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Dr. T. NISHANTHM.Sc., M.Phil., PhDAssistant Professor E-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone : +91 9895415281

 

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Education

PhD in Physics from Kannur University in the year 2013 for the thesis entitled “Variability of Surface ozone and its impact of air quality over Kannur”

M.Phil in Physics from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu in the year 2007

M.Sc Physics from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu 2004

PG Diploma in Remote sensing & GIS from Mahatma Gandhi University in 2006

RESEARCH AREA OF INTEREST

Atmospheric trace gases, Atmospheric aerosols, Air quality, Modeling studies, Atmospheric Pollution and Climate change, Applied Spectroscopy

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Indian Aerosol science and Technology, Committee On Space Science Research (COSPAR), Indian Climate Research Network, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology

COMMUNITY SERVICES

External referee for the International Journals Atmospheric Environment, Atmospheric Chemistry, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry,

WORKSHOP ATTENDED

In the international workshop on Regional Atmospheric Chemistry and its emerging trends organize by ISRO-GBP (AT-CTM) at Physical Research Laboratory Ahmadabad on May 2013.

In the international workshop on Asian Greenhouses gases at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, organized by Asian Pollution Network and JAMSTEC, Japan. September, 2011.

Indo-US conference-cum workshop on Air Quality and Climate Research held at Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, organized by North Carolina State University and US Environmental Protection Agency in March 2011

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Worked as Assistant Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Physics at Thaliparamba Arts & Science College (Affiliated to Kannur University) during the period 2004- 2005 and 2007 -2009

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Post doctoral- Research Associate in ISRO-GBP (AT-CTM) in the Department of Atmospheric Science, Kannur University from February 2013 to August 2013

Senior Research Fellow in ISRO-GBP (AT-CTM) in the Department of Atmospheric Science, Kannur University from May 2011 to May

Junior Research Fellow in ISRO-GBP (AT-CTM) in the Department of Atmospheric Science, Kannur University from May 2009 to May 2011.

Awards

AWARD

Second best oral paper presentation award in the Pisharoty public Lecture and Research paper presentations held at Kannur University on February 2010.

Publications

List of publications in international peer reviewed journals

Nishanth, T., Praseed, K.M, Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Valsaraj, K.T., 2013.Influence of ozone precursors and PM10 on the variation of surface O3 over Kannur, India, Atmospheric Research. 138, 112-124.

Nishanth, T., Praseed, K.M , Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Valsaraj, K.T., 2013. Observational Study of Surface O3, NOx, CH4 and Total NMHCs at Kannur, India, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2012.11.0323

Nishanth, T., Praseed, K.M., Rathnakaran, K., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Ravi Krishna, R., Valsaraj, K.T. 2012. Atmospheric pollution in a semi-urban, coastal region in India following festival seasons, Atmospheric Environment, 47, 295-306.

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Valsaraj, K.T., 2012. Variations in surface ozone and NOx at Kannur: A tropical, coastal site in India, Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 69,101-126.

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Valsaraj, K.T., 2012. Analysis of ground level O3 and NOx measured at Kannur, India, Earth Science and Climate change, doi:10.4172/2157-7617.1000111

Nishanth T., Ojha, N., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Naja, M., 2011. Influence of solar eclipse of 15 January 2010 on surface ozone, Atmospheric Environment 45, 1752-1758.

Nishanth, T., Praseed, K.M., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2011. Solar eclipse-induced variations in solar flux, j(NO2) and surface ozone at Kannur, India, Meteorology and Atmospheric Phys,113,67-73.

Nishanth, T., Sheela, M.J., Praseed, K.M., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2011. Correlative Study between UV Irradiance and TOC Using AURA OMI at Kannur (12.3N, 75.4E), Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 2011, 1, 55-60

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2011. Diurnal variation of surface ozone with meteorological parameters at Kannur, India, Advances in Applied Science Research, 2011, 2 (3): 407-417

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2011.Variation of tropospheric ozone residue along the west coast region of India, Elixir Poll. 30, 1782-1785

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2011. Increasing trend of carbon monoxide along the west coast region in India, International Journal of Current Research, 33, 69-73

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K,2011. Increasing trends of tropospheric ozone and NO2 at the prominent hot spots along the coastal belt of the Arabian Sea in Indian subcontinent, International journal of environmental sciences, 1:5, 860-870

Nishanth, T., Pramod, K.S., Palaniappan, P.L.R.M., 2011. Toxicity of zinc and the efficacy of antidotes on Labeo rohita, using atomic absorption spectroscopy, Elixir Pollution 34, 2456-2460

Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K. 2010. Measurement of surface ozone and its precursor NOx over urban and rural locations in Kannur- a tropical coastal site in India. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 3:12, 1198-1201

Nishanth, T., Prakash, M.N., Vijith. H., 2010. Suitable site determination for urban solid waste disposal using GIS and Remote sensing techniques in Kottayam Municipality, India, International journal of Geomatics and Geosciences 1:2, 197-210.

