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Dr. Govindasamy Bala

Professor
Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences,
Indian Institute of Science

Email: gbala@iisc.ac.in

Tel: +91-80-2293-3428

Fax: +91-80-2293-3425

Education

Ph.D., 1994, McGill University, Canada (Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), Deans Honor list, Prof. Peter Yau (Thesis Advisor).

M.Sc, 1988, University of Poona, India (Physics) - Distinction.

B.Sc, 1986, Vivekananda College, University of Madras, India (Physics).

Experience

1994 - 1996:
Visiting Scientist, GFDL/Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.

1996 - 1998:
Staff Research Associate, UCLA/LLNL, Livermore, CA, USA.

1998 - May 2008:
Physicist,LLNL, Livermore, CA, USA.

June 2008 - March 2014:
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore, India.

April 2014
Professor, Centre for Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Research Interests
  1. Global climate change
  2. Earth System Modeling - Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle modeling
  3. Land use change and its impacts on climate and carbon cycle
  4. Radiative forcing and climate sensitivity
  5. Climate modeling of geoengineering
  6. High-resolution climate modeling
Ph.D Thesis

Title: On the interaction between Slantwise Convection and Marine Cyclones.

Visiting Positions Held

May - June, 2009:
Visiting investigator, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University

June - July, 2009:
Visiting Scientist, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Illinois.

2 - week periods in the summers of 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014:
Visiting investigator, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University

Honors
  1. World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Norbert Gerbier MUMM International Award for 2014 for the research paper entitled “Climate response to changes to atmospheric carbon dioxide and solar irradiance on the time scale of days to weeks”. This paper was published 2012 in the Environmental Research Letters, Volume 7. Shared the award with collaborators Profs. Long Cao of China and Ken Caldeira of USA.
  2. Lead Author for Chapter 4 "Future global climate: scenario-based projections and near -term information" of the IPCC AR6 WG1 report
  3. Contributing author for Chapter 7 on clouds and aerosols in IPCC WG1 AR5 report
  4. Numerous press releases, articles in news papers, interviews to Newspapers (New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian, The Economist, Forbes, Science, San Jose Mercury, Tri-Valley Herald, Sacramento Bee, Tracy Press, The Hindu, Times of India, PTI, Hindustan Times, DNA Bangalore, Financial Express, Times of India, Financial Express, Business Times, etc), TV (CBS) and Radio (BBC, NPR, Berkeley Radio, France, etc.) on research work related to high resolution global climate simulations, land cover change, deforestation, climate change and geoengineering (can be viewed by google search).
  5. Scopus Young Scientist Award in Earth Sciences 2008
  6. McGill-CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) Fellowship, 1990-1994.
  7. TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) Scholarship, one among 25 selected on a national (India) basis for a Joint TIFR-Pune University program in M.Sc Physics, 1986-1988.
  8. Government of India Merit Scholarship for achievement in State level 10th grade exams, 1981-1986.
  9. Merit Scholarship for achievement in 8th grade, 1979-1981.
Editor
  1. Editorial board member- Environmental Research Letters Review (an Institute of Physics Journal)– 2016-2018
  2. Editor, Earth System Dynamics (A journal of the European Geophysical Union)
  3. Guest Editor, Special section of Current Science on “Climate Change: Projections and Impact s in India”, August 2011
  4. Guest Editor for 2 papers related to climate change, Current Science, 2011
Memberships
  1. Theme Leader for the “Environmental Science and Climate Change” Theme, and IISc representative for the IMPRINT India Initiative.
  2. Member, Expert Committee on Climate Change, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, 2013 - present
  3. Member, Scientific Steering Committee - Analysis, Integration and Modeling of the Earth System(AIMES), International Geosphere-Biosphere Program(IGBP), Jan 2015 - Dec 2017.
  4. Member, Silver Jubilee Awards Committee of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, 2015 - 2016.
  5. American Geophysical Union – Member, 1996 - present
  6. Advisor, Indian Climate Research Network, 2011 - present

Citation Indices: (Source: Google Scholar)

Researchgate Score: (GBala's RG score)

Journal Publications

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Book Chapter, Reports, Editorials, Commentaries
  • 23.G. Bala and Akhilesh Gupta, 2018: ‘India forges ahead with solar-geoengineering studies’, Correspondence, Nature, 30 May 2018.
  • 22.G. Bala, 2018: Is ocean acidification from rising CO2 a grave threat? Guest Editorial, 114(1), 7-8, 10 January 2018.
  • 21.G. Bala and Thejna Tharammal, 2017: The threat of extreme heat waves and human “survivability” in South Asia, Research News, Current Science, 113(6), 1025.
  • 20. Jagmohan Sharma, Indu K Murthy, T Esteves, Payal Negi, Sushma S, G. Bala and NH Ravndranath: 2017: Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in the Indian Himalayan Region, Framework, Method and Guidelines, Submitted to the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
  • 19.NH Ravindranath, G. Bala, S. Upgupta, J. Mathangi, DS Anita, K Sindhu, V Kumar, J. Sharma, A Chaitra, RK Chaturvedi, IK Murthy, LD Bhatia, NK Agarwal, MSR Murhy and FM Qamer, Jan 2017: Projected impacts of climate change on forests in the Brahmaputra, Koshi and upper Indus river Basins, ICIMOD Research Report 2017/1.
  • 18.G. Bala and A. Gupta, 2017: Geoengineering and India, Meeting Report, Current Science, 113(3), 376-377.
  • 17.G. Bala, 2017: Why is a solution to climate Change, environmental degradation and the sustainability crisis eluding us? Guest Editorial, Current Science, 112(7), 1307-1308.
  • 16. G. Bala, 2016: Are volcanic eruptions causing the current global warming? Guest Editorial, Current Science, 110(3), 283-284.
  • 15. G. Bala and J Srinivasan, 2015: National Climate Science Conference, Meeting Report, Current Science, 109(5), 847-848.
  • 14. G. Bala, 2014: Should we choose geoengineering to reverse global warming? Guest Editorial, Current Science, 25 December 2014.
  • 13. G. Bala, 2014: Can Planting new trees help to reduce global warming, Guest Editorial, Current Science, 25 June 2014.
  • 12. G. Bala, 2013: Why the “hiatus” in global mean surface temperature in the last decade?, Guest Editorial, Current Science, 25 October 2013.
  • 11. G. Bala, 2013: Digesting 400 ppm for global mean CO2 concentration, Research News, Current Science, 104(11), 1471-1472.
  • 10. G. Bala, 2013: Space sunshades and climate change, Hand Book on Global Environmental Change
  • 9. N. H. Ravindranath, G. Bala, Anita Sagadevan, Rajiv Chaturvedi and Indu Murthy, 2013: Historical climate trends and climate change projections for Karnataka, Supported by Global Green Growth Institute, Seoul, S Korea.
  • 8. G. Bala, 2011: Counteracting climate change via solar radiation management, Commentary, Current Science, 101(11), 1418-1421.
  • 7. G. Bala, A. Sagadevan, R. Gopalakrishnan and M. Jayaraman, Chapter “Climate Variability and Climate Change Projections-Karnataka region” in the report “Karnataka Climate Change Action Plan” submitted to the government of Karnataka, May 2011.
  • 6. N. H. Ravindranath, G. Bala, 2011 “Forest sector and the global carbon cycle: Analysis of FAO Forest Resource Assessment and IPCC Assessments”, Submitted to Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Itay, Rome, 2011.
  • 5. N. H. Ravindranath, G. Bala, Savithri B., Vani S S, Sridhar Patgar, Beerappa M, Indu K Murthy, P R Bhat, Ranjith Gopalakrishnan, Mathangi Jayaraman, Madhushree Munsi, 2011: “Case study of the impacts of climate change on production and flow of forest products and its implications for the livelihoods in the Western Ghats”- NATCOM II report - submitted to the Ministry of Environment and forests.
  • 4. N. H. Ravindranath, G. Bala and others, 2010: “Climate change Vulnerability assessment for NE India” submitted to KFW, Germany.
  • 3. “Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity” chapter in “Climate Change and India: A 4x4 Assessment,. A sectoral and regional analysis for 2030s” released by MOEF on 16 November 2010 at New Delhi.
  • 2. T.J. Phillips, G. Bala, P. Gleckler, D. Lobell, A. Mirin, R. Maxwell. D. Rotman, 2008: Atmospheric climate model experiments performed at multiple resolutions, LDRD project report, LLNL-TR-400220, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA.
  • 1. G. Bala and K. Caldeira, 2006: Mitigation of Anthropogenic climate change via a macro-engineering scheme: Climate modeling results in Macro-Engineering: A Challenge for the Future, edited by V. Badescu, R. B. Cathcart and R.D.Schuiling, Springer publications, 316pp.
Presentations at Conference, Workshops and Meetings

