Profile for Ritesh Gautam

Affiliation: USRA
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-6126
Fax: 301-614-6307

Journal Publications

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, T. F. Eck, B. N. Holben, S. Janjai, T. Jantarach, S. C. Tsay, K. M. Lau (2013), Characterization of aerosols over the Indochina peninsula from satellite-surface observations during biomass burning pre-monsoon season, Atmos. Env., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.05.038.

Tsay, S.-C, N.C. Hsu, W.K. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, A.X. Nguyen, S. Janjai, N-H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B.J. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S.-H. Wang, C.S.Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftus, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.J. Jeong, P. Pantina (2013), From BASE-ASIA toward 7-SEAS: A satellite-surface perspective of boreal spring biomass-burning aerosols and clouds in Southeast Asia, Atmos. Env., 78, 20-34, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.12.013.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, K. M. Lau, T. J. Yasunari (2013), Satellite observations of desert dust-induced Himalayan Snow Darkening, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50226.

Verma, S., S. Payra, R. Gautam, D. Prakash, M. Soni, B. Holben, S. Bell (2013), Dust events and their influence on aerosol optical properties over Jaipur in Northwestern India, Environ. Mon. Assess., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.05.038.

Hsu, N. C., R. Gautam, A. M. Sayer, C. Bettenhausen, C. Li, M. J. Jeong, S. C. Tsay (2012), Global and regional trends of aerosols over land and ocean from SeaWiFS measurements from 1997 to 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8037-8053, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-8037-2012.

Kaskaoutis, D. G., R. P. Singh, R. Gautam, M. Sharma, P.G. Kosmopoulos, B. Holben (2012), Variability and Trends of Aerosol Properties over Kanpur, northern India using AERONET data (2001-2010), Environ. Res. Lett., 7, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024003.

Kaskaoutis, D., R. Gautam, E. Houssos , D. Goto , S. Singh , A. Bartzokas , P. G. Kosmopoulos , M. Sharma , N. C. Hsu , B. N. Holben , T. Takemura (2012), Influence of drought monsoon conditions on aerosols over India: The role of meteorology and regional monsoon on aerosol emissions, distribution and properties, J. Geophysical Research, 117, D09106, doi:10.1029/2011JD017314.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, S. C. Tsay, K. M. Lau, B. N. Holben, S. Bell, A. Smirnov, C. Li, R. Hansell, Q. Ji, S. Payra, D. Aryal, R. Kayastha, and K. M. Kim (2011), Accumulation of aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic plains and southern slopes of the Himalayas: distribution, properties and radiative effects during the 2009 pre-monsoon season, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12841-12863, doi:10.5194/acp-11-12841-2011.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, K.-M. Lau (2010), Premonsoon aerosol characterization and radiative effects over the Indo-Gangetic Plains: Implications for regional climate warming, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17208, doi:10.1029/2010JD013819.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, K.-M. Lau, S.-C. Tsay, and M. Kafatos (2009a), Enhanced pre-monsoon warming over the Himalayan-Gangetic region from 1979 to 2007, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07704, doi:10.1029/2009GL037641.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, K.-M. Lau, and M. Kafatos (2009b), Aerosol and rainfall variability over the Indian monsoon region: Distributions, trends and coupling, Ann. Geophys., 29, 3691–3703.

Gautam, R., Z. Liu, R. P. Singh, and N. C. Hsu (2009c), Two contrasting dust-dominant periods over India observed from MODIS and CALIPSO data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L06813, doi:10.1029/2008GL036967.

Gautam, R., N. C. Hsu, M. Kafatos, and S.-C. Tsay (2007), Influences of winter haze on fog/low cloud over the Indo-Gangetic Plains, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D05207, doi:10.1029/2005JD007036.

Kafatos, M., D. Sun, R. Gautam, Z. Boybeyi, R. Yang, G. Cervone (2006), Role of anomalous warm gulf waters in the intensification of Hurricane Katrina, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L17802, doi:10.1029/2006GL026623.

Sun, D., R. Gautam, G. Cervone, Z. Boybeyi, M. Kafatos (2006), Comment on “Satellite Altimetry and the Intensification of Hurricane Katrina”, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(8), 89.

El-Askary, H., R. Gautam, R. P. Singh, M. Kafatos (2006), Dust storms detection over the Indo-Gangetic basin using multi sensor data. Adv. Space Res., 37(4).

Gautam, R., G. Cervone, R. P. Singh, M. Kafatos (2005), Characteristics of meteorological parameters associated with Hurricane Isabel, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L04801, doi:10.1029/2004GL021559.

