Dr. Binita Pathak

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
  • Phone No. - 913732370224/039
  • Department of Physics
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Physics, Duliajan College, Dibrugarh University
  2. Master’s Degree : Physics, Dibrugarh University
  3. M. Tech. in Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Andhra University
  4. Ph.D. in Physics (Spl: Space and Atmospheric Physics), Dibrugarh University

Other Courses:

  • Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (Organized by Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific, Affiliated to United Nations); Link: https://www.cssteap.org/
  • Diploma, European Research Course on Atmospheres, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France; Link: http://erca-school.eu/

National and International Associateship:

 

Specializations:

M.Sc.: Advanced Atomic and Molecular Physics, Advanced Nuclear and Particle Physics

Ph.D:  Space and Atmospheric Physics

 

Other Professional and Administrative responsibilities:

Group Member, South Asia Group, Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR) -Phase II, 01.03.2021- Present

Adjunct Faculty, Centre for Atmospheric Studies, Dibrugarh University, 04.07.2016-Present

Warden, Swarnalata Baruah Chatri Nivas, Dibrugarh University, 01.09.2017-present

Member, Departmental Management Committee, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University

Member, Departmental Research Committee, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University

Member, Departmental Research Committee, Centre for Atmospheric Studies, Dibrugarh University

 

Area of Research Interests:

Broad Area: Earth Atmosphere and Climate change

Atmospheric Aerosols, Aerosol extinction coefficient, Aerosol radiative forcing efficiency, Aerosol subtypes, Aerosol vertical distribution, Aerosol-cloud interaction, biomass burning, Cloud subtypes, Elevated aerosol layers, Climate modeling, RegCM, WRF-Chem, CORDEX South Asia, climate change and societal impact

Research Gate Link:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Binita_Pathak

Google Scholar Link:

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=8o2EXM0AAAAJ&hl=en

Post Doctoral Scholar

Dr Chadakala Bharali, Women Scientist-A

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic/Designation

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1

Lakhima Chutia

Chemistry -Climate interaction over South Asia : A Modeling Approach

PhD Awarded in November, 2021

(Presently working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in the University of IOWA) 

2

Ajay Parottil

Atmospheric Chemistry and Impact Assessment Studies Over South Asia

PhD Awarded in March, 2022

(Presently working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in VSSC, Trivandrum, India)

3

Arshini Saikia

Meteorology and Air Quality Modeling over Eastern Himalaya

Thesis Submitted

4

Barlin Das

Biological and Chemical characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols over North-East India

On-going

5

Rohit Gautam

M.Phil.

On-going

6

Anindita Borah

INSPIRE Fellow

On-going

 