2015

  • 146. G. Bala, 2015: Geoengineering Modeling Studies at IISc, INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF AEROSOLS & CHANGING CLIMATE ON MONSOON & EXTREME EVENTS, Ansal University, Gurgaon, New Delhi, January 12-14, 2015.
  • 145. G. Bala, N. Devaraju and A. Modak, 2015: Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects, CES Conference “Ecology in Space and Time”, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8-10 April, 2015.
  • 144. G. Bala, N. Devaraju and A. Modak, 2015: Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2-3 July 2015.
  • 143. N. Devaraju, and G. Bala, 2015: A model based investigation of the relative importance of CO2-fertilization, climate warming, nitrogen deposition and land use change on the global terrestrial carbon uptake in the historical period, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2-3 July 2015.
  • 142. Ananya Rao, G. Bala, and N. H. Ravindranath, 2015: Multi Model Assesment of Trends and Variability in Terrestrial Carbon Uptake in India, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2-3 July 2015.
  • 141. Sayli, T., Anil Kulkarni, and G. Bala, 2015: Estimation of glacier mass balance: An approach based on satellite-derived transient snowlines and temperature index driven by meteorological observations, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2-3 July 2015.
  • 140. M. Rohi, and G. Bala, 2015: Regional scale analysis of extremes in an SRM geoengineering simulation, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2-3 July 2015.
  • 139. G. Bala, 2015: SRM geoengineering and the global terrestrial carbon cycle, International Geoengineering workshop, Beijing Normal University, China, 26-28 August 2015.
  • 138. G. Bala, N. Devaraju and A. Modak, 2015: Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015.
  • 137. N. Devaraju, and G. Bala, 2015: A model based investigation of the relative importance of CO2-fertilization, climate warming, nitrogen deposition and land use change on the global terrestrial carbon uptake in the historical period, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015.
  • 136. Long Cao, G. Bala, and K. Caldeira, 2015: Characterizing the transient climate change to solar and CO2 forcing using the framework of rapid adjustment and slow feedback, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015.
  • 135. Ananya Rao, G. Bala, and N. H. Ravindranath, 2015: Multi Model Assesment of Trends and Variability in Terrestrial Carbon Uptake in India, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015.
  • 134. Sayli, T., Anil Kulkarni, and G. Bala, 2015: Estimation of glacier mass balance: An approach based on satellite-derived transient snowlines and temperature index driven by meteorological observations, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015.

2014

  • 133. G. Bala, “Trends and Variability of NPP in India”, Indo-US workshop on climate change and adaptation, ATREE, Bangalore, 20 February 2014.
  • 132. Sirisha Kalidindi, G. Bala, Angshuman Modak and Ken Caldeira, “Modeling of Solar Radiation Management: A comparison of simulations using reduced solar constant and stratospheric sulphate aerosols”, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April 2014.
  • 131. Long Cao, G. Bala, K. Caldeira and R. Nemani, “The effect of CO2-induced vegetation change on the interaction between cloud and climate”, International Conference on Clouds and Aerosols, Nanjing, China, 16-18 June 2014.
  • 130. G. Bala, “Overview of the fifth assessment report of the IPCC Working Group-1” International conference on climate change and sustainable development, Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS), 21-23 August 2014.
  • 129. G. Bala, “IPCC WG1 AR5 report – Climate Change in South Asia” Sixth National Workshop on Science of Climate Change: Indian Ocean and Monsoon Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, 1-2 September, 2014
  • 128. G. Bala, Sirisha Kalidindi, Angshuman Modak and Ken Caldeira, “Modeling of Solar Radiation Management: A comparison of simulations using reduced solar constant and stratospheric sulphate aerosols”, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December 2014.
  • 127. M. Rohi and G. Bala, “Regional Scale Analysis of Extremes in an SRM Geoengineering Simulation”, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December 2014.
  • 126. Gurjot Singh, Prosenjit Ghosh, G. Bala and David Bastviken, “Air-water CO2 fluxes in five hyper eutrophic lakes in Bangalore, India, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December 2014.
  • 125. N. Devaraju and G. Bala, “Effect of large scale deforestation on Hadley circulation and Monsoons in NCAR CAM5.0”, 5th National Climate Change Conference, IIT-Delhi, 19-20 December 2014.
  • 124. Ananya Rao and G. Bala, “Multi-model assessment of trends and variability in terrestrial carbon uptake in India”, 5th National Climate Change Conference, IIT-Delhi, 19-20 December 2014.
  • 123. Sayli Atul Tawde and G. Bala, “Estimating the equilibrium line altitude from satellite-derived transient snow lines and in situ temperature and precipitation data”, 5th National Climate Change Conference, IIT-Delhi, 19-20 December 2014.
  • 122. Angshuman Modak and G. Bala, “Sensitivity of the simulated geoengineered climate to the altitude of sulfate aerosol prescription”, 5th National Climate Change Conference, IIT-Delhi, 19-20 December 2014.