Gautam, R., R. P. Singh, M. Kafatos (2005), Changes in ocean properties associated with Hurricane Isabel. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 26(3), doi: 10.1080/01431160412331299226.

El-Askary, H., R. Gautam, M. Kafatos (2004), Remote Sensing of Dust Storms over Indo-Gangetic Basin. J. Ind. Soc. Rem. Sens., 32(2).

Publications

Huang, J., N. Hsu, S. Tsay, C. Zhang, M.J. Jeong, R. Gautam, C. Bettenhausen, A. Sayer, R. Hansell, X. Liu, and J.H. Jiang (2014). Large-Scale Covariability between Aerosol and Precipitation Over the 7-SEAS Region: Observations and Simulations. Atmos. Environ., (Submitted).

Gautam, R., N. Hsu, T.F. Eck, B.N. Holben, S. Janjai, T. Jantarach, S. Tsay, and W. Lau (2013). Characterization of aerosols over the Indochina peninsula from satellite-surface observations during biomass burning pre-monsoon season Atmos. Environ., 78, 51-59
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.05.038

Gautam, R., N.C. Hsu, W.K.Lau, and T. Yasunari (2013). Satellite observations of desert dust-induced Himalayan snow darkening J. Geophy., Res, 40, (Issue 5), 988-993
doi:10.1002/grl.50226

Tsay, S., N.C. Hsu, W.K.-M. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, A.X Nguyen, S. Janjai, N-H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B.J. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S-H. Wang, C.S. Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftus, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.-J. Jeong, and P. Pantina (2013). From BASE-ASIA toward 7-SEAS: A satellite-surface perspective of boreal spring biomass-burning aerosols and clouds in Southeast Asia Atmos. Env, 78, 20-34
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.12.013

Hsu, N., R. Gautam, A. M. Sayer, C. Bettenhausen, C. Li, M. J. Jeong, S.-C. Tsay, and B. N. Holben (2012). Global and Regional Trends of Aerosol Optical Depth over Land and Ocean Using SeaWiFS Measurements from 1997 to 2010. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8037-8053
doi:10.5194/acp-12-8037-2012

Kaskaoutis, D., R.P. Singh, R. Gautam, M. Sharma, P.G. Kosmopoulos, and S.N. Tripathi (2012). Variability and trends of aerosol properties over Kanpur, northern India using AERONET data (2001–10) Environ. Res. Lett, 7 (024003).
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024003

Kaskaoutis, D.G., R. Gautam, P. Singh, E. Houssos, D. Goto, S. Singh, A. Bartzokas, P.G. Kosmopoulos, M. Sharma, N. Hsu, B.N. Holben, and T. Takemura (2012). Influence of anomalous dry conditions on aerosols over India: transport, distribution and properties J. Geophys. Res., 117(D09106).
doi:10.1029/2011JD017314

Tsay, S., N.C. Hsu, K.M. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, X.A. Nguyen, S. Janjai, N.H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S.-H. Wang, C.S. Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftus, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.J. Jeong, and P. Pantina (2012). Origin, Transport and Vertical Distribution of Atmospheric Pollutants over the northern South China Sea during 7-SEAS/Dongsha Experiment Atmos. Env, 78 (Special Issue).
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.11.013

Gautam, R., N. Hsu, S. Tsay, W. Lau, B. Holben, S. Bell, A. Smirnov, C. Li, R. Hansell, Q. Ji, S. Payra, D. Aryal, R. Kayastha, and K. Kim (2011). Accumulation of Aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic Plains and Southern Slopes of the Himalayas: Distribution, Properties and Radiative Effects during the 2009 Pre-monsoon Season Atmos. Chem. Phys, 11, 12841-12863
10.5194/acp-11-12841-2011

Gautam R., Z. Liu, R. P. Singh, and N.C. Hsu (2009). Two Contrasting Dust-dominant periods over India observed from MODIS and CALIPSO data Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L06813).
doi:10.1029/2008GL036967

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, K. M. Lau, S.C. Tsay, and M. Kafatos (2009). Enhanced Pre-Monsoon Warming over the Himalayan-Gangetic Region from 1979 to 2007 Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L07704).
doi:10.1029/2009GL037641

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, K. -M. Lau, and M. Kafatos (2009). Aerosol and Rainfall Variability over the Indian Monsoon Region: Distributions, Trends and Coupling Annales Geophysicae Special Issue: From Deserts to Monsoons, 27(9), 3691-3703
10.5194/angeo-27-3691-2009

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, M. Kafatos, and S.C. Tsay (2007). Influences of Winter Haze on Fog/Low Clouds over the Indo-Gangetic Plains J. Geophys. Res., D05207, 112.
10.1029/2005JD007036