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Physical Geography

Rai, Praveen Kumar, M.Sc.

Chair of Geography – Physical Geography

Tel.: +49 931 31-85798
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: praveen-kumar.rai@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 233

  • Observational dynamics
  • Indian Summer Monsoon
  • Land-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Ocean dynamics
  • Intraseasonal variability
  • Tropical Climate Variability
  • Extremes of Weather and Climate

The Hydrological Cycle of Central Asia under Climate and Land Use Changes assessed by a regional climate model with novel schemes for irrigation and inland lakes (HYDRASIA)

funding Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
duration 12/2019 - 12/2022
project leader Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth
project staff Praveen Kumar Rai, M.Sc.

since 12/2019
project staff in research project "The Hydrological Cycle of Central Asia under Climate and Land Use Changes assessed by a regional climate model with novel schemes for irrigation and inland lakes (HYDRASIA)"

2014 - current
PhD in Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
"Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon at various time scales in relation with different atmospheric forcings"
Supervisor: Prof. A. P. Dimri, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi

2014
MSc in Environmental Science, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
"Extraction of multi-scale natural cycles and embedded trend timeline profile present in Narayani river discharge data time series (1977-2010) in relation with precipitation and temperature variations observed over the corresponding time span using EEMD based analysis".

2009 - 2012
BSc (Honours) Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

 

Training und Workshops

  • 2019
    TERI-NORCE Research School on Global Climate Anomalies, Teleconnections and Regional Implications
     
  • 5-8 August 2019
    Magnolia Hall, IHC complex, New Delhi, India
     
  • 2018
    Google Earth Engine, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, India
     
  • 2018
    Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon during solar activities. (TROPMET-2018) BHU, Varanasi, India
     
  • 2015
    Stakeholder WORKSHOP ON IDENTIFYING CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION NEEDS and Training on Climate modeling and Climate Change Research, innovation and Services, JNU, New Delhi, Italy
     
  • 2015
    Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences New Delhi, India

Kumar, D., Rai, P., and Dimri, A.P. (2020). Investigating Indian Summer Monsoon in coupled-regional land atmosphere downscaling experiments using RegCM4. Clim Dyn 54, 29592980. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05151-3.

Rai, P. and Dimri, A.P. (2019). Role of solar cycle in defining Indian Summer Monsoon. (Under review in Earth and Space science.)

Rai, P. and Dimri, A.P. (2019). Changes in rainfall seasonality pattern over India. Meteorol Appl. 16. https://doi.org/10.1002/met.1823.

Rai, P., Choudhary, A., and Dimri, A.P. (2019). Future precipitation extremes over India from the CORDEX-South Asia experiments. Theor Appl Climatol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-019-02784-1.

Rai, P., Joshi, M., Dimri, A.P., and Turner, A.G. (2017). The role of potential vorticity anomalies in the Somali Jet on Indian Summer Monsoon Intraseasonal Variability. Climate Dynamics, 1-21.

Rai, P., and Dimri, A.P. (2017). Effect of changing Tropical Easterly Jet, Low Level Jet and Quasi-Biennial Oscillation phases on Indian Summer Monsoon. Atmospheric Science Letters, DOI: 10.1002/asl.723.