2013

  • 121. A. Modak, and G. Bala, “Existence of regional disparities in precipitation due to the atmospheric circulation in a geoengineered world”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 120. N. Devaraju and G. Bala, “Effect of tropical deforestation on energy balance and climate”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 119. Ananya Rao, G. Bala, N. Devaraju, “Trends and variability in terrestrial carbon stocks and fluxes for the South Asian region”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 118. G. Bala, and R. Chaturvedi, “Trends and variability in satellite derived NPP in India”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 117. Gurjot Singh, N.H. Ravindranath, G. Bala and others, “Bangalore carbon mapping study: Assessing cities’ potential for carbon storage and sequestration”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 116. Sirisha, K., G. Bala, A. Modak, and K. Caldeira, “Does turning down the solar constant have same climatic effect as prescribing aerosols into the stratosphere?”,  4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 115. Vijay Kumar, V. A., M. Jayaraman, Rajiv K Chaturvedi, G. Bala, N. H. Ravindranath,, “Estimating the uncertainty in climate impact projections for Indian terrestrial ecosystem using DGVM (LPJ) with CMIP5 climate models” , 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.
  • 114. Chaturvedi, R. K., A. Kulkarni, Y. Karyakarte, Jaideep Joshi, G. Bala, “Glacial Mass Balance Changes in Karakoram and Himalaya based on Multi-Model Projections”, 4th National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Chennai, 26-27 October 2013.

2012

  • 113. G. Bala, “Climate Projections for South Asia and Southeast Asia”, Workshop on ASEAN-India climate change Initiative, 27-28 June, Bangalore.
  • 112. G.Bala, “NCAR-CESM1: Coupled climate and carbon cycle modeling”, Summer Short Course for Earth System Modeling and Supercomputing, Video conference talk, 17 July 2012.
  • 111. G. Bala, “Climate Change and Carbon Cycle Research at IISc” National workshop on Climate Change, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, 7 September 2012.
  • 110. G. Bala, R. Chaturvedi, N. H. Ravindranath: CMIP5 based multi-model multi-scenario climate projections for India, 3rd National Communication to UNFCCC meeting, New Delhi, 13 September, 2012.
  • 109. G. Bala, “Greening of India? Trends and variability in satellite-derived NPP in India”, Second Workshop of the Greenhouse Gas Budgets of South and Southeast Asia, Center for International forestry research, Bogor, Indonesia, 11 October, 2012.
  • 108. G. Bala, “Current Research Trends Climate Science”, Keynote address, 3rd National Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, 3 November 2012.
  • 107. G. Bala and A. Modak: Stratospheric geoengineering: Sensitivity of the global hydrological cycle to the latitudinal distribution of aerosols, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, 7 December, 2012.
  • 106. L. Cao, G. Bala, K. Caldeira: Climate response on the time scale of days to changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, 5 December, 2012.

2011

  • 105. G. Bala and B. Nag, “Albedo enhancement over land to counteract climate change: Hydrological consequences”, Expert Meeting on Geoengineering, Lima, Peru, June 2011
  • 104. G. Bala, “What is the science in Geoengineering?” Workshop on Monsoon variability, IISc, Bangalore, 17-19 August 2011.
  • 103. L.Cao, K. Caldeira, and G. Bala, Fast adjustment of the climate system to changes in atmospheric CO2 and solar radiation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Dec. 2011
  • 102. G. Bala, “Geoengineering Research in India: Climate modeling”, Geoengineering workshop organized by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water, 21 Sept 2011, New Delhi.
  • 101. G. Bala, “Should we do geoengineering research?” Second National Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 5 November 2011.

2010

  • 100. G.Bala, N. H. Ravindranath, R. Gopalakrishnan, R. Chaturvedi, J. Mathangi, “Simulated future terrestrial carbon uptake over India: uncertainty from CO2-fertilization” IIT-Kgp Bioenergy symposium, 5-7 January 2010.
  • 99. Tapash Das, H. G. Hidalgo, M. D. Dettinger, D. R. Cayan, D. W. Pierce, C. Bonfils , T. P.Barnett, G. Bala, and A. Mirin. 2010. Structure and Detectability of Trends in HydrologicalMeasures over the western United States. 90th Annual Meeting, Weather, Climate, and Society: New Demands on Science and Services, Atlanta, GA 17–21 January 2010
  • 98. G.Bala, N. H. Ravindranath, R. Gopalakrishnan, J. Mathangi, “Climate Change Modeling and CO2 dynamics” Meeting on climate change and forests, CST, IISc, 19 February 2010.
  • 97. G. Bala, “Climate modeling of geoengineering”, National Conference on Climate Change, IIT-Delhi, 5-6 March 2010.
  • 96. G. Bala, K. Caldeira, R. Nemani, L.Cao, G. Ban-Weiss, H-J.Shin, Climate modelling of marine cloud Albedo enhancement, Asilomar conference on geoengineering, Monterey, CA, USA, 22-26 March 2010.
  • 95. G. Bala, “Geoengineering – The Scientific Basis”, Climate Change Workshop, IITM, Pune, September 2010.
  • 94. G. Bala, Ken Caldeira, Rama Nemani, Long Cao, George Ban-Weiss, and Ho-Jeong Shin, “Impacts on the Hydrological Cycle of Counteracting Global Warming with Albedo Changes over Oceans or Land”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 13-17 December 2010.
  • 93. G. Ban-Weiss, G. Bala, L. Cao, K. Caldeira, “Understanding the climate consequences of evapotranspiration changes: A theoretical perspective” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 13-17 December 2010.

