Neeraj Rastogi

Present Position : Professor
E-mail:
nrastogi AT prl.res.in, neeraj6676 AT gmail.com
Telephone: +91 79 2631 4306


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

v How sources and processes affect aerosol concentration, composition and characteristics?

v How the atmospheric processing of aerosols affects their implications to atmospheric chemistry, air quality, aquatic ecosystem, and climate change

 

What are Atmospheric Aerosols and Why do We Study Them? A Short Video

 

CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

v Characterization of secondary aerosols on various time scales (minutes to years)

v Identifying the sources and processes affecting aerosol composition using isotopes

v Fate of environmental microplastics

v Investigating the aerosol oxidative potential

v Characterization of brown carbon aerosols

v Investigating chemistry of Upper Troposphere Lower Stratosphere (UTLS) region through balloon-borne and aircraft measurements

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

v 2022 - Present: Professor at PRL-Ahmedabad, India

v 2017 - 2021: Associate Professor at PRL-Ahmedabad, India

v 2011 - 2016: Assistant Professor at PRL-Ahmedabad, India

v 2009 - 2011: Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Toronto, Canada (Supervisor: Prof. Greg Evans)

v 2006 - 2009: Post-Doctoral Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (Supervisor: Prof. Rodney J. Weber)

v 2005 - 2006: Post-Doctoral Fellow at PRL-Ahmedabad, India (Supervisor: Prof. M. M. Sarin)

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

v Ph.D.: Aerosol and Rainwater Chemistry, 2005, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, India (Supervisor: Prof. M. M. Sarin)

v B.Ed.: 1998, University of Lucknow, India

v M.Sc.: Physical Chemistry, 1997, University of Lucknow, India

v B.Sc.: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, 1995, University of Lucknow, India

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

v Member: Editorial Advisory Board, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment

v Reviewer: Numerous Journals of Different Publication Groups (Cell Press, Nature, Elsevier, ACS, Springer, RSC, EGU, AGU, etc), and Projects from National/International Funding Agencies (ISRO, SERB, CSIR, MoES, SNF)

 

RESEARCH GROUP (PRESENT AND PAST):

 

Dr. Atinderpal Singh: 2012 batch - Worked on Seasonality and Characteristics of Ambient Aerosols (Presently Assistant Professor at University of Delhi)

Dr. R. V. Satish: 2013 batch - Worked on Brown Carbon Aerosol Characterization (Presently Postdoc at Central State University, Ohio, USA)

Dr. Anil Patel: Since 2014 batch - Worked on Aerosol Oxidative Potential (Presently Postdoc at Stockholm University, Sweden)

Mr. Jay Dave: From 2018 to 2020 - Project Scientific Assistant (Presently MS student at University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

 

Mr. Devaprasad M.: Since 2020 - Working on Isotopic Composition of Carbonaceous Aerosols

Ms. Chandrima Shaw: Since 2021 - Working on Environmental Microplastics

Dr. Puneet Verma: Since 2021 – Aerosol Oxidative Potential and PAHs

 

Mr. Rohit Meena: (Scientific Assistant: Since 2020)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS:

(**Student / Postdoc Author / Corresponding author)

2022

1.     **Puthussery, J., Dave, J., Shukla, A., Gaddamidi, S., Singh, A., Vats, P., Salana, S., Ganguly, D., Rastogi, N., Tripathi, S., and Verma, V. 2022. Effect of biomass burning, Diwali fireworks, and polluted fog events on the oxidative potential of fine ambient particulate matter in Delhi, India. Environmental Science & Technology, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c02730 (Impact Factor: 11.357)

2.     **Patel, A., Rastogi, N, Rangu, S., Dave, J., Borgohain, A., and Kundu, S. S. 2022. Oxidative potential and hydroxyl radical generation capacity of ambient PM2.5 over a high-altitude site in northeastern himalaya: Role of long-range transport, Atmospheric Environment, 119263, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2022.119263 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

3.     **Vernier, H., Rastogi, N, Liu, H., Pandit, A. K., Bedka, K., Patel, A., Ratnam, M. V., Kumar, B. S., Zhang, B., Gadhavi, H., Wienhold, F. G., Berthet, G., and Vernier, J.-P.: Exploring the inorganic composition of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer using medium-duration balloon flights, Atmospheric Chemistry Physics, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-910 (Impact Factor: 7.197)

4.     **Singh, A. and Rastogi, N, 2022. Airborne particles in indoor and outdoor environments. Chapter in the book ‘Airborne Particulate Matter’, Springer. ISBN: 978-981-16-5386-5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-5387-2

