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Dr. Saroj Kumar Sahu
Name: Dr. Saroj Kumar Sahu
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Atmospheric & Space Science), M.Phil. (Oceanography)
Phone No.: 919439919236
ORCID: http://​https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5365-795X
E-mail ID: saroj.bot@utkaluniversity.ac.in
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University Of Pune, India Sept 2004- June 2010  Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Emission Inventories of Major atmospheric pollutants for India using GIS technique and their impact on the distribution of tropospheric ozone.”

Areas: Atmospheric and Space Science

Berhampur University, India 2000- 2004 M.Sc. /M.Phil. Department: Marine Science ,Areas: Oceanography, (Splz. Remote Sensing)
Khalikote (Autonomous) college, Berhampur, Odisha 1996-1999 Bachelor of Science 

 

Utkal University, Bhubaneswar June 2016 –present UGC-Assistant Professor
National Institute For Environmental Studies, Japan April 2016- March 2018 Visiting Researcher
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan Oct 2014 – March 2016 Post-Doctoral Scientist
Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany Nov 2011- July 2014 Post-Doctoral Scientist
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, India June 2010- Nov 2011 Research Associate
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, India Sept 2004- June 2010 Research Scholar
  • National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan                                                                                           April 2016 – March 2020 (Designation: Visiting Researcher)
  • National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan                                                                                           Oct. 2014 – Mar. 2016  (Designation: Post-Doctoral Scientist)
  • Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany                                                                                                                        Nov. 2011 – July 2014 (Designation: Post-Doctoral Scientist)
  • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, India                                                                                                      June 2010 – Nov. 2011 (Designation: Research Associate)
Environmental Science- Toxicology, Statistics and Geo-informatics {Units- Geo-informatics, Computer Applications}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

Environmental Science- Environmental Pollution and Meteorology {Unit- Air Pollution}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

Environmental Science-Geosciences and Natural Resources Management {Unit-Energy Resources}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

 

Environmental Science-Environmental Microbiology and Climate Change {Unit-Climate Change}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

Environmental Science-Environmental Management System {Unit-Measurement and evaluation of EMS}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

 

 

Environmental Science-Elective C: Geo-informatics and Climate Change {Papers- Remote Sensing and GIS, Meteorology and Climate Change, Environmental Geology}

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

Course Name-GIS and Remote Sensing

Department of Botany, Utkal University

 