2009

  • 92. G. Bala, Jan 2009: “Impact of geoengineering schemes on the global hydrological cycle: Insights from radiative forcing and fast climate response” CAOS, IISc.
  • 91. G. Bala, “High-resolution global modeling for regional impact assessments”, CMMACS, 11-12 March 2009 discussion meeting, Bangalore.
  • 90. G. Bala, May 2009: “Fast Vs. Slow Response in Climate change: Implications to sunshade geoengineering”, Informal meeting on geoengineering, Carnegie Institution, Stanford, CA.
  • 89. G. Bala, July 2009: “Energy demand and fossil fuel emissions”, Workshop on climate change, Divecha Center for Climate Change, IISc.
  • 88. G. Bala, July 2009: “Climate Feedbacks”, Workshop on climate change, Divecha Center for Climate Change, IISc.
  • 87. G. Bala, July 2009: “Introduction to global carbon cycle”, Workshop on climate change, Divecha Center for Climate Change, IISc.
  • 86. G. Bala, July 2009: “Geoengineering to mitigate climate change”, Workshop on climate change, Divecha Center for Climate Change, IISc.
  • 85. G. Bala, P.B. Duffy and K. E. Taylor, August 2009: “Impact of geoengineering schemes on the global hydrological cycle”, 94th ESA (Ecological Society of America) meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 84. G. Bala, N. H. Ravindranath, R. Chaturvedi, R. Gopalakrishnan, M. Jayaraman, S. Swarnim, N. Sharma, and S. Afreen, October 2009: “Impact of Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems in India” National Communication to UNIFCC-II (NATCOM-II), New Delhi.
  • 83. L.Cao, G. Bala, K. Caldeira, R. Nemani, G. Ban-weiss, December 2009: “Global warming increased by the response of land plants to CO2”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.
  • 82. A.Jain, M.Liang, R.Barman, M.Erickson, L. Cao, and G. Bala, Landuse and land cover changes and associated changes in hydrological cycle and energy exchanges processes in Monsoon Asia Region (Invited), AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.
  • 81. G.Ban-Weiss, K. Caldeira, L. Cao, G. Bala, Climate response to black carbon aerosols – Dependence of Altitude, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.
  • 80. T. Das, H. G. Hidalgo, M. D. Dettinger, D. R. Cayan, D. W. Pierce, C. Bonfils , T. P.Barnett, G. Bala, and A. Mirin December 2009: “Structure and Detectability of Trends in Hydrological Measures over the western United States”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

2008

  • 79. P. Caldwell, S. Chin, D. Bader, and G. Bala, May 2008: Evaluation of a WRF dynamical downscaling over California, Postdoc Symposium, LLNL, Livermore, CA
  • 78. P. Caldwell, S. Chin, D. Bader, and G. Bala, June 2008: Evaluation of a WRF dynamical downscaling over California, WRF Workshop, Boulder, CO.
  • 77. P. Caldwell, S. Chin, D. Bader, and G. Bala, August 2008: Evaluation of a WRF dynamical downscaling over California, AMS applied Meteorology conference, Whistler, Canada
  • 76. Bala, G., R. Rood, A. Mirin, J. McClean, K. Achuta Rao, D. Bader, P. Gleckler, R. Neale, P. Rash, 2008: Evaluation of a high-resolution CCSM3 simulation with a Finite Volume dynamical core for the atmosphere, Directorate Review Committee Poster Symposium, LLNL, May 2008, Livermore, CA
  • 75. Celine Bonfils, Benjamin D. Santer, David W. Pierce, G. Bala, Tim P. Barnet, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Andrew W. Wood, Michael Dettinger, Daniel R. Cayan, Art Mirin, Tapash Das, Detection and attribution of temperature changes in the mountainous western United States, Directorate Review Committee Poster Symposium, LLNL, May 2008, Livermore, CA
  • 74. G. Bala, April 2008, Sunshade geoengineering and global hydrology, Special seminar, Carnegie Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • 73. D. Ivanova, J. McClean, F. Bryan, G. Bala, A. Mirin, March 2008: North Atlantic deep water formation as depicted by coupled climate models: Biases and Variability, AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida
  • 72. G. Bala, Climate modeling of sunshade geoengineering, Feb 2008, Workshop on geoengineering, Center for Global Security Research, LLNL , Livermore, CA

2007

  • 71. G. Bala, Will sunshade geoengineering schemes lead to reduced rainfall? Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 70. Lobell, D., G. Bala, A. Mirin, T. Phillips, R. Maxwell, D. Rotman, Global climate model simulations with a realistic representation of irrigation, Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 69. Celine Bonfils, Benjamin D. Santer, David W. Pierce, G. Bala, Tim P. Barnet, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Andrew W. Wood, Michael Dettinger, Daniel R. Cayan, Art Mirin, Tapash Das, Detection and attribution of temperature changes in the mountainous western United States, Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 68. Tim P. Barnett, David W. Pierce, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Celine Bonfils, Benjamin D. Santer, Tapash Das, Daniel R. Cayan, Michael D. Dettinger, G. Bala, Arthur A. Mirin, Andrew W. Wood, 2007: Human-induced changes in the hydrology of the western United States
  • 67. Hidalgo H.G., Das T., Dettinger M.D., Cayan D.R., Pierce D.W., Barnett T.P., Bala G., Mirin A., Wood, A.W., Bonfils C., Santer B.D., Nozawa T, Detection and attribution of climate change in streamflow timing of the western United States, Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 66. Das, T., H. Hidalgo, M. Dettinger, D. Cayan, D. Pierce, G. Bala, Structure and origin of trends in hydrologic measures over the western US, Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 65. David W. Pierce, Tim P. Barnett, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Tapash Das, Celine Bonfils, Benjamin D. Santer, G. Bala, Michael D. Dettinger, Daniel R. Cayan, Art Mirin, Andrew W. Wood, Toru Nozawa, Detection and attribution of anthropogenically induced changes in snowpack over the western U.S., Dec 2007, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 64. Bala, G., R. Rood, A. Mirin, J. McClean, D. Ivanova, P. Gleckler, D. Bader, K. Achuta Rao, K. Taylor, P. Rash, J. Hack, R. Neale, Jan 2007: Evaluation of CCSM3 simulation using the Finite Volume dynamical core at 1 deg resolution for the atmospheric dynamics, AMWG Winter meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO.
  • 63. Covey, C., D. Bader, G. Bala, A. Mirin, N. C. Norton, B. Otto-Blesner, M. Wehner, June 2007: Almost the longest CCSM3 simulation, CCSM Workshop, NCAR, Boulder, CO.

2006

  • 62. Bala. G., K. Caldeira, M. Wickett, T. Phillips, D. Lobell, Will Afforestation Strategies help mitigate global warming, Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 61. Caldeira, K., G. Bala, M. Wickett, T. Phillips, D. Lobell, Carbon, Biophysics, and Climate: Where do forests warm? Where do forests cool? Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 60. Duffy, P. B., G. Bala, P. J. Gleckler, K.E. Taylor, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, Global climate simulation in a multi-scale modeling framework: Sensitivity to GCM-resolution, Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 59. McClearn, J. L., G. Bala, A. Mirin, D.P. Ivanova, R. Rood, Fidelity of the ocean and ice in a new CCSM simulation with a Finite-Volume dynamical core in a 1-deg x 1.25-deg atmosphere. Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 58. Mirin, A., G. Bala, P. J. Gleckler, K. E. Taylor, R. Rood, D. Bader, D. Rotman, CCSM simulations using a finite volume numerical method for the atmosphere model: Present-day climate, Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 57. Kim, S., T.J.Crowley, D. J. Erickson, G. Bala, P. B. Duffy, B. Lee, High-resolution climate simulation of the last glacial maximum, Dec 2006, Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 56. Bala, G., A. Mirin, J. McClean, and D. Ivanova, Coupled climate simulation using the Finite Volume dynamical core at the 1x1.25 resolution, June 2006, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA.
  • 55. Cedric Drui, G. Bala. R. B. Rood, Sensitivity of simulated continental precipitation to dynamical core and resolution, June 2006, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA.
  • 54. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, M. Wickett, T. J. Phillips, D. Lobell, C. Delire and A. Mirin, Effects of global deforestation from a hierarchy of model simulations. March 2006, CCSM Biogeochemistry working group meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA.
  • 53. Mirin, A., G. Bala, Coupled FV simulations at one degree resolution, March 2006 Atmospheric modeling working group meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA
  • 52. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, Multi-century changes to global climate and carbon cycle model: Results from a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, 2006, Energy and Environment Directorate Review, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA.

