Science Highlights 2021

Here you can find the Science Highlights from previous months:


Anoruo, C.M. (2021). Sub-seasonal aerosol characterization at the Middle East regions of AERONET site. Urban Climate.

Arshad A, Raza MA, Zhang Y, Zhang L, Wang X, Ahmed M, Habib-ur-Rehman M (2021). Impact of Climate Warming on Cotton Growth and Yields in China and Pakistan: A Regional Perspective. Agriculture. 2021; 11(2):97.

Kim Gruetzmacher, William B. Karesh, John H. Amuasi, Adnan Arshad, Andrew Farlow, Sabine Gabrysch, Jens Jetzkowitz, Susan Lieberman, Clare Palmer, Andrea S. Winkler, Chris Walzer. 2021. The Berlin principles on one health – Bridging global health and conservation. Science of The Total Environment, volume 764,142919.

Lapides, D.A., Leclerc, C.D., Moidu, H., Dralle, D.N. and Hahm, W.J. (2021). Variability of stream extents controlled by flow regime and network hydraulic scaling. Hydrological Processes.


Archibald, A. T., Neu, J. L., Elshorbany, Y. F., Cooper, O. R., Young, P. J., Akiyoshi, H., Saxena, P…. & Zeng, G. (2020). Tropospheric Ozone Assessment ReportA critical review of changes in the tropospheric ozone burden and budget from 1850 to 2100. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 8(1).

Dongsheng Zhang, Zhanxiang Sun, Liangshan Feng, Wei Bai, Ning Yang, Zhe Zhang, Guijuan Du, Chen Feng, Qian Cai, Qi Wang, Yue Zhang, Ruonan Wang, Adnan Arshad, Xingyu Hao, Min Sun, Zhiqiang Gao, Lizhen Zhang (2020). Maize plant density affects yield, growth and source-sink relationship of crops in maize/peanut intercropping. Field Crops Research, volume 257, 107926.

Jamal Nasar, Zeqiang Shao, Adnan Arshad, Qiang Gao, Xue Zhou, Shah Fahad, Shuoran Liu, Chunlin Li, John Banda S.K, Lehlogonolo Evans Kgorutla, Khadim Muhammad Dawar (2020). Maize-alfalfa intercropping induced changes in plant and soil nutrient status under nitrogen application. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, volume 22, issue 6.

Kolluru, S., Gedam, S. S., & Inamdar, A. B. (2021). A neural network approach for deriving absorption coefficients of ocean water constituents from total light absorption and particulate absorption coefficients. Computers & Geosciences, 147, 104678.

Majeed, U., Rashid, I., Sattar, A., Allen, S., Stoffel, M., Nüsser, M., & Schmidt, S. (2021). Recession of Gya Glacier and the 2014 glacial lake outburst flood in the Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, India. Science of The Total Environment, 756, 144008.

Singh, V., Konduru, R. T., Srivastava, A. K., Momin, I. M., Kumar, S., Singh, A. K., … & Sinha, A. K. (2021). Predicting the rapid intensification and dynamics of pre-monsoon extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ (2019) over the Bay of Bengal in a 12-km global model. Atmospheric Research, 247, 105222.


Konduru, R. T., G. M. (2020). Effect of offshore troughs on the South India erratic summer monsoon rainfall in June 2017. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans.

Konduru, R. T., Takahashi, H. G. (2020). Effects of convection representation and model resolution on diurnal precipitation cycle over the Indian monsoon region: Toward a convection‐permitting regional climate simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2019JD032150.

M. Adnan Abid, F. Kucharski, F. Molteni, I-S. Kang, A. M. Tompkins, M. Almazroui (2020). Separating the Indian and Pacific Ocean impacts on the Euro-Atlantic response to ENSO and its transition from early to late winter. Journal of Climate.

N. Mejjad, A. Laissaoui A. Fekri, A. Benmhammed, O. El Hammoumi, E. Cherif (2020). Does human activities growth lead to biodiversity loss in the Moroccan coastal lagoons? A diagnostic comparison study. In Proceedings of ACM GEOIT4W-2020, March 11–12, 2020, Al-Hoceima, Morocco, 5 pages.

S.E. Sbai, N. Mejjad, A. Norelyaqine, F. Bentayeb. (2020). Air quality change during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown over the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France. (Accepted) Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. https://DOI: 10.1007/s11869-020-00965-w