Vani Starry Manoharan

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Vani Starry Manoharan

  • 301.614.6461
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 619
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Brief Bio

    Remote sensing professional in atmospheric science. Currently as a part of NASA LDOPE coordinate MODIS and VIIRS atmospheric science algorithm development and testing. And support the product quality assessment and distribution.

     

    Positions/Employment

    11/2013 - Present

    Research Scientist

    SSAI, Greenbelt, MD
    5/2011 - 10/2013

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Lab, Chicago, IL

    Education

    BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Anna University, 2005
    PhD Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2010

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Manoharan, V. S., R. Kotamarthi, Y. Feng, and M. P. Cadeddu. 2014. "Increased absorption by coarse aerosol particles over the Gangetic–Himalayan region." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 (3): 1159-1165 [10.5194/acp-14-1159-2014]

    Ray, D. K., V. S. Manoharan, and R. M. Welch. 2011. "Cloud cover conditions and stability of the Western Ghats montane wet forests." Journal of Geophysical Research, 116 (D12): D12104 [10.1029/2010jd015245]

    Manoharan, V. S., R. M. Welch, and R. O. Lawton. 2009. "Impact of deforestation on regional surface temperatures and moisture in the Maya lowlands of Guatemala." Geophysical Research Letters, 36 (21): L21701 [10.1029/2009gl040818]

    Nair, U. S., S. Asefi, R. M. Welch, et al. D. K. Ray, R. O. Lawton, V. S. Manoharan, M. Mulligan, T. L. Sever, D. Irwin, and J. A. Pounds. 2008. "Biogeography of Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Part II: Mapping of Orographic Cloud Immersion." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47 (8): 2183-2197 [10.1175/2007jamc1819.1]

    Welch, R. M., S. Asefi, J. Zeng, et al. U. S. Nair, Q. Han, R. O. Lawton, D. K. Ray, and V. S. Manoharan. 2008. "Biogeography of Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Part I: Remote Sensing of Cloud-Base Heights." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47 (4): 960-975 [10.1175/2007jamc1668.1]

    Brief Bio

    Remote sensing professional in atmospheric science. Currently as a part of NASA LDOPE coordinate MODIS and VIIRS atmospheric science algorithm development and testing. And support the product quality assessment and distribution.

     

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Manoharan, V. S., R. Kotamarthi, Y. Feng, and M. P. Cadeddu. 2014. "Increased absorption by coarse aerosol particles over the Gangetic–Himalayan region." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14 (3): 1159-1165 [10.5194/acp-14-1159-2014]

    Ray, D. K., V. S. Manoharan, and R. M. Welch. 2011. "Cloud cover conditions and stability of the Western Ghats montane wet forests." Journal of Geophysical Research 116 (D12): D12104 [10.1029/2010jd015245]

    Manoharan, V. S., R. M. Welch, and R. O. Lawton. 2009. "Impact of deforestation on regional surface temperatures and moisture in the Maya lowlands of Guatemala." Geophysical Research Letters 36 (21): L21701 [10.1029/2009gl040818]

    Nair, U. S., S. Asefi, R. M. Welch, et al. D. K. Ray, R. O. Lawton, V. S. Manoharan, M. Mulligan, T. L. Sever, D. Irwin, and J. A. Pounds. 2008. "Biogeography of Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Part II: Mapping of Orographic Cloud Immersion." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 47 (8): 2183-2197 [10.1175/2007jamc1819.1]

    Welch, R. M., S. Asefi, J. Zeng, et al. U. S. Nair, Q. Han, R. O. Lawton, D. K. Ray, and V. S. Manoharan. 2008. "Biogeography of Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Part I: Remote Sensing of Cloud-Base Heights." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 47 (4): 960-975 [10.1175/2007jamc1668.1]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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