2005

  • 51. Kim, S., T J Crowley, D J Erickson, B Govindasamy, P B Duffy, High-resolution simulation of the global climate and Asian monsoon at 6000 years BP, December 2005, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 50. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, Biophysical effects of CO2-fertilization on global climate, December 2005, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 49. S. Gibbard, K. Caldeira, G. Bala, T. J. Phillips, Climate effects of global deforestation, December 2005, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 48. D. Lobell, G. Bala, P. Duffy, Biophysical impacts of cropland management changes on climate, December 2005, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 47. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, Multi-century changes to global climate and carbon cycle model: Results from a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, October 2005, 7th CO2 conference, Boulder, CO, USA.
  • 46. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, Multi-century changes to global climate and carbon cycle model: Results from a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, June 2005, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA.
  • 45. Rood, R. B., G. Bala, and A. Mirin, Sensitivity of the simulated Arctic Sea Ice in the Finite Volume configuration of the coupled model CCSM3, June 2005, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA.
  • 44. Bala, G., K. Caldeira, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, Multi-century changes to global climate and carbon cycle model: Results from a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, June 2005, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA
  • 43. Duffy, P., G. Bala, High resolution simulations with CAM3, March 2005 Atmospheric modeling working group meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA
  • 42. G. Bala, P. B. Duffy, M. Khairoutdinov, and D. Randall, Sensitivity of SP-CAM3 simulations to GCM resolution and the CSRM domain size: Preliminary results, Cloud modeling workshop, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

2004

  • 41. K. Caldeira, Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, A Three-Dimensional Coupled Climate-Carbon Simulation of a Business-As-Usual Carbon Emissions Pathway to Year 2300, 2004 AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 40. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Carbon Cycle Sensitivity to Climate Change: Results from a Comprehensive GCM-Based Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, 2004 AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 39. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Update on the coupled climate and carbon cycle modeling at LLNL, December 2004, C4MIP meeting, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • 38. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Carbon Cycle Sensitivity to Climate Change: Results from a Comprehensive GCM-Based Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, October 2004, DOE CCPP meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • 37. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire: Increase of Carbon Cycle Feedback with Climate Sensitivity: Results from a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, June 2004, CCSM workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
  • 36. Wehner, M., B. Govindasamy, P. Duffy, B. Santer: Can CCSM3 be used to predict changes in the hurricane cycle by direct simulation? June 2004, CCSM workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
  • 35. S. Thompson, B. Govindasamy, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Updates on the coupled carbon simulations at LLNL, June 2004, CCSM workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
  • 34. B. Govindasamy, K. E. Taylor, and P. B. Duffy, Regional Climate Studies: Modeling, Diagnostics, Detection and Attribution, and Impacts, 2004, Energy and Environment Directorate Review, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA.

2003

  • 33. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Carbon Cycle Sensitivity to Climate Change: Results from a Comprehensive GCM-Based Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, 2003 AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 32. S. Thompson, B. Govindasamy, M. Wickett, A. Mirin, J. Milovich, K. Caldeira and C. Delire, A coupled carbon cycle in PCM2: Transient simulations for 1870-2100, October 2003, Bay Area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • 31. Govindasamy, B., S. Thompson, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, Carbon Cycle Sensitivity to Climate Change: Results from a Comprehensive GCM-Based Climate and Carbon Cycle Model, October 2003, Bay Area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • 30. S. Thompson, B. Govindasamy, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire: A coupled carbon cycle in PCM2: Transient simulations for 1870-2100. June 2003, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA.
  • 29. B. Govindasamy, S. Thompson, P. B. Duffy, K. Caldeira and C. Delire, Impacts of Geoengineering schemes on the terrestrial biosphere, 2003 Gordon Conference on Solar radiation and Climate, New Hampshire, USA.
  • 28. B. Govindasamy, and P. B. Duffy, Simulations of Global climate with a high-resolution an atmospheric model, June 2003, IUGG meeing, Sapporo, Japan.
  • 27. S. Thompson, B. Govindasamy, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, K. Caldeira , and C. Delire, A comprehensive GCM-based climate and carbon cycle model: Transient simulations to year 2100 using prescribed CO2 emissions, 2003, European Geophysical Union meeting, Nice, France.
  • 26. B. Govindasamy, and P. B. Duffy, High-resolution global simulation of the climatic effects of increased greenhouse gases, January 2003, Annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, USA.

2002

  • 25. Duffy, P.B., B. Govindasamy, Simulations of global climate with a high resolution model of the atmosphere, 2002, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • 24. Thompson, S. L., B. Govindasamy, J. Milovich, A. Mirin, M. Wickett, and C. Delire, A comprehensive GCM-based climate and carbon cycle model: Transient simulations to year 2100 using prescribed greenhouse gas emissions, 2002, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • 23. Wickett, M., B. Govindasamy, J. Milovich, A. Mirin, S. Thompson, and C. Delire, A comprehensive GCM-based climate and carbon cycle model: Description and equilibrium simulations, 2002, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • 22. Orr, J.C., B. Govindasamy, P. B. Duffy and J. A. Taylor, Rectification changes with model resolution and from year to year, 2002, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • 21. B. Govindasamy, S. L. Thompson, P. B. Duffy, K. Caldeira, and C. Delire, Impact of geoengineering schemes on the terrestrial biosphere, 2002, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • 20. B. Govindasamy, S. Thompson, P. B. Duffy, K. Caldeira and C. Delire, Impacts of Geoengineering schemes on the terrestrial biosphere, October 2002, Bay Area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • 19. S. Thompson, B. Govindasamy, M. Wickett, A. Mirin, J. Milovich, K. Caldeira and C. Delire, A GCM-based comprehensive climate and carbon cycle model: Description and equilibrium simulations, October 2002, Bay Area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • 18. Duffy, P., B. Govindasamy, Preliminary Results from Climate Simulations with a High-Resolution Global Atmospheric Model, June 2002, CCSM workshop, Breckenridge, CO, USA
  • 17. Mears, C. A., M. Schabel, F. Wentz, B. D. Santer, and B. Govindasamy, Correcting the MSU middle tropospheric temperature for diurnal drifts, 2002: International Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium, Volume III, pg. 1839-1841, 2002