Publications

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS  
  1. PATHAK, B., G. Kalita, K. Bhuyan, P. K. Bhuyan, K. K. Moorthy (2010), Aerosol temporal characteristics and its impact on shortwave radiative forcing at a location in the North East of India, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115 (19), D19204, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013462 (IF-3.303).
  2. Gogoi, M. M., B. PATHAK, K. K. Moorthy, P. K. Bhuyan, S. S. Babu, K. Bhuyan, G. Kalita (2011), Multi-year investigations of near surface and columnar aerosols over Dibrugarh, north-eastern location of India: Heterogeneity in source impacts, Atmospheric Environment, 45 (9), 1714-1724 (IF-3.226).
  3. Kalita G., B. PATHAK, K. Bhuyan, P. K. Bhuyan (2011), Impact of Zonal wind on latitudinal variation of total columnar ozone over the Indian Peninsula, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(24),  9509 – 9520 (IF-1.182).
  4. PATHAK B., P. K. Bhuyan, M.M. Gogoi, K. Bhuyan (2012), Seasonal heterogeneity in aerosol types over Dibrugarh, North-Eastern India, Atmospheric Environment, 47, 307-315 (IF-3.465).
  5. K G Rao, N  Reddy, G Ramakrishna, P K Bhuyan, K Bhuyan, G. Kalita, B. PATHAK, (2013), Near Surface atmospheric response to the Total Solar Eclipse at Dibrugarh on 22 July 2009, Journal of Atmospheric and solar Terrestrial Physics, Vol: 95-96, Pages 87–95 (IF-1.671).
  6. PATHAK B., Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Jhuma Biswas and Toshihiko Takemura (2013), Long term climatology of Particulate Matter and associated microphysical and optical properties over Dibrugarh, North-East India and inter-comparison with SPRINTARS simulations, Atmospheric Environment, 69, 334-344 (IF-3.110).
  7. PATHAK B., C K Bharali, J Biswas, P. K. Bhuyan (2013), Firework Induced Large Increase in Trace Gases and Black Carbon at Dibrugarh, India, Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol.3, No. 8, 540-544. 
  8. PATHAK B., A Borgohain, P K Bhuyan, S S Kundu, S Sudhakar, M Gogoi, T Takemura (2014), Spatial heterogeneity in near surface aerosol characteristics across the Brahmaputra Valley, Journal of Earth System Science, 123, No. 4, pp. 651-663  (IF: 0.695).
  9. Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Chandrakala Bharali, BINITA PATHAK, Gayatry Kalita (2014), The role of precursor gases and meteorology on temporal evolution of O3 at a tropical location in North East India, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-014-2587-3, PP-1-18, (IF: 2.85).
  10. PATHAK B. and P. K. Bhuyan (2014), Absorbing and scattering properties of boundary layer aerosols over Dibrugarh, North East India, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35(14), 5527-5543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2014.926424 (IF: 1.138).
  11. PATHAK B., J Biswas, C Bharali, P K Bhuyan (2014), Short term introduction of pollutants into the atmosphere at a location in the Brahmaputra Basin: A case study, Atmospheric Pollution Research, doi: 10.5094/APR.2015.026. (IF: 1.227).
  12. Chandrakala Bharali, BINITA PATHAK, and Pradip Kumar Bhuyan (2015), Spring and summer night-time high Ozone episodes in the upper Brahmaputra valley and their association with lightning, Atmospheric Environment, 109, 234-250 (IF-3.06).
  13. B PATHAK, P K Bhuyan (2015), Climatology of columnar aerosol properties at a continental location in the upper Brahmaputra basin of North East India: diurnal asymmetry and association with meteorology, Advances in Space Research, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.07.004 (IF-1.183).
  14. B PATHAK, T. Subba, P. Dahutia, P.K. Bhuyan, K. Krishna Moorthy, M.M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, L. Chutia, P. Ajay, J. Biswas, C. Bharali, A. Borgohain, P. Dhar, A. Guha, B.K. De, T. Banik, M. Chakraborty, S.S. Kundu, S. Sudhakar, S.B. Singh (2016), Aerosol characteristics in north-east India using ARFINET spectral optical depth measurements, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.038 (IF-3.062).
  15. B PATHAK, L Chutia, C Bharali, P K Bhuyan (2016), Continental export efficiencies and delineation of sources for trace gases and black carbon in North-East India: Seasonal variability, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.020 (IF-3.062).
  16. Hazarika J, B PATHAK, A. N. Patowary (2017), Study8ing Monthly Rainfall over Dibrugarh, Assam: Use of SARIMA Approach, Mausam, 68 (2), 349-356 (IF: 0.036).
  17. Gogoi M M., S. S. Babu, K. K. Moorthy, P. K Bhuyan, B PATHAK, T. Subba, C. Bharali, L. Chutia, S. S. Kundu, A. Borgahain, B. K. De, A. Guha, S. B. Singh (2017). Radiative effects of absorbing aerosols over Northeastern India: Observations and model simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research–Atmospheres, DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025592 (IF: 3.44).
  18.  Biswas J, B PATHAK, F Patadia, P K Bhuyan, M M Gogoi, S Suresh Babu (2017), Satellite retrieved direct radiative forcing of aerosols over North-East India and adjoining areas: climatology and impact assessment, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5004 (IF:3.609).
  19. P Dahutia, B PATHAK, PK Bhuyan (2017), Aerosols characteristics, trends and their climatic implications over Northeast India and adjoining South Asia, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5240 (IF: 3.609).
  20.  Patowary A N, N Purakasthay, K Goswami, P J Hazarika, B PATHAK (2017), A study on long term rainfall pattern of Dhubri and Guwahati in Assam, India: A time series approach, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science 8 (7).
  21. Subba T, M.M.Gogoi, B PATHAK, Ajay P, P.K.Bhuyan, F.Solmon (2018), Assessment of 1D and 3D model simulated radiation flux based on surface measurements and estimation of aerosol forcing and their climatological aspects, Atmospheric Research, 204, 15 May 2018, Pages 110-127 (IF: 3.778).
  22.  Chutia L, B PATHAK, Ajay P., P.K.Bhuyan  (2018),  Impact of microphysics parameterizations and horizontal resolutions on simulation of "MORA" tropical cyclone over Bay of Bengal, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 130(303), page- 1-13, (IF: 1.356)
  23. Ajay P., B PATHAK, P.K.Bhuyan F Solmon, F Giorgi (2019), Obtaining best parameterization Scheme of RegCM 4.4 for aerosols and chemistry simulations over the South Asia CORDEX: Aerosol physico-optical and radiative properties over Indian Subcontinent, 51-327, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4587-3, PAGES-1-24, (IF: 4.048).
  24. Lakhima Chutia, Narendra Ojha , Imran A. Girach , Lokesh K. Sahu , Leonardo M.A. Alvarado, John P. Burrows, B PATHAK , Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Distribution of volatile organic compounds over Indian subcontinent during winter: WRF-chem simulation versus observations, Environmental Pollution 252 (2019) 256-269, (IF: 6.152).
  25. Dohutia P, B PATHAK, P.K.Bhuyan, Vertical distribution of aerosol and clouds over North-East India and adjoining South-Asia: Effect of aerosols on clouds, Atmospheric Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.116882 (IF: 4.633, Cite Score: 7.6).
  26. Arshini Saikia, Binita Pathak, Prashant Singh, Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Bhupesh Adhikary (2019), Multi-model evaluation of meteorological drivers, air pollutants and quantification of emission sources over the Upper Brahmaputra basin, Atmosphere, 10(11), 703; https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10110703 (IF:2.253). 
  27. Borgohain A, S S Kundu, N Barman, P L N Raju, R Roy, B Saha, P AjayB PATHAK, P K Bhuyan (2020), Investigation of physical and optical properties of aerosol over high altitude stations along the sub-Himalayan region of North-Eastern India, Atmospheric Pollution Research, 11(2),383-392(IF:3.002).
  28. T Subba, MM Gogoi, B Pathak, PK Bhuyan, SS Babu, Recent trend in the global distribution of aerosol direct radiative forcing from satellite measurements, Atmospheric Science Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/asl.975.
  29. PATHAK B., Borah, D., Khataniar, A.,  Bhuyan, P.K.,  Buragohain, A. K. (2020), Characterization of bioaerosols in Northeast India in terms of culturable biological entities along with inhalable, thoracic and alveolar particles, Journal of Earth System Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-020-01406-z (IF: 1.104).