Journal Articles

  • Mangaraj, P., S. K. Sahu, Beig, G. Samal, B. K, Development and assessment of inventory of air pollutants that deteriorate the air quality in Indian megacity Bengaluru,360, 132209, Journal of Cleaner Production (2022). (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.132209)
  • Mangaraj, P.,  S. K. Sahu, Beig, G. et al. A comprehensive high-resolution gridded emission inventory of anthropogenic sources of air pollutants in Indian megacity Kolkata. SN Appl. Sci. 4, 117 (2022). (https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-022-05001-3)
  • Beig G., S.K. Sahu, Anand V., Bano S., Maji S., Rathod A., Korhale N., Sobhana S.B., Parkhi N., Mangaraj P., Srinivas R., Peshin S.N., Singh S., Latha R., Shinde R., Trimbake K.,“India’s Maiden air quality forecasting framework for megacities of divergent environments: The SAFAR-project”, Environmental Modelling and Software, Elsevier, ISSN No. 1364-8152, 145:105204, 2021.
  • Saroj Kumar Sahu, Poonam Mangaraj, Gufran Beig, Bhisma Tyagi, SuvarnaTikle, V. Vinoj, “Establishing a link between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) zones and COVID-19 over India based on anthropogenic emission sources and air quality data”, Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN No.2212-0955,  38, 100833, (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100880), 2021.
  • Saroj Kumar Sahu, Poonam Mangaraj, GufranBeig, Anuja Samal, Chinmay Pradhan, Swetaleena Dash, Bhisma Tyagi, “Quantifying the High Resolution Seasonal Emission of Air Pollutants from Crop Residue Burning in India”, Environmental Pollution, Elsevier, ISSN: 0269-7491, 286, 117165,(http://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117165), 2021.
  • Sunil Kumar, Amarendra Singh, Atul K. Srivastava, Saroj K. Sahu, Rakesh K. Hooda, Umesh C. Dumka, Virendra Pathak, “Long-term change in aerosol characteristics over Indo-Gangetic Basin: How significant is the impact of emerging anthropogenic activities?”, Urban Climate, Elsevier,ISSN No.2212-0955,38, 100880, (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100880), 2021.
  • A. Rathod, S. K. Sahu, S. Singh, G. Beig, Anomalous behaviour of ozone under COVID-19 and explicit diagnosis ofO3-NOx-VOCs mechanism, Heliyon, Elsevier,ISSN: 2405-8440,e06142,7, (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06142), 2021.
  • G. Beig, S.K. Sahu, A. Rathod, S. Tikle, V. Singh, B.S. Sandeepan, “Role of meteorological regime in mitigating biomass induced extreme air pollution events”, Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN No.2212-0955, 35, 100756, (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2020.100756) , 2021.
  •  R. Yadav, N. Korhale, V. Anand, A. Rathod, S. Bano, R. Shinde, R. Latha, S. K. Sahu, B.S. Murthy , G. Beig, “COVID-19 lockdown and air quality of SAFAR-India metro cities”, Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN No.2212-0955, 34, 100729, 2020.
  • S. K. Sahu, B Tyagi, G. Beig ,P. Mangaraj, C. Pradhan, S. Khuntia, V. Singh, “Significant change in air quality parameters during the year 2020over 1st smart city of India: Bhubaneswar”, SN Applied Sciences, Springer Nature, ISSN: 2523-3971, 2:1990 | https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-020-03831-7,2020.
  • K. P. Vadrevu, A. E aturu, S. Biswas, K. Lasko., S. K. Sahu, J. K. Garg & C. Justice, “Spatial and temporal variations of air pollution over 41 cities of India during the COVID‑19lockdown period”, Scientific Reports, Nature Research, ISSN: 2045-2322, 10:16574, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72271-5, 2020.
  • G. Beig, N. Korhale, A. Rathod, S. Maji, S. K. Sahu, S.Dole, R. Latha, B.S. Murthy, “On modelling growing menace of household emissions underCOVID-19 in Indian metros”, Environmental Pollution, Elsevier, ISSN: 0269-7491, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115993, 2020.