2001

  • 16. Thompson, S. L., B. Govindasamy, C. Delire, and J. A. Foley, 2001; Interannual variability of the carbon cycle in a coupled model of climate and the terrestrial biosphere, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • 15. Duffy, P.B., B. Govindasamy, S. Thompson, and J. Milovich, High Resolution Simulations of Global Climate Using the CCM3 Atmospheric General Circulation Model, AGU Fall meeting, December 2001, San Francisco, CA
  • 14. Govindasamy, B., P. B. Duffy, S. Thompson, and J. Milovich, High-Resolution global simulation of the climatic effects of increased greenhouse gases, AGU Fall meeting, December 2001, San Francisco, CA
  • 13. Duffy, P.B., B. Govindasamy, S. Thompson, and J. Milovich, High Resolution Simulations of Global Climate Using the CCM3 Atmospheric General Circulation Model, Bay area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, October 2001, Berkeley, CA
  • 12. Govindasamy, B., P. B. Duffy, S. Thompson, and J. Milovich, High-Resolution global simulation of the climatic effects of increased greenhouse gases, Bay area Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, October 2001, Berkeley, CA
  • 11. Govindasamy, B., P. B. Duffy, S. Thompson, and J. Milovich, High Resolution Simulations of Global Climate Using the CCM3 Atmospheric General Circulation Model, CCPP meeting, October 2001, San Diego, CA
  • 10. Hnilo, J., M. Wehner, and B. Govindasamy, 2001: An examination of the sensitivity of a GCM to a coupled and uncoupled mode, 12th Symposium on Global change studies and climate variations, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

2000

  • 9. Thompson, S. L., B. Govindasamy, C. Delire, and J. A. Foley, 2000; Interannual variability of the carbon cycle in a coupled model of climate and the terrestrial biosphere, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • 8. B. Govindasamy, Phil Duffy, and Ken Caldeira, 2000: Land use change and Northern Hemisphere cooling, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA.

1994-1999

  • 7. Teller, E., K. Caldeira, G. Canavan, B. Govindasamy, A. Grossman, R. Hyde, M.Ishikawa, A. Ledebuhr, C. Leith, C. Molenkamp, J. Nuckolls, and L. Wood, 1999: Long-range weather prediction and prevention of climate catastrophes: A status report. 24th International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies, Erice, Italy, 19-24 August 1999.
  • 6. Ken Caldeira, and B. Govindasamy, 1999: Geoengineering earth's radiation balance to mitigate CO2-induced climate change, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco.
  • 5. B. Govindasamy, P.B.Duffy, B. Santer, K.E.Taylor, A.S.Grossman, and K.E.Grant, 1999: Explicit representation of trace gases versus Equivalent CO2: Implications for understanding climate change from pre-industrial period to present, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco.
  • 4. A. Grossman, B. Govindasamy, K. E. Grant and P. Duffy, 1999: Global warming potentials modified for differences in climate sensitivity, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco
  • 3. G.Balasubramanian, and S.T.Garner, 1996: The role of eddy momentum fluxes in shaping the lifecycle of a Baroclinic wave. Joint AMS-RMS 7th conference on mesoscale processes, Reading, United Kingdom.
  • 2. G.Balasubramanian, and M.K.Yau, 1994: Interaction between slantwise convection and marine cyclogenesis: A conceptual picture and sensitivity studies. Sixth conference on mesoscale processes, Portland, Oregon.
  • 1. G.Balasubramanian, and M.K.Yau, 1994: An evaluation of the interaction between slantwise convection and marine cyclogenesis. Preprint volume of Cyclone symposium, Bergen, Norway.
  • Please note that the author has used his other names B. Govindasamy and G. Balasubramanian in older publications.
Invited Talks

Before 2008

  1. "Climate Modeling at LLNL" at Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical University (AAMU), May 2001
  2. "High Resolution Global Climate Modeling at LLNL" at Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical University (AAMU), April 2002
  3. "Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Modeling at LLNL" at Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical University (AAMU), Oct. 2003
  4.  "Increase of carbon cycle feedback with global warming" at Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical University (AAMU), May 2004
  5. "Coupled climate-carbon cycle modeling at LLNL: Progress and Challenges" Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Jan. 2006, Berkeley.
  6. "Consequences of releasing all the estimated fossil fuels by year 2300" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting, Feb. 2006, St. Louis
  7. "Global warming: Evidence, causes, long-term impacts, and the role of transportation" at CalStart's California's transportation energy future conference, 1 Dec. 2005, Los Angeles
  8.  "Global warming: Evidence, causes, and long-term impacts" at Department of Physics, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, Alabama, April, 2006
  9.  "Evaluation of CCSM3 simulation using the Finite Volume dynamical core at 1 deg resolution for the atmospheric dynamics" at the Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India, June 2007
  10.  "Climatic consequences of large scale land cover change" at the Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India, June 2007
  11. “Modeling the interaction between global climate and carbon cycle”, IITM, Pune, September 2008
  12. “Sunshade geoengineering and global hydrology”, IITM, Pune, September 2008
  13. “Physics of Climate Change”, Department of Physics, IISc, October, 2008.
  14. “Climate Modeling”, CDAC, University of Poona, Pune, September 2008.

2009

  1. “Impact of geoengineering schemes on the global hydrological cycle: Insights from radiative forcing and fast climate response”, EESS Seminar, Stanford University., May 2009
  2. “Impact of geoengineering schemes on the global hydrological cycle: Insights from radiative forcing and fast climate response” NASA/AMES, Mountain view, California., June 2009.
  3. “Impact of geoengineering schemes on the global hydrological cycle: Insights from radiative forcing and fast climate response” Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, June 2009
  4. “Physics of Climate Change”, Department of Physics, Jain College, Bangalore, India, July 2009.
  5. “Science of Climate Change”, Department of Physics and Electronics, Indian Academy Degree College, Bangalore, India, August 2009.
  6. “Geoengineering to combat climate change” The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysore, Karnataka, India, September 2009.
  7. “Science of Climate Change” Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India, 21 October 2009.
  8. “Where does the emitted CO2 end up?” Alpha College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, 4 November 2009.
  9. “An overview of Climate Change”, Architecture Department, Ramaiah College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, 12 November 2009.
  10. “Climate Projections for the globe and India”, Climate change and forests- Orientation program for Karnataka Forest Department, CST, IISc, Bangalore-12, 13 November 2009.