  30. PATHAK BPradip Kumar Bhuyan, Arshini Saikia, Kalyan Bhuyan, Ajay P., Shankar Jyoti Nath, Shyam Luchan Bora (2020), Impact of lockdown due to COVID 19 outbreak on O3 and its precursor gases, PM and BC over North-East India, Current Science (accepted) (IF: 0.756).
  31. Mukunda M Gogoi, …..PATHAK B et al., (2021), Response of ambient BC concentration across the Indian region to the nation-wide lockdown: results from the ARFINET measurements of ISRO-GBP, Current Science (special issue: Environmental impact of COVID-19), Vol: 120(2) (IF: 0.756).
  32. Chutia L, Narendra Ojha, Imran A. Girach, PATHAK B, Lokesh K. Sahu, and Pradip K. Bhuyan (2020), Seasonal evolution of sulfur dioxide over the Indian subcontinent, Ursi Radio Science Letters, VOL. 2, 2020,  DOI: 10.46620/20-0046.
  33. P. Ajay, PATHAK B, Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Fabien Solmon, Filippo Giorgi, “Sectoral emissions contributions to anthropogenic aerosol scenarios over the Indian subcontinent and effects of mitigation on air quality, climate, and health, Vol. 85: 21–33, 2021 CLIMATE RESEARCH, https://doi.org/10.3354/cr01671.