  • G. Beig, S.Bano, S.K.Sahu,V. Anand, N. Korhale,A.  Rathod, R. Yadav, P. Mangaraj, B.S. Murthy, S. Singh, R. Shinde, “COVID-19 and Environmental -Weather Markers: Unfolding Baseline Levels and Veracity of Linkages in Tropical India”, Environmental Research, Elsevier,ISSN: 0013-9351, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.110121, 2020.
  • G. Beig, P. George, S. K. Sahu, Aditi Rathod, Siddhartha Singh, Shruti Dole, B. S. Murthy, R. Latha1, Suvarna Tikle and Rajanikant Shinde, “Towards baseline air pollution underCOVID-19: implication to chronic health and Policy Research for Delhi, India”,Current Science,ISSN: 0011-3891, Vol. 119, 2020.
  • G. Beig, S. K. Sahu, V Singh, S Tikle, S B Sobhana, P Gargeva, K Ramkrishna, A Rathod, B S Murthy, “Objective evaluation of stubble emission of North India and quantiiying its impact on air quality of Delhi”, Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, 709, 136226,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136126,ISSN: 0048-9697, 2020.
  • Y. Chen, G. Beig, S. Archer, Nicholls, W. Drysdale, J. Acton, D. Lowe, B. S. Nelson, J. D. Lee, L. Ran, Y. Wang, Z. Wu, S. K. Sahu, R. S. Sokhi, V. Singh, R. Gadi, C. N. Hewitt, E. Nemitz, A. Archibald, G. McFiggins and O. Wild, “Avoiding high ozone pollution in Delhi, India”, Faraday Discussions, ISSN No. 1359-6640, DOI: 10.1039/D0FD00079E, 2020.
  • Y. Chen, O. Wild, E.Ryan, S. K.Sahu, D. Lowe, S. Archer-Nicholls, Y. Wang, G. McFiggans, T. Ansari, V. Singh, R. S. Sokhi, A. Archibald, G.Beig, “Mitigation of PM2.5 and Ozone Pollution in Delhi: A Sensitivity Study during the Pre-monsoon period”, Atmos. Chem. Phy. (ACP), Copernicus,20, 499-514, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-499-2020, 2020.
  • S. K Sahu, B Tyagi, C Pradhan, G Beig, “Evaluating the variability, transport and periodicity of particulate matter over smart city Bhubaneswar, a tropical coastal station of eastern India”, SN Applied Sciences, Springer Nature, ISSN: 2523-3971, 1-383, 2019.
  • V. Singh, S. K. Sahu, A. Kesarkar, A. Biswal, “Estimation of high resolution emissions from road transport in a megacity Delhi”, Urban Climate, Elsevier, ISSN No.2212-0955,26, 109-120, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.08.011, 2019.
  • G. Beig, S. Reka, N Parkhi,G. R. Carmichael,S. Singh, S. K. Sahu, S Maji, A. Radhod, “Anatomy of  the Winter 2017 Air Quality Emergency in Delhi”, 681, 305-311, Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, ISSN: 0048-9697, 680, 305-311, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.347, 2019.
  •  V. Kumar, S. Jana, A. Bhardwaj, R. Deepa, S. K. Sahu, P. K. Pradhan, Sevinc A. Sirdas, “Greenhouse Gas Emission, Rainfall and Crop Production Over North-Western India”, The Open Ecology Journal, Bentham Science Publishers BV,ISSN: 2590-2776,11: 47-61, 2018.
  • S. K. Sahu, T. Ohara, G Beig, “The role of coal technology in defining India’s climate change agents and other pollutants”, Environmental Research Letters (ERL), IOP science, ISSN: 1748-9326, 12, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa814a, 2017. 
  • Kaushar, D. Trivedi, S. K. Sahu,“Surface ozone characterization at Larsemann Hills and Maitri, Antarctica”, Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, ISSN: 0048-9697, 0048-9697, 2017.
  • S. K. Sahu, T. Ohara, G. Beig, J. Kurokawa, T. Nagashima, “Rising critical emission of air pollutants from renewable biomass based cogeneration from the sugar industry in India”, Environmental Research Letters (ERL),ISSN: 1748-9326, IOP Science, 10, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095002, 2015. 
  • S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, N. Parkhi, “High Resolution emission inventory of NOx and CO for Mega City Delhi, India” Aerosol and Air Quality Research (AAQR),Taiwan Association for Aerosol research, ISSN NO. 1680-8584, 15, 1137-1144, DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.07.0132, 2015.