5.     Verma, P. K., Sah, D., Satish, R., Rastogi, N, Maharaj Kumari, K., and Lakhani, A., 2022. Atmospheric chemistry and cancer risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Nitro-PAHs over a semi-arid site in the Indo-Gangetic plain, Journal of Environmental Management, 317, 115456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115456  (Impact Factor: 8.91)

6.     Tripathi, N., Sahu, L. K., Wang, L., Vats, P., Soni, M., Kumar, P., Satish, R. V., Bhattu, D., Sahu, R., Patel, K., Rai, P., Kumar, V., Rastogi, N, Ojha, N., Tiwari, S., Ganguly, D., Slowik, J., Prévôt, A. S. H., and Tripathi, S. N., 2022. Characteristics of VOC composition at urban and suburban sites of New Delhi, India in winter. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JD035342  (Impact Factor: 5.22)

7.     Manchanda, C., Kumar, M., Singh, V., Hazarika, N., Faisal, M., Lalchandani, V., Shukla, A., Dave, J., Rastogi, N, and Tripathi, S. N., 2022. Chemical speciation and source apportionment of ambient PM2.5 in New Delhi before, during, and after the Diwali fireworks. Atmospheric Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2022.101428  (Impact Factor: 4.831)

8.     Kumar, V., Giannoukos, S., Haslett, S. L., Tong, Y., Singh, A., Bertrand, A., Lee, C. P., Wang, D. S., Bhattu, D., Stefenelli, G., Dave, J. S., Puthussery, J. V., Qi, L., Vats, P., Rai, P., Casotto, R., Satish, R., Mishra, S., Pospisilova, V., Mohr, C., Bell, D. M., Ganguly, D., Verma, V., Rastogi, N, Baltensperger, U., Tripathi, S. N., Prévôt, A. S. H., and Slowik, J. G., 2022. Real-time chemical speciation and source apportionment of organic aerosol components in Delhi, India, using extractive electrospray ionization mass spectrometry, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-1033  (Impact Factor: 7.197)

9.     Bhowmik, H. S., Shukla, A., Lalchandani, V., Dave, J., Rastogi, N, Kumar, M., Singh, V., and Tripathi, S. N., 2022. Inter-comparison of online and offline methods for measuring ambient heavy and trace elements and water-soluble inorganic ions (NO3−, SO42−, NH4+ and Cl−) in PM2.5 over a heavily polluted megacity, Delhi, Atmospheric Measurement Technique, 15, 2667–2684, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2667-2022 (Impact Factor: 4.184)

10. Kumar, M., Manna, S., Jha, A. K., Mazumder, P., and Rastogi, N, 2022. Game of transmissions (GoT) of SARS-CoV-2: Second wave of COVID-19 is here in India. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, 100355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2022.100355  

11. Lalchandani, V., Srivastava, D., Dave, J., Mishra, S., Tripathi, N., Shukla, A. K, Sahu, R., Thamban, N. M., Gaddamidi, S., Dixit, K., Ganguly, D., Tiwari, S., Srivastava, A. K, Sahu, .L., Rastogi, N, Gargava, P., Tripathi, S. N., 2022. Effect of biomass burning on PM2.5 composition and secondary aerosol formation during post-monsoon and winter haze episodes in Delhi. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2021JD035232. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JD035232  (Impact Factor: 5.22)

12. Jangirh, R., Ahlawat, S., Arya, R., Mondal, A., Yadav, L., Kotnala, G., Yadav, P., Choudhary, N., Rani, M., Banoo, R., Rai, A., Singh, U., Rastogi, N, Patel, A., Shivani, S., Gadi. R., Saxena, P., Vijayan, N., Sharma, C., Sharma, S.K., Mandal, T.K. 2022. Gridded distribution of total suspended particulates (TSP) and their chemical characterization over Delhi during winter. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-16572-w  (Impact Factor: 5.19)

 

2021

13. Talukdar, S., Tripathi S.N., Lalchandani, V., Rupakheti, M., Bhowmik, H.S., Shukla, A.K., Murari, V., Sahu, R., Jain, V., Tripathi, N., Dave, J., Rastogi, N, Sahu, L. 2021. Air Pollution in New Delhi during Late Winter: An Overview of a Group of Campaign Studies Focusing on Composition and Sources. Atmosphere 12, 1432. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12111432  (Impact Factor: 3.11)