     

BOOK

Optical and microphysical properties of aerosols over Dibrugarh: Radiative forcing and impact on climate, Publisher:  LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-  384650208; 978-3846502082, September 30, 2011.

EDITED BOOK

Space Weather and Climate Change Drivers: North-East India Perspectives, LTK College, North Lakhimpur, 978-81-939507-5-3,  February3,  2020.

BOOK CHAPTERS

     1. Characteristic of atmospheric pollutants over the northeastern region of India, Asian Atmospheric Pollution, 367-392, 2022 (to be published)

   2. “Tiny Atmospheric Particles: Big Impact on Human Race”, ‘Advances in Physics and Applications’ by the Department of Physics in collaboration with IQAC, Duliajan College on 10 Sept, 2021.

INVITED TALKS

1. “Bioaerosols in the Earth System: A Multidisciplinary Approach” organized by the Department of Botany in collaboration with IQAC, D K D College, Dergaon, 25th August, 11:30 am.

 

2. “Tiny Atmospheric Particles: Big Impact on Human Race” in One Week Lecture Series in Physics organized by the Department of Physics in collaboration with IQAC, Duliajan College, 23-28 November, 2020.

 

3.  "Atmospheric Physics: Overview and Prospects” delivered in connection with the “Two-Days Lecture Series in Physics” organized by the Department of Physics, Digboi College in association with IQAC, Digboi College, 7-9 January, 2021.

4. Delivered a talk on the “Impact of Virtual Learning in Applied & Pure Sciences” in a webinar organized by the Branding and Communication Department of Royal Global University, Guwahati, Assam, on 30th July 2021, from 11.00 AM.

Course Co-ordinator

1.   Conducting live & Interactive courses at Dibrugarh University under IIRS outreach programme.  https://elearning.iirs.gov.in/

2. A Multidisciplinary Course: Climate Change, Adaptation and Prediction (Total credit: 12)

Courses Taken

Course Post Graduates Under Graduates

Atmospheric Physics

M.Sc. 3rd Semester  

Space Physics

M.Sc. 4th Semester  

Meteorology

M.Sc. 4th Semester  

Basic Atmospheric Physics

  IMSc 3rd Sementer

Meteorology (Generic Elective)

M.Sc. 2nd Semester (Interdisciplinary)  

Atomic and Molecular Physics

M.Sc. 4th Semester  

Basic Atomic and Molecular Physics

  IMSc 4th Sementer

 

Interdisciplinary Theme based course on Climate Change, Adaptation and Prediction

MA/MSc 1st - 3rd semesters  

Sponsored Projects

 

Opportunity to work under the projects below for PhD:

https://dibru.ac.in/2022/03/17/advertisement-for-temporary-positions-under-various-research-projects1/

Project Title Funding Agency Scheme Duration Link Human Resource
Assessment of the impact of aerosols on climate through estimation of radiative forcing over north-east India and adjoining areas (PI) DST FAST TRACK PROPOSALS FOR YOUNG SCIENTIST

