NCAOR Staff - Dr. Rohit Srivastava

Dr. Rohit Srivastava

Scientist E
Department Name : Arctic Exp. Logistics
Desk No : +91-832-2525590
Field Of Specilization : Atmospheric aerosols and climate modeling
Current Research Activities : Polar aerosol observations and modeling

Academic Record


·2006-2012 PhD. (Physics), Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, India 

·2003-2005 M.Sc. (Physics), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India 

·2000-2003 B.Sc. (Physics Chemistry and Mathematics), Dr. R. M. L. Avadh University, Faizabad India.



·2005 Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship (CSIR-JRF NET), 

·2006-2011 Junior, Senior and Post Doctoral Research Fellowships at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad. 

Research Area


·Physical, Optical properties of atmospheric aerosols. 

·Aerosol radiative forcing and heating rate. 

·Satellite Remote sensing of aerosols

·Mixing states of aerosols

·Regional and Global climate modeling of aerosols and their properties.

·Atmospheric dynamics and teleconnections.

·Decadal Climate Variability.


Selected Publications

·  Spatial and seasonal variations of black carbon over the Arctic in a regional climate model, Rohit Srivastava,  and, M. Ravichandran, Polar Science,  DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2021.100670, 2021 (Impact Factor : 1.93).

·  Investigation of Black Carbon characteristics over southern ocean: Contribution of fossil fuel and biomass burning, Rohit Srivastava,  A. Asutosh, P. Sabu, N. Anilkumar, Environmental Pollution,  276, 116645, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116645, 2021 (Impact Factor : 8.07).

·  Enhanced dust influx to South Atlantic sector of Antarctica during the late-20th century: Causes and contribution to radiative forcing, C. M. Laluraj, W. Rahaman, M. Thamban, and Rohit Srivastava Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 125, e2019JD030675, DOI: 10.1029/2019JD030675, 2020 (Impact Factor : 3.63).

 · Impact of dynamical and microphysical schemes on black carbon prediction in a regional climate model over India, Rohit Srivastava and S. H. Bran, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, 15, 14844–14855, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-1607-0, 2018 (Impact Factor: 2.741). 

· Investigation of optical and radiative properties of aerosols during an intense dust storm: A regional climate modeling approach, S. H. Bran, S. Jose and Rohit Srivastava, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 168, 21–31, DOI: 10.1016/j.jastp.2018.01.003, 2018 (Impact Factor: 1.326). 

· Investigation of PM2.5 mass concentration over India using a regional climate model, S. H. Bran, and Rohit Srivastava, Environmental Pollution, 224, 484–493, DOI: 10.1016/ j.envpol.2017.02.030, 2017 (Impact Factor: 5.099).

· Trends in aerosol optical properties over South Asia, Rohit Srivastava, International Journal of Climatology, 37, 1, 371 – 380, DOI:10.1002/joc.4710, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.76).

· Spatio-temporal variations of black carbon and optical properties in regional climate model, Rohit Srivastava (1st and corresponding author), and S. H. Bran, International Journal of Climatology 37, 3, 1432 – 1443, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4787, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.76).

Professional Record


·Dec 2018- Continue: Scientist-D, National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa. 

·2012-2018 Assistant Professor, Indian Centre for Climate and Societal Impacts Research (ICCSIR), Mandvi, Kachchh, India. 

·2011-2012 Post Doctoral Fellow, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, India