2010

  1. “The global carbon cycle”, Indian Science Congress, Trivandrm, 5 January 2010.
  2. “Climate Modeling of Geoengineering” Afro-Asian Conclave, JNCASR, 11 Feb. 2010
  3. “Global climate change modeling”, National Space Science Symposium, Rajkot, Gujarat, 26 February 2010.
  4. “Brightening of marine clouds to counteract global warming” Climate Change Seminar, Divecha Center for Climate Change, 4 March 2010.
  5. “The Global Carbon Cycle” HSBC Climate Champions-Earth Watch, Sirsi, Karnataka, 17 April 2010.
  6. “An overview of Climate Change” Center for Environmental Studies and Research (CESAR), Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, 6 June 2010.
  7. “Challenges in modeling the global climate and carbon cycle” NASA-AMES, Moffett field, CA, USA, 8 July 2010.
  8. “Albedo Enhancement of Marine Clouds to Counter Global Warming”, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution, Stanford University, 13 July 2010.
  9. “An overview of Climate Change” Department of Statistics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 15 October 2010.
  10. "The Global Carbon Cycle", IISc-Earthwatch Climate Champions Program for HSBC employees, Sirsi-Karnataka, 3 December 2010
  11. “Introduction to global carbon cycle”, DST-SERC School, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 7 December 2010.
  12. “Climate mitigation via geoengineering” DST-SERC School, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 7 December 2010.
  13. “Challenges in Modeling the global climate and carbon cycle” Indio-French workshop on applied mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 9 December 2010.

2011

  1. “Geoengineering”, 22nd meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet, New Delhi, 2nd February 2011.
  2. “Climate Stabilization via Geoengineering”, Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 2nd February 2011.
  3. “An overview on Climate Change”, Physics Department, Bangalore University, 10 February 2011.
  4. “Climate modeling and massive datasets”, Workshop on Scientific Discovery through intensive data exploration”, JNCASR, Bangalore, 11 February 2011
  5. “Climate change and its impacts” Keynote address, Department of Civil Engineering, R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, 23 February 2011.
  6. “Climate mitigation via Geoengineering”, Climate champion program for HSBC employees, Sirsi, Karnataka, April 2011.
  7. "Introduction to atmospheric, climate and carbon cycle science" Training for higher secondary students participating in International Earth Science Olympiad, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 11 May 2011
  8. “Science, Impacts and Mitigation of Climate change” Mathematics Department, Bangalore University, Bangalore, 31 May 2011.
  9. “The Science, Impacts and Mitigation of Climate Change” Mathematics Department, MES College, Bangalore, 5 September 2011.
  10. “Climate mitigation via Geoengineering”, Climate champion program of Earth Watch, Sirsi, Karnataka, 26 November 2011.
  11. “Why should we be concerned about Global Warming?” DST Inspire Program for PU students, Sri Siddaganga College of Arts and Science for Women, Tumkur, 15 December 2011.
  12. “General circulation of the atmosphere”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 17 December 2011
  13. “Geoengineering”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 20 December 2011.
  14. “Climate Feedbacks”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 21 December 2011.

2012

  1. “Why should we be concerned about global warming” Key note address, Seminar on Impacts of Climate Change, Department of Civil Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Technology, Coimbatore, 24 Jan. 2012
  2. “What is the latest in Climate Change?” Seminar on Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture, 5 May 2012, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.
  3. “Climate change projections for India” Discussion meeting on climate change impacts on India at CICERO, Oslo, Norway, 23-26 May 2012.
  4. “Climate change projections for ASEAN region” Meeting of ASEAN-India – Expert on Climate Change, Bangalore, 26-29 June 2012.

2013

  1. “Short lived climate forcers with reference to Black carbon” Ministerial meeting of BASIC countries, Chennai, Feb 15-16, 2013
  2. “Challenges in Modeling the climate system” Indo-UK Technology Foresight workshop, New Delhi, 19-21 March 2013.
  3. “General circulation of the atmosphere”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 6 March 2013
  4. “Geoengineering”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8 March 2013.
  5. “Climate Feedbacks”, Training on Snow studies, climate change and Remote Sensing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 6 March 2013.
  6. “Use of statistical tools in Climate Science” Department of Statistics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 15 March 2013.
  7. “General circulation of the atmosphere”, Indo-Swiss Training Program in Glaciology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 3 April 2013
  8. "Fast Vs. Slow Response in climate Change”, Climate Change Seminar, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, 27 June 2013.
  9. “The Science of Climate Change”, Department of Physics, Nijalingappa College, KLE Society, Bangalore.
  10. "Fast Vs. Slow Response in climate Change”, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, 26 August 2013.
  11. “The Science of Geoengineering”, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, 27 August 2013.
  12. “Challenges in Modeling the Climate System”, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, 28 August 2013.
  13. “An overview of Geoengineerng”, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Climate change seminar series, 25 Sept. 2013.
  14. “What is new in the latest IPCC report” Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 18 October 2013.
  15. “Feedbacks in the Climate System”, Training Program on Climate Modeling, Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 20 December 2013.

2014

  1. "The General Circulation”, Training Program on Climate Science, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 23 January 2014.
  2. “The Global Carbon Cycle”, Training Program on Climate Science, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 23 January 2014.
  3. “An overview of Climate Change”, Department of Mathematics, Bangalore University, 5 February 2014.
  4. “The Global Carbon Cycle”, Department of Mathematics, Bangalore University, 5 February 2014.
  5. “Quantifying Feedbacks: A hard climate science Problem?”, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 20 March 2014.
  6. “What is the latest in Climate Science”, Department of Statistics, MS University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 2 May 2014.
  7. “CMIP5-Earth System Models-Options” India’s third National Communication (NATCOM-3) workshop on climate change projections, Impacts-Vulnerability-Adaptation, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, 21-22 May 2014.
  8. “Key messages from the latest IPCC report on Climate Change”, Institute of Wood Science and Research, Bangalore, 30 May 2014.
  9. “The General Circulation”, Training on Glaciers, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 26 May –6 June 2014.
  10. “Geoengineering”, Training on Glaciers, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 26 May –6 June 2014.
  11. “Climate Feedbacks”, Training on Glaciers, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 26 May –6 June 2014.
  12. “Climate Change and Sea Level Rise”, Institution of Engineers (India), Karnataka State Center, Bangalore, 5 June 2014.
  13. “The Science of geoengineering”, Guest Speaker, Climate Geoengineering Governance Workshop, Council on Energy, Environment and Water, New Delhi, 23-24 June 2014.
  14. “Doing Science with Earth System Models”, Training Program in Climate Modeling, Center for Atmospheric Sciences, IIT-Delhi, 30 June 2014.
  15. “Can geoengineering Address Climate Change?”, Open NASA Earth Exchange, Virtual Workshop and Challenge 2014, NASA-AMES, Moffett Field, California, USA, 16 July 2014.