Nov 2012-Feb 2016 (Completed)

https://www.serbonline.in/SERB/ 3 PhD students worked on the objectives
Aerosol Radiative forcing over India (Co-PI) ISRO Geosphere Biosphere Programme

Nov, 2014-Present

(Ongoing)

https://arfinet.vssc.gov.in/arfinet/

JRF to be appointed

 

Environmental Observatory Project (formerly Atmospheric Trace gases, Chemistry, Transport and Modelling) (Co-PI) ISRO Geosphere Biosphere Programme

Nov, 2014-Present

(ongoing)

 

Arshini Saikia (SRF)

Characterization of biological aerosols in North-East India with reference to the overall atmospheric environment and possible impact on microclimate and human health (PI) DST Early Career Research Mar 2017-Mar 2020 (completed) https://www.serbonline.in/SERB/

1 JRF and 1 PhD Student worked

 

Modeling the impact of aerosols/gases on regional climate and weather extremes over Sub Himalayan North East Region (PI) DST Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICAB) Network Programmes under National Mission on Sustaining Himalayan    Ecosystem (NMSHE) Mar 2019- Mar 2022 (ongoing) http://www.knowledgeportal-nmshe.in/NMSHE.aspx

JRF to be appointed

 

              

Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Physics, Duliajan College, Dibrugarh University
  2. Master’s Degree : Physics, Dibrugarh University
  3. M. Tech. in Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Andhra University
  4. Ph.D. in Physics (Spl: Space and Atmospheric Physics), Dibrugarh University

Other Courses:

  • Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (Organized by Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific, Affiliated to United Nations); Link: https://www.cssteap.org/
  • Diploma, European Research Course on Atmospheres, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France; Link: http://erca-school.eu/

National and International Associateship:

 

Specializations:

M.Sc.: Advanced Atomic and Molecular Physics, Advanced Nuclear and Particle Physics

Ph.D:  Space and Atmospheric Physics

 

Other Professional and Administrative responsibilities:

Group Member, South Asia Group, Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR) -Phase II, 01.03.2021- Present

Adjunct Faculty, Centre for Atmospheric Studies, Dibrugarh University, 04.07.2016-Present

Warden, Swarnalata Baruah Chatri Nivas, Dibrugarh University, 01.09.2017-present

Member, Departmental Management Committee, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University

Member, Departmental Research Committee, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University

Member, Departmental Research Committee, Centre for Atmospheric Studies, Dibrugarh University

 

Area of Research Interests:

Broad Area: Earth Atmosphere and Climate change

Atmospheric Aerosols, Aerosol extinction coefficient, Aerosol radiative forcing efficiency, Aerosol subtypes, Aerosol vertical distribution, Aerosol-cloud interaction, biomass burning, Cloud subtypes, Elevated aerosol layers, Climate modeling, RegCM, WRF-Chem, CORDEX South Asia, climate change and societal impact

Research Gate Link:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Binita_Pathak

Google Scholar Link:

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=8o2EXM0AAAAJ&hl=en

Post Doctoral Scholar

Dr Chadakala Bharali, Women Scientist-A

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic/Designation

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1

Lakhima Chutia

Chemistry -Climate interaction over South Asia : A Modeling Approach

PhD Awarded in November, 2021

(Presently working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in the University of IOWA) 

2

Ajay Parottil

Atmospheric Chemistry and Impact Assessment Studies Over South Asia

PhD Awarded in March, 2022

(Presently working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in VSSC, Trivandrum, India)

3

Arshini Saikia

Meteorology and Air Quality Modeling over Eastern Himalaya

Thesis Submitted

4

Barlin Das

Biological and Chemical characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols over North-East India

On-going

5

Rohit Gautam

M.Phil.

