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Clouds and Global Climate Group










Cherian, R., and J. Quaas, Air pollution trend reversal influence on regional climate over emission source regions, revised.


20. Aas, W., A. Mortier, V. Bowersox, R. Cherian, G. Faluvegi, H. Fagerli, J. Hand, Z. Klimont, C. Galy-Lacaux, C. M. B. Lehmann, C. Lund Myhre, G. Myhre, D. Olivié, K. Sato, J. Quaas, P. S. P. Rao, M. Schulz, D. Shindell, R. B. Skeie, A. Stein, T. Takemura, S. Tsyro, R. Vet, and X. Xu, Global and regional trends of atmospheric sulfur, Sci. Rep., 9, 953, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-37304-0, 2019.

19. Schacht, J., B. Heinold, J. Quaas, J. Backman, R. Cherian, A. Ehrlich, A. Herber, W. T. K. Huang, Y. Kondo, A. Massling, P. R. Sinha, B. Weinzierl, M. Zanatta, and I. Tegen, The importance of the representation of air pollution emissions for the modeled distribution and radiative effects of black carbon in the Arctic, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11159-11183, doi:10.5194/acp-19-11159-2019, 2019.


18. Petersik, P., M. Salzmann, J. Kretzschmar, R. Cherian, D. Mewes, and J. Quaas, Subgrid-scale variability of clear-sky relative humidity and forcing by aerosol-radiation interactions in an atmosphere model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8589-8599, doi:10.5194/acp-18-8589-2018, 2018.


17. Cherian, R., J. Quaas, M. Salzmann, and L. Tomassini, Black carbon indirect radiative effects in a climate model, Tellus, 69, 1369342, doi:10.1080/16000889.2017.1369342, 2017.

16. Myhre, G., W. Aas, R. Cherian, W. Collins, G. Faluvegi, M. Flanner, P. Forster, Ø. Hodnebrog, Z. Klimont, M. T. Lund, J. Mülmenstädt, C. L. Myhre, D. Olivié, M. Prather, J. Quaas, B. H. Samset, J. L. Schnell, M. Schulz, D. Shindell, R. B. Skeie, T. Takemura, and S. Tsyro, Multi-model simulations of aerosol and ozone radiative forcing due to anthropogenic emission changes during the period 1990-2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2709-2720, doi:10.5194/acp-17-2709-2017, 2017.


15. Baraskar, A., M. Bhushan, C. Venkataraman, and R. Cherian, An offline constrained data assimilation technique for aerosols: Improving GCM simulations over South Asia using observations from two satellite sensors, Atmos. Environ., 132, 36 - 48, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.02.026, 2016.

14. Bellouin, N., L. Baker, Ø. Hodnebrog, D. Olivié, R. Cherian, C. Macintosh, B. Samset, A. Esteve, B. Aamaas, J. Quaas, and G. Myhre, Regional and seasonal radiative forcing by perturbations to aerosol and ozone precursor emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13885-13910, doi:10.5194/acp-16-13885-2016, 2016.

13. Kedia, S., R. Cherian, S. Islam, S. K. Das, and A. Kaginalkar, Regional simulation of aerosol radiative effects and their influence on rainfall over India using WRFChem model, Atmos. Res., 182, 232 - 242, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.07.008, 2016.

12. Quennehen, B., J.-C. Raut, K. S. Law, N. Daskalakis, G. Ancellet, C. Clerbaux, S.-W. Kim, M. T. Lund, G. Myhre, D. J. L. Olivié, S. Safieddine, R. B. Skeie, J. L. Thomas, S. Tsyro, A. Bazureau, N. Bellouin, M. Hu, M. Kanakidou, Z. Klimont, K. Kupiainen, S. Myriokefalitakis, J. Quaas, S. T. Rumbold, M. Schulz, R. Cherian, A. Shimizu, J. Wang, S.-C. Yoon, and T. Zhu, Multi-model evaluation of short-lived pollutant distributions over East Asia during summer 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 16, 10765-10792, doi:10.5194/acp-16-10765-2016, 2016.

