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Dhanyalekshmi K. Pillai

Group at IUP:

Greenhouse Gases
Current Position:

Postdoctoral Researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin)
Research Interest:

Mesoscale Simulations and Inversions of atmospheric CO2 and CH4

Research Career:


11/2011 – present: Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP), University of Bremen, Germany

07/2011 – 10/2011: Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany

01/2007 – 04/2011: PhD Student, Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany

2005 – 2006: Junior Research Fellow, Indian Space Research Organization, India

2003 – 2005: Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Ocean Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

2001 – 2003: Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Physics, M.S University, India
Additional Information:

http://www.iup.uni-bremen.de/~dhanya/
Selected Publications:

- D.Pillai, C.Gerbig, R. Kretschmer, V. Beck, U. Karstens, B. Neininger,and M. Heimann: Comparing Lagrangian and Eulerian models for CO2 transport - a step towards Bayesian inverse modeling using WRF/STILT-VPRM, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 1267-1298, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-1267-2012, 2012.

- D.Pillai, C. Gerbig, R. Ahmadov, C. Roedenbeck, R. Kretschmer, T. Koch, R. Thompson, B. Neininger, and J. V. Lavric: High-resolution simulations of atmospheric CO2 over complex terrain - representing the Ochsenkopf mountain tall tower, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7445-7464, doi:10.5194/acp-11-7445-2011, 2011.
- D.Pillai: Mesoscale simulations and inversions of atmospheric CO2 using airborne and ground-based data, Max-Planck-Institut of Biogeochemie, 22, pp.171, 2011.

- D.Pillai, C. Gerbig, J. Marshall, R. Ahmadov, R. Kretschmer, T. Koch, and U. Karstens, High resolution modeling of CO2 over Europe: implications for representation errors of satellite retrievals, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 83-94, 2010
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