On-going

6

Anindita Borah

INSPIRE Fellow

On-going

 

Publications

Publications

 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS  
  1. PATHAK, B., G. Kalita, K. Bhuyan, P. K. Bhuyan, K. K. Moorthy (2010), Aerosol temporal characteristics and its impact on shortwave radiative forcing at a location in the North East of India, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115 (19), D19204, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013462 (IF-3.303).
  2. Gogoi, M. M., B. PATHAK, K. K. Moorthy, P. K. Bhuyan, S. S. Babu, K. Bhuyan, G. Kalita (2011), Multi-year investigations of near surface and columnar aerosols over Dibrugarh, north-eastern location of India: Heterogeneity in source impacts, Atmospheric Environment, 45 (9), 1714-1724 (IF-3.226).
  3. Kalita G., B. PATHAK, K. Bhuyan, P. K. Bhuyan (2011), Impact of Zonal wind on latitudinal variation of total columnar ozone over the Indian Peninsula, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(24),  9509 – 9520 (IF-1.182).
  4. PATHAK B., P. K. Bhuyan, M.M. Gogoi, K. Bhuyan (2012), Seasonal heterogeneity in aerosol types over Dibrugarh, North-Eastern India, Atmospheric Environment, 47, 307-315 (IF-3.465).
  5. K G Rao, N  Reddy, G Ramakrishna, P K Bhuyan, K Bhuyan, G. Kalita, B. PATHAK, (2013), Near Surface atmospheric response to the Total Solar Eclipse at Dibrugarh on 22 July 2009, Journal of Atmospheric and solar Terrestrial Physics, Vol: 95-96, Pages 87–95 (IF-1.671).
  6. PATHAK B., Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Jhuma Biswas and Toshihiko Takemura (2013), Long term climatology of Particulate Matter and associated microphysical and optical properties over Dibrugarh, North-East India and inter-comparison with SPRINTARS simulations, Atmospheric Environment, 69, 334-344 (IF-3.110).
  7. PATHAK B., C K Bharali, J Biswas, P. K. Bhuyan (2013), Firework Induced Large Increase in Trace Gases and Black Carbon at Dibrugarh, India, Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol.3, No. 8, 540-544. 
  8. PATHAK B., A Borgohain, P K Bhuyan, S S Kundu, S Sudhakar, M Gogoi, T Takemura (2014), Spatial heterogeneity in near surface aerosol characteristics across the Brahmaputra Valley, Journal of Earth System Science, 123, No. 4, pp. 651-663  (IF: 0.695).
  9. Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Chandrakala Bharali, BINITA PATHAK, Gayatry Kalita (2014), The role of precursor gases and meteorology on temporal evolution of O3 at a tropical location in North East India, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-014-2587-3, PP-1-18, (IF: 2.85).
  10. PATHAK B. and P. K. Bhuyan (2014), Absorbing and scattering properties of boundary layer aerosols over Dibrugarh, North East India, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35(14), 5527-5543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2014.926424 (IF: 1.138).
  11. PATHAK B., J Biswas, C Bharali, P K Bhuyan (2014), Short term introduction of pollutants into the atmosphere at a location in the Brahmaputra Basin: A case study, Atmospheric Pollution Research, doi: 10.5094/APR.2015.026. (IF: 1.227).
  12. Chandrakala Bharali, BINITA PATHAK, and Pradip Kumar Bhuyan (2015), Spring and summer night-time high Ozone episodes in the upper Brahmaputra valley and their association with lightning, Atmospheric Environment, 109, 234-250 (IF-3.06).
  13. B PATHAK, P K Bhuyan (2015), Climatology of columnar aerosol properties at a continental location in the upper Brahmaputra basin of North East India: diurnal asymmetry and association with meteorology, Advances in Space Research, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.07.004 (IF-1.183).
  14. B PATHAK, T. Subba, P. Dahutia, P.K. Bhuyan, K. Krishna Moorthy, M.M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, L. Chutia, P. Ajay, J. Biswas, C. Bharali, A. Borgohain, P. Dhar, A. Guha, B.K. De, T. Banik, M. Chakraborty, S.S. Kundu, S. Sudhakar, S.B. Singh (2016), Aerosol characteristics in north-east India using ARFINET spectral optical depth measurements, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.038 (IF-3.062).