  • Ali, D. K. Trivedi, S. K. Sahu, “Physico-chemical characterization of total suspended particle matter over two coastal stations of Antarctica and adjoining ocean”, Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier, ISSN No. 1352-2310, 122, 531-540, 2015.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz, G. Beig, “Critical pollutant emissions from Indian telecom network”, Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier, ISSN No. 1352-2310, 103, 34-42, 2014.
  • Marrapu, P., Cheng, Y., Beig, G., S. K. Sahu, Srinivas, R., and Carmichael, G. R.: Air quality in Delhi during the Commonwealth Games, Atmos. Chem. Phys. (ACP), Copernicus, 14, 2014. [35] S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, G., N. Parkhi, “Critical emissions from the largest on-road transport network in South Asia”, Aerosol and Air Quality Research (AAQR),Taiwan Association for Aerosol research, ISSN NO. 1680-8584, 14, 135-144, DOI:10.42209/aaqr.2013.04.0137, 2013.
  • D. Chate, G. Beig, T. Satpute, S. K. Sahu, S. D. Ghude, K. Ali, N.  Parkhi, H. K. Trimbake., “Assessments of population exposure to environmental pollutants using Air Quality Measurements during Commonwealth Games–2010”, Inhalation Toxicology, Informa, ISSN No. 0895-8378, 25(6):333-340, DOI:10.3109/08958378.2013.788103, 2013.
  • G. Beig, D. Chate, S. Ghude, K. Ali, T. Satpute, S. K. Sahu and N. Parkhi, “Evaluating population exposure to environmental pollutants during Deepavali fireworks displays using Air Quality Measurements of the SAFAR network”, Chemosphere, Elsevier,ISSN : 0045-6535, 92, 116-124, DOI:  10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.02.043, 2013.
  • G. Beig, D. Chate, S. Ghude, A. Mahajan, R Srinivas, K. Ali, S. K. Sahu, N. Parkhi, D. Surendran and H Trimbake, “Quantifying the effect of air quality control measures during the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi, India”, Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier,ISSN No. 1352-2310, 80, 455-463, 2013. [39] K. Ali, D. Chate, G. Beig, R. Srinivas, N. Parkhi, T. Satpute, S. K. Sahu, S Ghude, S Kulkarni, D Surendran, T Hanumant, “Spatio-temporal Variation and Deposition of Fine and Coarse Particles      during Commonwealth Games in Delhi”, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Taiwan Association for Aerosol research, ISSN NO. 1680-8584, 13: 748–755, 2013.
  • S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, N. Parkhi, “Emerging pattern of Anthropogenic NOx emission over Indian subcontinent during 1990s and 2000s”, Atmospheric Pollution Research, Elsevier, ISSN No. 1309-1042, doi:10.5094/APR.2012.021, 2012. 
  •  S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, N. Parkhi, “Emissions Inventory of Anthropogenic PM2.5 and PM10     in Delhi during Commonwealth Games 2010”, Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier,ISSN No. 1352-2310, 45, 6180-6190, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.014, 2011. 
  • V. Pawer, D. Pawer, G. Beig, S. K. Sahu, “Effect of lightning activity on surface NOx and O3 over a tropical station during pre-monsoon and monsoon seasons, Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), American Geophysical Union, ISSN No. 1144-8007, 211JD016930RRR, 2011.
  • S. Menon, D. Koch, G. Beig, S. K. Sahu, J. Fassullo and D. Orlikowski, “Black Carbon Aerosols and the third polar ice cap”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. (ACP), Copernicus, 10, 4559-4571, 2010. 
  •  K. Ali, G. Beig, D. Chate, S. K. Sahu, P. D. Safai “Sink mechanism for significantly low level of ozone over the Arabian Sea during monsoon” Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), American Geophysical Union,ISSN No. 2156-2202, Vol 114, D17306, doi: 10.1029 /2008JD011256, 2009. 
  • S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, C. Sharma, “Decadal Growth of Black Carbon emissions in India”, Geophys. Res. Lett. (GRL), American Geophysical Union, ISSN No. 1144-8007, Vol-35, L02807, DOI: 10.1029/2007GL032333, 2008.

