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Dr. S. Sripathi


Asso. Professor
Upper Atmospheric Studies (UAS) Division




Room No: 210
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
Plot No. 5, Sector 18, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra – 410 218
Email: sripathi@iigs.iigm.res.in
Phone: +91- 22-2748 4186
Fax : +91-22-2748 0762


Academic Record:

  • Ph. D. (Physics), S. V. University, Tirupati (2007)
  • M. Tech (Atmospheric Sciences), S. V. University, Tirupati (2000)
  • M.Sc. (Physics with Electronics), S. V. University, Tirupati (1997)


  • AGU Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science for the year 2009 under developing countries for making outstanding contributions to research in Sun-Earth Systems Science.
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Research Interests:

  • His current interests are ionospheric physics, equatorial and low latitude electrodynamics, plasma irregularities/scintillations, GPS, Space weather and upper and lower atmospheric coupling.

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals:

  • S. Sripathi, S. Bose, A. K. Patra, T. K. Pant, B. Kakad, and A. Bhattacharyya, Simultaneous observations of ESF irregularities over Indian region using radar and GPS, Ann. Geophys., 26, 3197–3213, doi:10.5194/angeo-26-3197-2008, 2008.
  • A. K. Patra, S. Sripathi and D Tiwari, Coupling effect of the equatorial F region irregularities on the low latitude E region instability processes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L17803, doi:10.1029/2004GL020486, 2004.
  • A. K. Patra, S. Sripathi, V Sivakumar and P B Rao, Statistical Characteristics of VHF radar observations of low latitude E region field-aligned irregularities over Gadanki, J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 66, 1615-1626, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2004.07.032, 2004.
  • S. Sripathi, A K Patra, V Sivakumar and P B Rao, Shear instability as a source of the daytime quasi-periodic radar echoes observed by the Gadanki VHF radar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 2149-2152, doi:10.1029/2003GL017544, 2003.
  • A. K. Patra, S. Sripathi, V Sivakumar and P B Rao, Evidence of kilometer-scale waves in the lower E Region from high resolution VHF Radar Observations over Gadanki, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, doi:10.1029/2001GL013340, 2002.

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