14. Thamban, N., Lalchandani, V., Kumar, V., Mishra, S., Bhattu, D., Slowik, J., Prevot, A. S. H., Satish, R., Rastogi, N, and Tripathi, S. N., 2021. Evolution of size and composition of fine particulate matter in the Delhi megacity during later winter. Atmospheric Environment 267, 118752. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118752  (Impact Factor: 5.755)

15. Gandhi, U., Khatri, N., Brahambhatt, V., Jha, A. K., Patel, A., and Rastogi, N 2021. Health impact assessment from exposure to trace metals present in atmospheric PM10 at Ahmedabad, a big city in western India. Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 193: 663 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-09452-w  (Impact Factor: 3.307)

16. **Patel, A., Satish, R., and Rastogi, N, 2021. Remarkably High Oxidative Potential of Atmospheric PM 2.5 Coming from a Large-Scale Paddy-Residue Burning over the Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plain. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 5, 2442-2452. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00125  (Impact Factor: 3.556)

17. Rastogi, N, Satish, R., Singh, A., Kumar, V., Thamban, N., Lalchandani, V., Shukla, A., Vats, P., Tripathi, S. N., Ganguly, D., Slowik, J., and Prevot, A. S. H. 2021. Diurnal Variability in the Spectral Characteristics and Sources of Water-Soluble Brown Carbon Aerosols over Delhi. Science of the Total Environment, 794, 148589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148589  (Impact Factor: 10.753)

18. Shukla, A., Lalchandani, V., Bhattu, D., Dave, J., Rai, P., Thamban, N., Mishra, S., Gaddamidi, S., Tripathi, N., Vats, P., Rastogi, N, Sahu, L., Ganguly, D., Kumar, M., Singh, V., Gargava, P., and Tripathi, S. N. 2021. Real-time quantification and source apportionment of fine particulate matter including organics and elements in Delhi during summertime. Atmospheric Environment 261, 118598. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118598 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

19. Ghosh., A., Patel, A., Rastogi, N, Sharma, S. K., Mandal, T. K., and Chatterjee, A., 2021. Size-segregated aerosols over a high altitude Himalayan and a tropical urban metropolis in Eastern India: Chemical characterization, light absorption, role of meteorology and long range transport. Atmospheric Environment 254, 118398. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118398 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

20. **Singh, A. Rastogi, N, Kumar, V., Slowik, J., Satish, R., Lalchandani, V., Thamban, N., Rai., P., Bhattu, D., Vats, P., Ganguly, D., Tripathi, S.N., and Prevot, A.S.H., 2021. Sources and characteristics of light-absorbing fine particulates over Delhi through the synergy of real-time optical and chemical measurements. Atmospheric Environment 252, 118338. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118338 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

21. **Dave, J., Meena, R., Singh, A., and Rastogi, N, 2021. Effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the concentration and composition of NR-PM2.5 over Ahmedabad, a big city in western India. Urban Climate 37, 100818. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100818 (Impact Factor: 6.663)

22. **Patel, A. and Rastogi, N, 2021. Oxidative Potential of Ambient PM and Related Health Endpoints over South Asia: A Review. Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment 15 (1), 40-50. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5572/ajae.2020.123 

23. Lalchandani, V., Kumar, V., Tobler, A., Thamban, N.M., Mishra, S., Slowik, J.G., Bhattu, D., Rai, P., Satish, R., Ganguly, D., Tiwari, S., Rastogi, N, Tiwari, S., Močnik, G., Prevot, A.S.H., Tripathi, S.N., 2021. Real-time characterization and source apportionment of fine particulate matter in the Delhi megacity area during late winter. Science of the Total Environment 770, 145324. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145324 (Impact Factor: 10.753)

24. **Patel, A., Rastogi, N, Gandhi, U., and Khatri, N., 2021. Oxidative Potential of Atmospheric PM10 at Five Different Sites of Ahmedabad, a Big City in Western India. Environmental Pollution. 268, 115909. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115909  (Impact Factor: 9.988)

25. Rai, P., Slowik, J. G., Furger, M., El Haddad, I., Visser, S., Tong, Y., Singh, A., Wehrle, G., Kumar, V., Tobler, A. K., Bhattu, D., Wang, L., Ganguly, D., Rastogi, N, Huang, R.-J., Necki, J., Cao, J., Tripathi, S. N., Baltensperger, U., and Prevot, A. S. H., 2021. Highly time-resolved measurements of element concentrations in PM10 and PM2.5: Comparison of Delhi, Beijing, London, and Krakow. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 717-730. DOI: https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/21/717/2021 (Impact Factor: 7.197)

