2093-2109.

68) Kley, D., P. J. Crutzen, H. G. J. Smit, H. Voemel, S. Oltmans, H. Grassl and V. Ramanathan, 1996: Observations of Near-Zero Ozone Concentrations over the Convective Pacific: Effects on Air Chemistry. Science, 274: 230-233.

67) Lubin, D., J. P. Chen, P. Pilewskie, V. Ramanathan and F. P. J. Valero, 1996: Microphysical Examination of Excess Cloud Absorption in the Tropical Atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 101(D12): 16961-16972.

66) Ramanathan V., F. P. J. Valero, and R. D. Cess, 1995: Excess Solar Absorption in Cloudy Atmospheres. Gewex WCRP pp. 6-7 February 1996. A response to Anomalous Shortwave Absorption In Clouds by G. Stephens Gewex WCRP pp. 5-6 November 1995.

65) Zhang, G. J., V. Ramanathan and M. J. McPhaden, (1995) Convection-Evaporation Feedback in the Equatorial Pacific. J. Climate, 8: 3040-3051.

64) Wang C, P.J. Crutzen, V. Ramanathan and S. Williams, 1995: The Role of a Deep Convective Storm over the Tropical Pacific Ocean in the Redistribution of Atmospheric Chemical Species. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 100(D6): 11509-11516.

63) Weaver, C. and V. Ramanathan, 1995: Deductions from A Simple Climate Model: Factors Governing Surface Temperature and Atmospheric Thermal Structure. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 100(D6): 11585-11592.

62) Cess, R. D., M. H. Zhang, P. Minnis, L. Corsetti, E. G. Dutton, B. W. Forgan, D. P. Garber, W. L. Gates, J. J. Hack, E. F. Harrison, X. Jing, J. T. Kiehl, C. N. Long, J. J. Morcrette, G. L. Potter, V. Ramanathan, B. Subasilar, C. H. Whitlock, D. F. Young, Y. Zhou, 1995: Absorption of Solar Radiation by Clouds: Observations Versus Models. Science, 267: 496-499.

61) Ramanathan, V., B. Subasilar, G. Zhang, W. Conant, R. Cess, J. Kiehl, H. Grassl and L. Shi, 1995: Warm Pool Heat Budget and Shortwave Cloud Forcing: A Missing Physics? Science, 267: 499-503.

60) Sherwood, S. C., V. Ramanathan, T. Barnett, M. Tyree and E. Roeckner, 1994: Response of an Atmospheric GCM to Radiative Forcing of Tropical Clouds. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 99(D10): 20829-20845.

59) Ramanathan, V., Collins, W. and Subasilar, B., 1994: Comment on the Paper "An Inquiry into the Cirrus-Cloud Thermostat Effect for Tropical Sea Surface Temperature" by K.M. Lau, C.H. Sui, M.D. Chou and W.K. Tau. Geophy. Res. Lett., 21(12): 1185-86.

58) Inamdar, A. K. and V. Ramanathan, 1994: Physics of Greenhouse Effect and Convection in Warm Oceans. J. Climate, 7(5): 715-31.

57) Ramanathan, V. and W. Collins, 1993: A Thermostat in the Tropics? Nature, 361: 410-411.

56) Ramanathan, V. and W. Collins, 1992: Thermostat and Global Warming. 1992. Nature, 357: 649.

55) Cess, R. D., E. F. Harrison, P. Minnis, B. R. Barkstrom, V. Ramanathan and T. Y. Kwon, 1992: Interpretation of Seasonal Cloud-Climate Interactions using Earth Radiation Budget Experiment Data. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 97(D7): 7613-7617.

54) Ramanathan, V. and W. Collins, 1991: Thermodynamic Regulation of Ocean Warming by Cirrus Clouds Deduced from Observations of the 1987 El Niño. Nature, 351: 27-32.

53) Harrison, E. F., P. Minnis, B. R. Barkstrom, V. Ramanathan, R. D. Cess, and G. G. Gibson, 1990: Seasonal Variation of Cloud Radiative Forcing Derived from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 95: 18687-18703.

52) Kiehl, J. T. and V. Ramanathan, 1990: Comparison of Cloud Forcing Derived from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment with the NCAR Community Climate Model. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 95: 11679-11698.

51) Ramanathan, V., B. R. Barkstrom, and E. F. Harrison, 1989: Climate and the Earth's Radiation Budget. International Agrophysics, 5(3-4): 171-181.

50) Raval, A. and V. Ramanathan, 1989: Observational Determination of the Greenhouse Effect. Nature, 342: 758-761.

49) Ramanathan, V., B. R. Barkstrom, and E. F. Harrison, 1989: Climate and the Earth's Radiation Budget. Physics Today, 42(5): 22-33.