  15. B PATHAK, L Chutia, C Bharali, P K Bhuyan (2016), Continental export efficiencies and delineation of sources for trace gases and black carbon in North-East India: Seasonal variability, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.020 (IF-3.062).
  16. Hazarika J, B PATHAK, A. N. Patowary (2017), Study8ing Monthly Rainfall over Dibrugarh, Assam: Use of SARIMA Approach, Mausam, 68 (2), 349-356 (IF: 0.036).
  17. Gogoi M M., S. S. Babu, K. K. Moorthy, P. K Bhuyan, B PATHAK, T. Subba, C. Bharali, L. Chutia, S. S. Kundu, A. Borgahain, B. K. De, A. Guha, S. B. Singh (2017). Radiative effects of absorbing aerosols over Northeastern India: Observations and model simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research–Atmospheres, DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025592 (IF: 3.44).
  18.  Biswas J, B PATHAK, F Patadia, P K Bhuyan, M M Gogoi, S Suresh Babu (2017), Satellite retrieved direct radiative forcing of aerosols over North-East India and adjoining areas: climatology and impact assessment, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5004 (IF:3.609).
  19. P Dahutia, B PATHAK, PK Bhuyan (2017), Aerosols characteristics, trends and their climatic implications over Northeast India and adjoining South Asia, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5240 (IF: 3.609).
  20.  Patowary A N, N Purakasthay, K Goswami, P J Hazarika, B PATHAK (2017), A study on long term rainfall pattern of Dhubri and Guwahati in Assam, India: A time series approach, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science 8 (7).
  21. Subba T, M.M.Gogoi, B PATHAK, Ajay P, P.K.Bhuyan, F.Solmon (2018), Assessment of 1D and 3D model simulated radiation flux based on surface measurements and estimation of aerosol forcing and their climatological aspects, Atmospheric Research, 204, 15 May 2018, Pages 110-127 (IF: 3.778).
  22.  Chutia L, B PATHAK, Ajay P., P.K.Bhuyan  (2018),  Impact of microphysics parameterizations and horizontal resolutions on simulation of "MORA" tropical cyclone over Bay of Bengal, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 130(303), page- 1-13, (IF: 1.356)
  23. Ajay P., B PATHAK, P.K.Bhuyan F Solmon, F Giorgi (2019), Obtaining best parameterization Scheme of RegCM 4.4 for aerosols and chemistry simulations over the South Asia CORDEX: Aerosol physico-optical and radiative properties over Indian Subcontinent, 51-327, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4587-3, PAGES-1-24, (IF: 4.048).
  24. Lakhima Chutia, Narendra Ojha , Imran A. Girach , Lokesh K. Sahu , Leonardo M.A. Alvarado, John P. Burrows, B PATHAK , Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Distribution of volatile organic compounds over Indian subcontinent during winter: WRF-chem simulation versus observations, Environmental Pollution 252 (2019) 256-269, (IF: 6.152).
  25. Dohutia P, B PATHAK, P.K.Bhuyan, Vertical distribution of aerosol and clouds over North-East India and adjoining South-Asia: Effect of aerosols on clouds, Atmospheric Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.116882 (IF: 4.633, Cite Score: 7.6).
  26. Arshini Saikia, Binita Pathak, Prashant Singh, Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Bhupesh Adhikary (2019), Multi-model evaluation of meteorological drivers, air pollutants and quantification of emission sources over the Upper Brahmaputra basin, Atmosphere, 10(11), 703; https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10110703 (IF:2.253). 
  27. Borgohain A, S S Kundu, N Barman, P L N Raju, R Roy, B Saha, P AjayB PATHAK, P K Bhuyan (2020), Investigation of physical and optical properties of aerosol over high altitude stations along the sub-Himalayan region of North-Eastern India, Atmospheric Pollution Research, 11(2),383-392(IF:3.002).
  28. T Subba, MM Gogoi, B Pathak, PK Bhuyan, SS Babu, Recent trend in the global distribution of aerosol direct radiative forcing from satellite measurements, Atmospheric Science Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/asl.975.
  29. PATHAK B., Borah, D., Khataniar, A.,  Bhuyan, P.K.,  Buragohain, A. K. (2020), Characterization of bioaerosols in Northeast India in terms of culturable biological entities along with inhalable, thoracic and alveolar particles, Journal of Earth System Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-020-01406-z (IF: 1.104).