Book Articles/Scientific Reports (Authored/Edited):

    • Beig, S. K. Sahu, Book entitle “SAFAR-High Resolution Emission Inventory of Mega City Delhi-2018”, Environmental Science, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Special Scientific Report, SAFAR-Delhi-2018-A,ISSN:0252-1075, 2018
    • Beig, S. K.Sahu,“Chapter-25: The Indian Nitrogen Assessment: Sources of Reactive Nitrogen”, Environmental and Climate Effects, and Management Options and Policies, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-811904-4,2016.
    • Beig, S. K. Sahu, Book entitle “System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR-India)”, Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) programme,World Meteorological Organization (WMO),Report No. 217, ISBN: 978-92-63-11156-2, 2015.
    • S. K. Sahu & G. Beig, Book entitle “Emission inventory for SAFAR: The national project for air quality study over Indian cities”,Air Pollution: Monitoring, Impacts and Mitigation Strategies, 2012:00-00 ISBN: 978-81-308-0488-0, 2013.
    • S. K. Sahu, Book entitle “Anthropogenic Black carbon and Ozone Precursors Emission over India”, Environmental Science, Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8484-4679-7, 2012.
    • Francis, X. V., Sokhi, R. S. (Eds.), Aouizerata, B., Baklanov, A., Balk, T., Beig, G., Builtjes, P., Fernado, H. J. S,Finardi, S., Francis, X. V, Garilova, Y., Geng, F., Haller, M., Jalkanen, L.,Kostas, K., Mahura, A., Mazeikis, A., Pandis, S., Prank, M., Sahu, S. K., Seger, A., Sokhi, R. S., Tsegas, G., Xu, T., Zhen, X., Zhou, G.,Book entitle “Implemenattion of Integration Models for megacities”, MEGAPOLI Scientific Report 11-21, MEGAPOLI Deliverable D7.3,University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2011.
    • Beig & S. K. Sahu, Book entitle “Development of high resolution emission inventory for National Capital Region Delhi”, Environmental Science, Special Scientific Report, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, SAFAR-2010-A, 2010.

