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Dr. Harshvardhan Harshvardhan

Professor Emeritus Dr. Harshvardhan Harshvardhan


Ph.D.- State University of NY, Stony Brook

Awards and Honors

  • 1999 Fellow, American Meteorological Society
  • 1993 Henry G. Houghton Award, American Meteorological Society
  • 1977 National Research Council Resident Research Associate

Professional Experience

  • 2009-2010 Associate Dean, College of Science, Purdue University
  • 1996-2004 Head, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University
  • 1994-2019 Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University
  • 1988-1994 Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University
  • 1978-1988 University Research Associate, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • 1977-1978 Resident Research Associate, Laboratory for Atmospheric Sciences, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Selected Publications

  • Petrenko, M., Kahn, R.A., Chin, M., Soja, A.J., Kucsera, T. and Harshvardhan, 2012. The use of satellite-measured aerosol optical depth to constrain biomass burning emissions source strength in the global model GOCART. J. Geophys. Res ., 117 , D18, doi:10.1029/2012JD017870.
  • Horton, D.E., Harshvardhan, and Diffenbaugh, N.S., 2012. Response of air stagnation frequency to anthropogenically enhanced radiative forcing. Environ. Res. Lett ., 7 , doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044034.
  • Das, S., Harshvardhan, H., Bian, H., Chin, M., Curci, G., Protonotariou, A.P., Mielonen, T., Zhang, K., Wang., H., and Liu, X., 2017. Biomass burning aerosol transport and vertical distribution over the South African-Atlantic region. J. Geophys. Res . Atmos. , 122 , doi:10.1002/2016JD026421.
  • Fountoukis, C., Harshvardhan, H., Gladich, I., Ackerman, L., and Ayoub, M.A, 2020. Anatomy of a severe dust storm in the Middle east: Impacts on aerosol optical properties and radiation budget. Aerosol Air Qual.Res. , 20 , 155-165, doi:10.4209/aaqr.2019.04.0165.
  • Harshvardhan, H., Ferrare, R., Burton, S., Hair, J., Hostetler, C., Harper, D., Cook, A., Fenn, M., Scarino, A. J., Chemyakin, E., and Müller, D., 2022. Vertical structure of biomass burning aerosol transported over the southeast Atlantic Ocean. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22 , 9859–9876, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-9859-2022

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