  30. PATHAK BPradip Kumar Bhuyan, Arshini Saikia, Kalyan Bhuyan, Ajay P., Shankar Jyoti Nath, Shyam Luchan Bora (2020), Impact of lockdown due to COVID 19 outbreak on O3 and its precursor gases, PM and BC over North-East India, Current Science (accepted) (IF: 0.756).
  31. Mukunda M Gogoi, …..PATHAK B et al., (2021), Response of ambient BC concentration across the Indian region to the nation-wide lockdown: results from the ARFINET measurements of ISRO-GBP, Current Science (special issue: Environmental impact of COVID-19), Vol: 120(2) (IF: 0.756).
  32. Chutia L, Narendra Ojha, Imran A. Girach, PATHAK B, Lokesh K. Sahu, and Pradip K. Bhuyan (2020), Seasonal evolution of sulfur dioxide over the Indian subcontinent, Ursi Radio Science Letters, VOL. 2, 2020,  DOI: 10.46620/20-0046.
  33. P. Ajay, PATHAK B, Pradip Kumar Bhuyan, Fabien Solmon, Filippo Giorgi, “Sectoral emissions contributions to anthropogenic aerosol scenarios over the Indian subcontinent and effects of mitigation on air quality, climate, and health, Vol. 85: 21–33, 2021 CLIMATE RESEARCH, https://doi.org/10.3354/cr01671.

     

BOOK

Optical and microphysical properties of aerosols over Dibrugarh: Radiative forcing and impact on climate, Publisher:  LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-  384650208; 978-3846502082, September 30, 2011.

EDITED BOOK

Space Weather and Climate Change Drivers: North-East India Perspectives, LTK College, North Lakhimpur, 978-81-939507-5-3,  February3,  2020.

BOOK CHAPTERS

     1. Characteristic of atmospheric pollutants over the northeastern region of India, Asian Atmospheric Pollution, 367-392, 2022 (to be published)

   2. “Tiny Atmospheric Particles: Big Impact on Human Race”, ‘Advances in Physics and Applications’ by the Department of Physics in collaboration with IQAC, Duliajan College on 10 Sept, 2021.

INVITED TALKS

1. “Bioaerosols in the Earth System: A Multidisciplinary Approach” organized by the Department of Botany in collaboration with IQAC, D K D College, Dergaon, 25th August, 11:30 am.

 

2. “Tiny Atmospheric Particles: Big Impact on Human Race” in One Week Lecture Series in Physics organized by the Department of Physics in collaboration with IQAC, Duliajan College, 23-28 November, 2020.

 

3.  "Atmospheric Physics: Overview and Prospects” delivered in connection with the “Two-Days Lecture Series in Physics” organized by the Department of Physics, Digboi College in association with IQAC, Digboi College, 7-9 January, 2021.

4. Delivered a talk on the “Impact of Virtual Learning in Applied & Pure Sciences” in a webinar organized by the Branding and Communication Department of Royal Global University, Guwahati, Assam, on 30th July 2021, from 11.00 AM.

Course Co-ordinator

1.   Conducting live & Interactive courses at Dibrugarh University under IIRS outreach programme.  https://elearning.iirs.gov.in/

2. A Multidisciplinary Course: Climate Change, Adaptation and Prediction (Total credit: 12)

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