Refereed Conference Publication

  • P. Mangaraj and S. K. Sahu,“A Technological Emission Inventory of Particulate Matter for Indian Megacity Kolkata”, (Environmental Research 2021), 15th Nov-19th Nov. 2021, IOP Publishing, Bristol, UK.
  • S. K. Sahu, P. Mangaraj, G. Beig, “Unfolding Gridded Emission of Climate Agents from Outdoor Air Pollution in India”, (Environmental Research 2021), 15th Nov-19th Nov, 2021,IOP Publishing, Bristol, UK.
  • P. Mangaraj and S. K. Sahu,“A Technological Inventory of Particulate Matter Emission for Indian Megacity Kolkata”, (16th IGAC Science Conference), 13th Sept-17th Sept, 2021.
  • S. K. Sahu, P. Mangaraj and G. Beig, “Unfolding Inventory of Indoor Air Pollutant Emission in Indian Household: An Invisible Potential Threat”, (16th IGAC Science Conference), 13th Sept-17th Sept, 2021.
  • Mangaraj, S. K. Sahu, G. Beig, “Evaluating and Quantifying the Emission sources to address the rising Air Quality Catastrophe in Indian Megacity: Bengaluru”(GML Virtual Global Monitoring Annual Conference 2021). May 24-28,2021. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),United states.
  • Mishra, S. K. Sahu, G. Beig,“Radionuclide Emission from Coal Based Thermal Power and Industries in India (2018)” (GML Virtual Global Monitoring Annual Conference 2021). May 24-28,2021. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States.
  • Dash, S. K. Sahu, P. Mangaraj, G. Beig, “Assessment and Development of National Emission Inventory of Major Air Pollutants from Open Municipal Solid Waste Burning in India (2018)”, (19th Annual CMAS (Community Modeling and Analysis System) Conference). October 26-30,2020. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States.
  • P. Mangaraj, S. K. Sahu, S. Dash and G. Beig, “Inventory of multi-pollutant emissions from the predominant sectors in India: Road Transport and Thermal Power Plant, (19th Annual CMAS (Community Modeling and Analysis System) Conference).October 26-30,2020. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States.
  • P. Mangaraj, S. K. Sahu and G. Beig, “Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Air Pollutants Emission in the Megacity Mumbai, India, Climatological, Meteorological, and Environmental Factors in the COVID-19 Pandemic Symposium”, WMO-AGU, August 4-6,2020.
  • Dash, S. K. Sahu and G. Beig,“Inventory of PM10and PM2.5 Emission from Paved and Unpaved Road in India (2018)”, (19th GEIA Conference on The Global Emissions Initiative and Accelerating Social Transformations).23rdJune 2020. Santiago, Chile.
  • P. Mangaraj, S. K. Sahu and G. Beig, “Seasonal Gridded (~10 x 10 km) Emission Inventory of Crop Residue Burning in India (2018)”, (19th GEIA Conference on The Global Emissions Initiative and Accelerating Social Transformations). 23rd June 2020. Santiago, Chile.
  • S. K. Sahu, P. Mangaraj, G. Beig, T. Ohara,“A technological emission inventory of PM10 and PM2.5 for mega-city Mumbai, India (2015)”, (11thInternational Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application). March 12-16,2018. Universitat Pompeu Fabra Campus de la Ciutadella, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Samal & S. K. Sahu, “Development of Methane Inventory for Paddy and Livestock in India”, (National Conference BIEMPM), 2018. Bhubaneswar, India.
  • S Khuntia & S K Sahu, “Emerging Emission Trend for Aviation sector in Megacity”, (National Conference on “Plants for Sustainable Development and Clean Environment”), Centurion University, India.
  • S. K. Sahu,T.Ohara, J. Kurokawa T. Nagashima, “Rising critical emission from emerging sectors in India”, (17th GEIA Conference Program). November 18-20,2015. Beijing, China.
  • S. K. Sahu, T. Ohara, T. Nagashima, J. Kurokawa, “Development of high resolution emission inventories for emerging sectors in India”, (The 13th international conference on the Atmospheric Sciences and Application to Air Quality (ASAAQ)), November 11-13, 2015. Kobe, Japan.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz, G. Beig, “Critical pollution emission from Indian Telecom network”, (GEIA Conference). June 10-11,2014. NCAR, Boulder, USA.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz, O. Stein, G. Beig, “Comparison and validation of global and regional emission inventories over India using MOZART CTM and measurement data”, (MACC-II-Open Science Conference).January 27-30,2014. Brussels, Belgium.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz & T. von Carmann,“Analysis of MIPAS NOy Satellite Retrieval in the Upper Troposphere”. April 7-12, 2013.EGU, Vienna, Austria.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz, T. von Carmann& O. Stein, “Comparison of Space borne and model derived NOy profiles in the upper Troposphere”, April 16-18,2013. REKLIM, Bad Honnef, Germany.
  • S. K. Sahu, G. Beige, N. Parikh, M. Schultz & O. Stein, “Emission Inventory of Anthropogenic PM2.5 and PM10 in Mega city, Delhi”, (India for Air Quality Forecasting during CWG- 2010). April 22-27,2012.EGU, Vienna, Austria.
  • S. K. Sahu& G. Beig, “An integrated (WRF-CMAQ) modeling approach to find the actual source of PM10 emission during Commonwealth Game-2010 in mega city Delhi”, (3rdUrbino Symposium).September 13-16,2011. Urbino, Italy.
  • Gufran Beig, S.K. Sahu, G. Carmichael, S.N. Spak, P. Marrapu, S. Reka, S. Kulkarni, S.D. Ghude, K. Ali, L. Jalkanen, “An integrated modeling and monitoring approach to forecast the air quality for a Mega City in Asia for Commonwealth Games-2010”,(WCRP-Conference-2011:Air Quality and Effects of Aerosols and Pollution), (https://www.wcrp-climate.org/conference2011/posters/C42/C42_BEIG_TH238A.pdf), 2011.
  • S. K. Sahu& G. Beig, “Emission inventory of Ozone Precursors (NOx and CO) for air quality forecasting during Commonwealth Games 2010 in mega city Delhi”, (In WCRP OSC, Climate Research in Service to Society).October 24-28, 2010. Colorado, USA.
  • Beig, S. K. Sahu, G. Carmichael, S. N. Spark, S. Reka S. Kulkarni, S. D. Ghude, K. Ali and LiisaJalkanen, “An integrated modeling and monitoring approach to forecast the air quality for mega city in Asia for Commonwealth Games-2010”, (In WCRP OSC, Climate Research in Service to Society).October 24-28,2010. Colorado, USA.
  • Beig, S. Ghude and S. K. Sahu,“Anthropogenic emissions of air pollutants and associated climatic changes over the Asian region”,(4th IGBP-Congress). May 5-9,2008. Cape Town, South Africa.
  • WMO GURME Training Course on “Air Quality Forecasting for India and South Asia”,8 -12th 2008,Pune, India.
  • S. K. Sahu& G. Beig, “Black Carbon Emission Scenarios over the Indian Region”, (Proceedings of International Symposium on Aerosol-Chemistry-Climate interaction). November 20-22,2007. PRL, Ahmedabad, India.
  • G. Beig, S. D. Ghude, S. Polade, S. K. Sahu, “Measurement of SPM and SO2 at Sugar Factory, Rural Background Site and Semi-urban Site” IASTA Bulletin, 18 (1 & 2), 136 – 139, 2007.
  • G. Beig, S D Ghude,  Polade, S.K. Sahu, “Measurement of SPM and SO2at Sugar Factory, Rural Background Site and Semi- urban Site”, IASTA Bulletin, 18 (1&2), 136-139, 2007.
  • P. Prajapapati, S. S. Nandargi, S. K. Sahu, “Heavy rainfall and floods over the Gujarat region during Monsoon 2006 -a pilot study” (National Symposium “Proceedings of GOLDEN JUBILEE”). Pune, India.
  • “Role of Meteorology in National Development”, (TROPMET – 2006). November 21-23,2006. Pune, India.