48) Ramaswamy, V. and V. Ramanathan, (1989) Solar Absorption by Cirrus Clouds and the Maintenance of Upper Troposphere Thermal Structure. J. Atmos. Sci., 46(14): 2293-2310.

47) Ramanathan, V., R. D. Cess, E. F. Harrison, P. Minnis, B. R. Barkstrom, E. Ahmad, and D. Hartmann, 1989: Cloud-Radiative Forcing and Climate: Results from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment. Science, 243: 57-63.

46) Ramanathan, V., 1988: The Greenhouse Theory of Climate Change: A Test by An Inadvertent Global Experiment, Science , 240 293-299.

45) Potter G. L., R. D. Cess, P. Minnis, E. F. Harrison, and V. Ramanathan, 1988: Diurnal Variability of the Planetary Albedo: An Appraisal with Satellite Measurements and General Circulation Models. J. Climate, 1(3): 233-239.

44) Ramanathan, V. 1987: Atmospheric General Circulation and Its Low Frequency Variance: Radiative Influences, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, Special Volume: 1512-1576.

43) Ramanathan, V., L. Callis, R. Cess, J. Hansen, I. Isaksen, W. Kuhn, A. Lacis, F. Luther, J. Mahlman, R. Reck and M. Schlesinger, 1987: Climate-Chemical Interactions and Effects of Changing Atmospheric Trace Gases. Rev. of Geophy., 25: 1441-1482.

42) Ramanathan, V., 1987: The Role of Earth Radiation Budget Studies in Climate and General Circulation Research. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 92: 4075-4095.

41) Albrecht, B. A., B. Boville and V. Ramanathan, 1986: The Effects of Cumulus Moisture Transports on the Simulation of Climate with a General Circulation Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 43: 2443-2462.

40) Ramanathan V. and P. Downey, 1986: A Nonisothermal Emissivity and Absorptivity Formulation for Water Vapor. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 91: 8649-8666.

39) Hartmann, D. L., V. Ramanathan, A. Berroir and G. E. Hunt, 1986: Earth Radiation Budget Data and Climate Research. Rev. of Geophy. and Space Physics, 24: 439-468.

38) Briegleb, B. P., P. Minnis, V. Ramanathan, and G. Harrison, 1986: Comparison of Regional Clear-Sky Albedos Inferred from Satellite Observations and Model Calculations. J. Climate and Appl. Meteor., 25: 214-226.

37) Wiscombe, W. J. and V. Ramanathan, 1985: The Role of Radiation and Other Renascent Subfields in Atmospheric Science. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 66: 1278-1287.

36) Charlock, T. P. and V. Ramanathan, 1985: The Albedo Field and Cloud Radiative Forcing Produced by a General Circulation Model with Internally Generated Cloud Optics. J. Atmos. Sci., 42: 1408-1429.

35) Ramanathan, V., R. J. Cicerone, H. B. Singh and J. T. Kiehl, 1985: Trace Gas Trends and Their Potential Role in Climate Change. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 90: 5547-5566.

34) Lal, M. and V. Ramanathan, 1984: The Effects of Moist Convection and Water Vapor Radiative Processes on Climate Sensitivity. J. Atmos. Sci., 41: 2238-2249.

33) Kiehl, J. T. and V. Ramanathan, 1983: CO2 Radiative Parameterization used in Climate Models Comparison with Narrow band Models and with Laboratory Data. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 88: 5191-5202.

32) Pitcher, E. G., R. C. Malone, V. Ramanathan, M. L. Blackmon, K. Pure and W. Bourke, 1983: January and July Simulations with a Spectral General Circulation Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 40: 580-604.

31) Ramanathan, V., 1983: The Role of Longwave Radiative Processes in the General Circulation of the Lower Atmosphere. American Meteorological Society, October 31-4 November 1983: 120-125.

30) Ramanathan, V., E. J. Pitcher, R. C. Malone and M. L. Blackmon, 1983: The Response of a Spectral General Circulation Model to Refinements in Radiative Processes. J. Atmos. Sci., 40: 605-630.

29) Kiehl, J. T. and V. Ramanathan, 1982: Radiative Heating Due to Increased CO2: The Role of H2O Continuum Absorption in the 12-18 mm Region. J. Atmos. Sci., 39: 2923-2926.

28) Briegleb, B. and V. Ramanathan, 1982: Spectral and Diurnal Variations in Clear Sky Planetary Albedo. J. Appl. Meteor., 21: 1160-1171.

27) Ramanathan, V., 1981: The Role of Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions in the CO2-Climate Problems. J. Atmos. Sci., 38: 918-930.

26) Madden, R. A. and V. Ramanathan, 1980: Detecting Climate Change Due to Increasing CO2 in the Atmosphere. Science, 209: 763-768.