11. Sadavarte, P., C. Venkataraman, R. Cherian, N. Patil, B. L. Madhavan, T. Gupta, S. Kulkarni, G. R. Carmichael, and B. Adhikary, Seasonal differences in aerosol abundance and radiative forcing in months of contrasting emissions and rainfall over northern South Asia, Atmos. Environ., 125, Part B, 512 - 523, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.092, 2016.


10. Baker, L. H., W. J. Collins, D. J. L. Olivié, R. Cherian, Ø. Hodnebrog, G. Myhre, and J. Quaas, Climate responses to anthropogenic emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8201-8216, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8201-2015, 2015.

9. Eckhardt, S., B. Quennehen, D. J. L. Olivié, T. K. Berntsen, R. Cherian, J. H. Christensen, W. Collins, S. Crepinsek, N. Daskalakis, M. Flanner, A. Herber, C. Heyes, Ø. Hodnebrog, L. Huang, M. Kanakidou, Z. Klimont, J. Langner, K. S. Law, M. T. Lund, R. Mahmood, A. Massling, S. Myriokefalitakis, I. E. Nielsen, J. K. Nøjgaard, J. Quaas, P. K. Quinn, J.-C. Raut, S. T. Rumbold, M. Schulz, S. Sharma, R. B. Skeie, H. Skov, T. Uttal, K. Salzen, and A. Stohl, Current model capabilities for simulating black carbon and sulfate concentrations in the Arctic atmosphere: a multi-model evaluation using a comprehensive measurement data set, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 9413-9433, doi:10.5194/acp-15-9413-2015, 2015.

8. Salzmann, M., and R. Cherian, On the enhancement of the Indian summer monsoon drying by Pacific multidecadal variability during the latter half of the 20th century, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 9103-9118, doi:10.1002/2015JD023313, 2015.

7. Stohl, A., B. Aamaas, M. Amann, L. H. Baker, N. Bellouin, T. K. Berntsen, O. Boucher, R. Cherian, W. Collins, N. Daskalakis, M. Dusinska, S. Eckhardt, J. S. Fuglestvedt, M. Harju, C. Heyes, Ø. Hodnebrog, J. Hao, U. Im, M. Kanakidou, Z. Klimont, K. Kupiainen, K. S. Law, M. T. Lund, R. Maas, C. R. MacIntosh, G. Myhre, S. Myriokefalitakis, D. J. Olivie, J. Quaas, B. Quennehen, J.-C. Raut, S. Rumbold, B. H. Samset, M. Schulz, Ø. Seland, K. P. Shine, R. B. Skeie, S. Wang, K. E. Yttri, and T. Zhu, Evaluating the Climate and Air Quality Impacts of Short-Lived Pollutants, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10529-10566, doi:10.5194/acp-15-10529-2015, 2015.


6. Cherian, R., J. Quaas, M. Salzmann, and M. Wild, Pollution trends over Europe constrain global aerosol forcing as simulated by climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 2176-2181, doi:10.1002/2013GL058715, 2014.

5. Salzmann, M., H. Weser, and R. Cherian, Robust response of Asian summer monsoon to anthropogenic aerosols in CMIP5 models, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 11321â??11337, doi:10.1002/2014JD021783, 2014.


4. Cherian, R., C. Venkataraman, J. Quaas, and S. Ramachandran, GCM simulations of aerosol extinction, heating and effects on precipitation over India, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2938-2955, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50298, 2013.


3. Cherian, R., C. Venkataraman, S. Ramachandran, J. Quaas, and S. Kedia, Examination of aerosol distributions and radiative effects over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea region during ICARB using satellite data and a general circulation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1287-1305, doi:10.5194/acp-12-1287-2012, 2012.


2. Cherian, R., C. Venkataraman, A. Kumar, M. M. Sarin, A. K. Sudheer, and S. Ramachandran, Source identification of aerosols influencing atmospheric extinction: Integrating PMF and PSCF with emission inventories and satellite observations, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D22212, doi:10.1029/2009JD012975, 2010.


1. Cherian, R., C. Venkataraman, and S. Ramachandran, Temporal variability in emission category influence on organic matter aerosols in the Indian region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L06809, doi:10.1029/2008GL036311, 2009.


0. Ramachandran, S., and R. Cherian, Regional and seasonal variations in aerosol optical characteristics and their frequency distributions over India during 2001-2005, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08207, doi:10.1029/2007JD008560, 2008.

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