Refereed Workshop Publications:

  • S. K. Sahu, A. Samal, P. Mangaraj, A. Biswal, T. Ohara, “Methane emission inventories for two emerging sectors in India”, (workshop & Science-Policy Dialogue Air pollution, Climate and Health in Southern Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya). November 27-30,2017. Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • S. K. Sahu, P. Mangaraj, S.Khuntia, “Emission Inventory of critical pollutants for Mega City Mumbai, India (2015)”, (workshop & Science-Policy Dialogue Air pollution, Climate and Health in Southern Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya). November 27-30,2017. Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • S. K. Sahu & T. Ohara, “Emission inventory over India with special focus on few emerging sector”,(International Workshop on Land Use/Cover Changes and Air Pollution in Asia). August 4 -7, 2015. Bogor, Indonesia.
  • S. K. Sahu, T. Ohara, J. Kurokawa and T. Nagashima, “Recent and future emission scenarios for emerging renewable biomass and conventional fossil fuel based energy in India”,(2nd Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Summer monsoon (ACAM) workshop). June 8-10,2015. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • S. K. Sahu, “Recent emission scenarios over India sub-continent with special focus on new emerging sector and transport”,(International Workshop on Air Quality in Asia:Inventory, Modeling and Climate Impacts of Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG’s) and Aerosols), June 24-26, 2014. Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • S. K. Sahu, M. Schultz & T. von Carmann, (The 8th MIPAS-IMK/IAA data user Workshop, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), October 25-26,2012. Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • K. Sahu, M. Schultz & T. von Carmann, “Inter-Comparison of MIPAS derived HNO3 and PAN with TFHTAP model simulated concentrations in the UTLS”, (2nd REKLIM Workshop), March 19-21,2012. Lüneburg, Germany.
  • S. K. Sahu & G. Beig, “Development of High Resolution Emission Inventory of PM2.5 and PM10 for Mega city Delhi and NCR”, (International workshop on “Air Quality Forecasting and Research” (IWAQFR, GURME SAG Meeting)). November 16-18,2010. Quebec City, Canada.
  • “Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollutants (TF HTAP) under the Convention on Long-range Trans boundary Air Pollution”,(The International Workshop on 2nd HTAP 2010 Report Content Workshop). March 1-2,2010.Organized by the Task Force, North Carolina, USA.
  • “Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollutants (TF HTAP) under the Convention on Long-range Trans boundary Air Pollution”,(The Workshop on addressing ozone and black carbon as Short-Lived Climate Forcers (SLCF))”. March 3-4,2010. Organized by the Task Force, North Carolina, USA.
  • S. K. Sahu & G. Beig, “Impact of NOx emissions uncertainty on the distribution of Tropospheric ozone”, (International Workshop on Linkages between Regional and Global Modeling and Air Quality and Climate Change issues). June 17-20,2009. Organized by TF HTAP, Paris, France,
  • S. K. Sahu & G. Beig, “Emerging pattern of NOx emission and its growth over Indian geographical region during 1990s and 2000s”.(International Workshop on Regional and Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution). October 13-14,2008. Organized by TFHTAP and EANET,Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Operational, analysis & maintenance of MAPAN-AQMS station at Utkal University (PI): Funding Agency: Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Amount received Approx..200 lakhs, Year of Operation: 2016-2021.
  • Quantifying Impacts of South Asian Aerosols on Regional and Arctic Climate (QUISARC), (Co-PI): Indo-Norwegian project, Funding Agency: Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Amount received Approx..80 lakhs, Year of Operation: 2017-2020.
  • Startup-Grant for UGC -Faculty Recharge Programme (PI): Funding Agency: UGC, Amount received 6 lakhs, Year of operation: 2017-19.
  • System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR)-Delhi for commonwealth game 2010 (Co-PI):Funding Agency: Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Amount received Approx.900 lakhs, Year of Operation: 2010-2011.