2015

  1. “Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects”, Annual Monsoon Workshop, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 2-3 March 2015.
  2. “Key Messages from AR5 IPCC report on Climate Change”, IPCC outreach event, Doon University, Dehradun, 11 March 2015.
  3. “Should we be concerned about climate change?” Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 30 March 2015.
  4. “The General Circulation”, Training on Glacier studies, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8-19 June 2015.
  5. “Geoengineering”, Training on Glacier studies, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8-19 June 2015.
  6. “Climate Feedbacks”, Training on Glacier studies, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8-19 June 2015.
  7. “The Global Carbon Cycle”, Training on Glacier studies, Climate Change and Remote Sensing, Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 8-19 June 2015.
  8. “Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects”, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University, 24 July 2015.
  9. “Terrestrial Ecosystem Response to Climate Change”, Seventh National Workshop on Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Development, 19-20 August, 2015, National Centre for Earth Science Studies (NCESS), Thiruvananthapuram.
  10. “CMIP5-Earth System Models-Options”, Workshop on Climate Change Projections, Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation for Third National Communication- MoEFCC, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, 28-29 October 2015.
Reviewer
  1. Nature
  2. Nature Geoscience
  3. Nature Climate Change
  4. Nature Communications
  5. Nature – Scientific Reports
  6. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society (A)
  7. Current Science
  8. Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science
  9. Journal of Climate
  10. Geophysical Research Letters
  11. Global Change Biology
  12. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres
  13. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences
  14. Climate Dynamics
  15. Climatic Change
  16. Climate Research
  17. Atmospheric Science Letters
  18. Environmental Research Letters
  19. Earth System Dynamics
  20. EOS
  21. International Journal of Greenhouse gas control
  22. Journal of Earth System Science
  23. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
  24. Global Environmental Change
  25. Advances in Space Research
  26. Biogeosciences
  27. Global Change Biology Bioenergy
  28. Journal of Biosciences
  29. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems
  30. International Journal of Climatology
  31. International Journal of Global Warming
  32. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
  33. Earth Interactions
  34. Remote Sensing Letters
  35. DST, MOES, MOEFCC proposals
  36. US DOE’s Climate Change Prediction Program (CCPP) proposals
  37. US National Science Foundation (NSF), Climate and Large scale dynamics Program.
  38. Stanford University’s GCEP proposal
Grants
  1. “Reversing Climate Change Via Geoengineering: Impacts on developing countries like India" DST, Major R&D Program grant of Rs. 1.11 crores for April 2017-April 2020, PI
  2. “Climate Modeling of Geoengineering” DST grant of Rs. 18,00,000 for Feb 2013-Feb 2016, PI
  3. “Strengthening an existing center of excellence in climate change – Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore” funded by DST at the level of Rs. 3.5 crores for five years (2013-2017) PIs: J. Srinivasan, G. Bala, Anil Kulkarni, G.S.Bhat and S.K.Satheesh
  4. “Climate change mitigation and adaptation in the forest plantation sector”, CICERO, Norway, Rs. 1,05,73,100.00, September 2012- March 2015, PIs: N.H.Ravindranath, and G. Bala
  5. “Establishment of a Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Modeling activity and Investigation of the Effects of CO2-Fertilization”, DST grant of Rs. 30, 56, 000 for the 3 year period 2010-212, PI
  6. “Multi-scale, Multi-model Simulation for California Climate Studies” - LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development - $450,000 per year for FY 2007-2010, CO-PI.
  7. “Understanding impacts of irrigation practices on California’s historical climate change” - LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development - $150,000 for FY 2007-2008, CO-PI
  8. “Regional climate change detection and attribution” – LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development - $250,000 per year for FY 2005-2006, PI
  9. “Environmental Consequences of Large-scale modification of Land cover” – LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development - $250,000 per year for FY 2005-2006, CO-PI.
  10. “Improving Simulation of Clouds and Related Processes in the CAM2 Global Climate Model at High Resolution” – US Department of Energy - $250,000 per year for FY 2004 -2006, CO-PI.
  11. “High resolution global climate simulation task for SciDAC I” – US Department of Energy - $200,000 per year for FY 2003-2006, CO-PI
  12. “Integrated Climate and Carbon” – LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development, Strategic Initiative - $900,000 per year for FY 2000-2004, CO-PI
  13. “Multi-scale Climate Modeling Initiative” - LLNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development, Strategic Initiative - $600,000 per year for FY 1999-2000, CO-PI
  14. NASA’s Minority University and College Education, Research, and Partnership (MUCERPI) - $15,000 per year for LLNL for 2003-2006, LLNL-PI
  15. LLNL University Relations Program support - $15,000 per year for supporting undergraduate student research for 2000-2006, LLNL-PI
Consultancy Projects
  1. “Global Carbon Cycle and Forests”, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) grant of US $30,000, April-June, 2011, Co-consultant: Prof. N.H.Ravindranath
  2. “Climate Change vulnerability assessment for the states of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal” INRM consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Rs.4,60,000.00, July-December 2011.
  3. “Climate change mitigation and adaptation in the forest plantation sector”, CICERO, Norway, Rs. 1,00,00,100.00, September 2012- March 2015, Co-consultant: Prof. N.H.Ravindranath
  4. “Assessment of impacts of climate change, vulnerability and adaptation framework, strategies and practices”, World Bank, June 2012-April 2013. Co-consultant: Prof. N.H.Ravindranath.
Students

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PostDocs
  1. Dr. Krishnamohan, August 2017 - present
  2. Dr. Thejna Tharammal, January 2015 - present
  3. Dr. Rajiv Chaturvedi, March 2012 – March 2014
  4. Dr. N. Devaraju, January 2010 – April 2015
  5. Dr. Ganga Mani, Aug. 2011- June 2012
Ph.D
  1. Tresa Mary Thomas, Registered for Ph.D in Aug. 2017 -Jointly with Prof. V V Srinivas
  2. Sneha Santy, registered for Ph.D in Aug. 2016 -Jointly with Prof.Pradeep Mujumdar
  3. Sayli Tawde, registered for Ph.D in Aug. 2013 – Jointly with Dr. Kulkarni
  4. Angshuman Modak, registered for Ph.D in Aug. 2012
  5. Ananya Rao – registered for Ph.D in Aug. 2011
  6. Jagmohan Sharma, Completed Ph.D in Jan 2016
MS
  1. Amit yadav– Registered for MS (Eng) in Aug. 2015
  2. Nalam Aditya – Registered for MS (Eng) in Aug. 2014
  3. Sirisha – completed MS in July 2014 (doing Ph.D in MPI, Hamburg, Germany)
M.Tech
  1. Snehlatha Joshi – Registered for MTech in Aug. 2016
  2. Ashutosh Pandey – Registered for MTech in Aug. 2015
  3. Prashant Kumar – Completed MTech in July 2016.
  4. Rohi Muthiyala - completed MTech in July 2014
  5. Shreeya Verma , Completed MTech in June 2013. (Now pursuing Ph.D in MPI, Jena, Gemany)
  6. Angshuman Modak, Completed MTech in July 2012 (Now pursuing Ph.D with me)
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