25) Hunt, G. E., V. Ramanathan and R. M. Chervin, 1980: On the Role of Clouds in the General Circulation of the Atmosphere. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 106: 213-215.

24) Fishman, J., V. Ramanathan, P. J. Crutzen and S. C. Liu, 1980: Tropospheric Ozone and Climate. Nature, 282: 818-820.

23) Donner, L. and V. Ramanathan, 1980: Methane and Nitrous Oxide: Their Effects on the Terrestrial Climate. J. Atmos. Sci., 37: 119-124.

22) Cess, R. D., V. Ramanathan and T. Owen, 1980: The Martian Paleoclimate and Enhanced Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide. Icarus , 41: 159-165.

21) Ramanathan, V., M. S. Lian and R. D. Cess, 1979: Increased Atmospheric CO2: Zonal and Seasonal Estimates of the Effect on the Radiation Energy Balance and Surface Temperature. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 84: 4949-4958.

20) Ramanathan, V. and R. E. Dickinson, 1979: The Role of Stratospheric Ozone in the Zonal and Seasonal Radiative Energy Balance of the Earth-Troposphere System. J. Atmos. Sci., 36: 1084-1104.

19) Owen, T., R. D. Cess and V. Ramanathan, 1979: Enhanced CO2 Greenhouse to Compensate for Reduced Solar Luminosity on Early Earth. Nature, 277: 640-642.

18) Ghazi, A., V. Ramanathan and R. E. Dickinson, 1979: Acceleration of Upper Atmospheric Radiative Damping: Observational Evidence. Geophy. Res. Lett., 6: 437-440.

17) Ramanathan, V., and W. L. Grose, 1978: A Numerical Simulation of Seasonal Stratospheric Climate: Part I. Zonal Temperatures and Winds. J. Atmos. Sci., 35: 600-614.

16) Chen, T. C. and V. Ramanathan, 1978: A Numerical Simulation of Seasonal Stratospheric Climate: Part II. Energetics. J. Atmos. Sci., 35: 615-633.

15) Ramanathan, V. and J. A. Coakley, Jr., 1978: Climate Modeling through Radiative-Convective Models. Rev. Geophys. and Space Physics, 16: 465-490.

14) Cess, R. D. and V. Ramanathan, 1978: Averaging of Infrared Cloud Opacities for Climate Modeling. J. Atmos. Sci., 35: 919-922.

13) Ramanathan, V. and W. L. Grose, 1977: A General Circulation Model Study of the Radiative-Dynamic Coupling within the Stratosphere. Contributions to Atmospheric Physics-Beitrage zur Physid der Atmosphere, 50: 55-70.

12) Ramanathan, V. 1977: Troposphere-Stratosphere Feedback Mechanism: Stratospheric Warming and its Effect on the Polar Energy Budget and the Tropospheric Circulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 34: 439-447.

11) Ramanathan, V., 1977: Interactions between Ice-Albedo, Lapse-Rate, and Cloud-Top Feedback: An Analysis of the Nonlinear Response of A GCM-Climate Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 34: 1885-1897.

10) Augustsson, T. and V. Ramanathan, 1977: A Radiative-Convective Model Study of the CO2-Climate Problem. J. Atmos. Sci., 34: 448-451.

9) Ramanathan,V., L. B. Callis and R. E. Boughner, 1976: Sensitivity of Surface Temperature and Atmospheric Temperature to Perturbations in Stratospheric Concentration of Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide. J. Atmos. Sci., 33: 1092-1112.

8) Ramanathan, V., 1976: Radiative Transfer Within the Earth's Troposphere and Stratosphere: A Simplified Radiative-Convective Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 33: 1330-1346.

7) Ramanathan, V., 1976: Atmospheric Fluorocarbons: Possible Effects of a Large Increase on the Global Climate. Environmental Conservation, 3: 90.

6) Ramanathan, V. and R. D. Cess, 1975: An Analysis of the Strong Zonal Circulation within the Stratosphere of Venus. Icarus, 25: 89-103.

5) Ramanathan, V., 1975: Greenhouse Effect Due to Chlorofluorocarbons: Climatic Implications. Science, 190: 50-52.

4) Ramanathan, V. and R. D. Cess, 1974: Radiative Transfer within the Mesospheres of Mars and Venus. Astrophysical J., 188: 407-416.

3) Cess, R. D. and V. Ramanathan, 1973: The Applicability of an Approximate Expression for Radiative Heating. J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans., 13: 79-81.

2) Cess, R. D. and V. Ramanathan, 1972: Radiative Transfer in the Atmosphere of Mars and that of Venus Above the Cloud Deck. J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans., 12: 933-945.

1) Prasad, K.K. and V. Ramanathan, 1972: Heat Transfer by Free Convection from a Longitudinally Vibrating Vertical Plate. Int'l. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 15: 1213-1223.