INTERNS / Ph. D. CANDIDATE MENTORED

Ph.D. (continuing)

  • Anuja Samal, Ph.D. candidate, (Utkal University) [Reg. No. 02-Environmental Science, 2017-18] – “Development of seasonal methane emission inventory for India and its impact assessment on Asian climate”.
  • Shilpa Khuntia, Ph.D. candidate, (Utkal University) [Reg. No. 01-Environmental Science, 2017-18] – “Modelling and validation of emission inventory for shipping sector in India”.
  • Poonam Mangaraj, Ph.D. Candidate, (Utkal University)[Reg. No. 01-Environmental Science, 2018-19] – “A technological emission inventory for critical air pollutants over Indian megacities and its application”.
  • Madhusmita Mishra, Ph.D. Candidate, (Utkal University) [Reg. No. 02-Environmental Science, 2018-19] – “Inventory of Heavy Metal and Radioactive Emission from Core Industries of India”.

M.Phil.

  • Jyoti Ranjan Rath, M. Phil candidate, [Roll No. – 17BOT67]. Emerging biomass emission in India and its energy Potential. (Utkal University), 2018
  • Subhashree Behera, M. Phil candidate, [Roll No. – 0416V16]. Development of seasonal emission inventory of crop residue burning in India. (Utkal University), 2019
  • Pankaj Kumar Das,M. Phil candidate, [Roll No. – 15816V191003]. A Nationwide Estimation of Average Isoprene Emission Capacity in Indian Subcontinent. (Utkal University), 2020

Emerging Urban Air Quality Issues in India and Factors responsible. -Distinguished talk -Organized by IITM-ENVIS-Pune, on the eve of Earth Day-2021, 22nd April 2021.

Modelling air quality and hydro-meteorological extremes over Indian mega cities.

-A short term training program- Emission Inventory for Urban area: A case study of megacity Delhi. -Organized by IIT-Madras, during 22nd – 27th March 2021.

-Online Training program on Air Pollution Management in Urban Areas-Organized by CSIR-NEERI, 2-4th February 2021.

  • SAFAR- Delhi Emission campaign to develop high resolution Emission Inventoryto understand Air quality(2018)(Role: Project Coordinator;Funded by IITM, MoES& SPA Delhi).
  • Participation in the 28th Indian Expedition to Antarctica during 2008-09 to understand “Behaviours of ozone and its precursors in Marine and polar Boundary layer”. (By NCAOR,Ministry of Earth Sciences).
  • Three month long mega field campaign to collect primary activity data repository for development of emission inventory to support air quality forecasting during CWG-2010 &measurement of air quality using AQMS network established in Delhi. (By IITM,Ministry of Earth Sciences).
  • Participated in various field campaigns for the observation of trace gases around sugar factories carried out during 2006-2011(By IITM,Pune).