Palaniappan, P.L.R.M., Nishanth, T., Renju, V.B., 2010. Bioconcentration of zinc and its effect on the biochemical constituents of the gill tissues of Labeo rohita: An FT-IR study, Infrared Physics & Technology, 53,103–111

Praseed, K.M., Nishanth, T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2012. Study of columnar aerosol size spectra over Kannur- A tropical coastal Indian site. International Journal of Current Research, 4:09,149-157

Praseed, K.M, Nishanth, T., Rajan, K., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., 2012. Columnar aerosol optical depth and its changes over Kannur, A coastal site in south India, International Journal of science and technology, 2:9,658-667

Conference

International conference presentation/ proceedings

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Impact of fireworks on the regional air quality at Kannur, India. Proc. 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Mysore, India, July 2012

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Surface ozone variation during winter and summer at Kannur, India -a study to investigate air quality. Proc. Indo-US conference cum workshop on air quality and climate research, ASCI Hyderabad India. Organized by North Carolina State University and US Environmental Protection Agency, March 2011.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Diurnal variation of photodissociation rate coefficient of tropospheric NO2 and its significance role on the production of surface ozone at Kannur. Proc. International Conference on Recent Frontiers in Applied Spectroscopy (ICORFAS), Annamalai University, September 2010.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Seasonal variation of NOx along the coastal belt of Arabian Sea using satellite data. Proc.38th COSPAR scientific assembly, Germany, July 2010.

National conference presentation/ proceedings

Nishanth.T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Long term variation of total and tropospheric ozone column over India, Proc. 18th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) of ISRO, Dibrugarh University, Assam, February 2013

Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Nishanth.T., Study of surface O3, NOx, CH4 and total NMHCs at Kannur, India, Proc. 18th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) of ISRO, Dibrugarh University, Assam, February 2013

Praseed KM., Satheesh Kumar MK., Nishanth.T., Some features of columnar AOD, UV flux and surface Ozone over Kannur; A coastal site in South India., Proc. 18th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) of ISRO, Dibrugarh University, Assam, February 2013

Nishanth.T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Distribution of total ozone column over Indian subcontinent by exploring satellite data, Fourth National Research Conference on Climate Change at Indian Institute Technology Madras, organized by Centre for Science and Environment on October 2013.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Seasonal Variations of Surface Ozone and its Precursors over Kannur, 3rd National Research Conference on Climate Change Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Organized jointly by IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras and Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi November, 2012

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Variations of surface ozone and its precursors over Kannur, Facing Challenges and Climate Change: Earth and Atmospheric Systems (FCCC-2012) Department of Physics SK University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, October 2012

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Impact of O3, NOx, CH4 and NMHC on ambient air quality at Kannur. Proc. 17th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) of ISRO, SV University, Tirupati, February 2012.

Nishanth. T., Praseed, K.M., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Spectral variation of total column aerosol optical depth over Kannur, a tropical coastal site in India. Proc. National conference on Advances in atmospheric Sciences Weather Prediction & Climate Change (ARWPCC-2011), SV University, Tirupati, March 2011

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Variations of surface ozone and its precursors over Kannur. Proc. 23rd Kerala Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram, January 2011.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Seasonal variations of surface ozone and oxides of nitrogen at two sites in Kannur, a tropical coastal site in India. Proc. National seminar on Issues of Global warming and climate change, Christ College, nodal office at Trivandrum, 2010.

Nishanth. T., Praseed, K.M., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Spectral variation of aerosol optical thickness over Kannur-some preliminary results. Proc. Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association (IASTA), Bose institute, Darjeeling, March 2010.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Diurnal variation of surface ozone and its precursor NOx in the urban and rural location in Kannur. Proc. National seminar on atmospheric aerosols in inducing climate changes, Sir Syed College Taliparamba, March 2010.

Nishanth. T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Trend analysis of tropospheric NO2 along the coastal belt of Arabian Sea using satellite data. Proc. 16th National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) of ISRO, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, February 2010.

Nishanth.T., Satheesh Kumar, M.K., Temporal variation of CO over North Kerala by exploring MOPITT data. Proc. 22nd Kerala Science Congress, Thrichur, January 2010.

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