26. Bhowmik, H. S., Naresh, S., Bhattu, D., Rastogi, N, Prevot, A. S. H., and Tripathi, S. N., 2021. Temporal and spatial variability of carbonaceous species (EC; OC; WSOC and SOA) in PM2.5 aerosol over five sites of Indo-Gangetic Plain. Atmospheric Pollution Research 12, 375-390. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2020.09.019 (Impact Factor: 4.831)

 

2020

27. Rastogi, N, Agnihotri, R., Sawlani, R., Patel, A., Suresh Babu, S., and Satish, R, 2020. Chemical and isotopic and characteristics of PM10 over the Bay of Bengal: Effects of continental outflow on a marine environment. Science of the Total Environment 726, 138438. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138438 (Impact Factor: 10.753)

28. Wang, L., Slowik, J. G., Tripathi, S. N., Bhattu, D., Rai, P., Kumar, V., Vats, P., Satish, R., Baltensperger, U., Ganguly, D., Rastogi, N, Sahu, L. K., Tripathi, S. N., and Prevot, A. S. H., 2020. Source characterization of volatile organic compounds measured by PTR-ToF-MS in Delhi, India. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20, 9753-9770. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9753-2020 (Impact Factor: 7.197)

29. **Satish, R., Rastogi, N, Singh, A., and Singh D., 2020. Change in Characteristics of Water-soluble and Water-Insoluble Brown Carbon Aerosol during a Large-Scale Biomass Burning. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 27, 33339-33350. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-09388-7 (Impact Factor: 5.19)

30. Rai, P, Furger, M., El Haddad, I., Kumar, V., Visser, S., Wang, L., Singh, A., Dixit, K., Bhattu, D., Petit, J-E, Ganguly, D., Rastogi, N, Baltensperger, U., Tripathi, S. N., Slowik, J. G., Prevot, A. S. H., 2020. Real-time measurement and source apportionment of elements in Delhi's atmosphere. Science of the Total Environment. 742, 140332. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140332 (Impact Factor: 10.753)

31. Puthussery, J., Singh, A., Rai, P., Bhattu., Kumar, V., Vats, P., Furger, M., Rastogi, N, Slowik, J., Ganguly, D., Prevot, A.S.H., Tripathi, S. N., Verma, V., 2020. Real-Time Measurements of PM2.5 Oxidative Potential using Dithiothreitol (DTT) Assay in Delhi, India. Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 7, 504-510. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00342 (Impact Factor: 11.558)

32. Vernier, J-P, Kalnajs, L., Diaz, J. A., Reese, T., Corrales, E., Alan., A., Vernier, H., Holland, L., Patel, A., Rastogi, N, Wienhold, F., Carn, S., Krotkov, N. and Murray, J. 2020. VolKilau: Volcano rapid response balloon campaign during the 2018 Kilauea eruption. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101 (10), E1602-E1618. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0011.1 (Impact Factor: 9.116)

33. **Patel, A. and Rastogi, N, 2020. Chemical composition and oxidative potential of atmospheric PM10 over the Arabian Sea. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 4, 112-121. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00285 (Impact Factor: 3.556)

 

2019

34. **Singh, A., Satish, R. V., and Rastogi, N, 2019. Characteristics and sources of fine organic aerosol over a big semi-arid urban city of western India using HR-ToF-AMS. Atmospheric Environment 208, 103-112. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.009 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

35. Thamban, N., Joshi, B., Tripathi, S., Sueper, D., Canagaratna, M., Moosakutty, S., Satish, R., Rastogi, N, 2019. Evolution of Aerosol Size and Composition in the Indo-Gangetic Plain: Size-Resolved analysis of High-Resolution Aerosol Mass Spectra. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 3 (5), 823-832. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00207 (Impact Factor: 3.556)

36. **Singh, A., and Rastogi, N, 2019. Quantification of organic carbon from biomass versus non-biomass burning emissions to fine aerosol. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 85 (3), 629-636. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16943/ptinsa/2019/49585 (Impact Factor: 0.921)

37. **Satish, R. V. and Rastogi, N, 2019. On the use of brown carbon spectra as a tool to understand their broader composition and characteristics: A case study from crop-residue burning samples. ACS Omega 4 (1). 1847-1853. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02637 (Impact Factor: 4.132)

38. Rastogi, N, Singh, A., and Satish, R. V., 2019. Characteristics of submicron particles coming from a big firecrackers burning event: Implications to atmospheric pollution. Atmospheric Pollution Research 10, 629-634. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2018.11.002 (Impact Factor: 4.831)

 

2018

39. **Patel, A. and Rastogi, N, 2018. Seasonal variability in chemical composition and oxidative potential of ambient aerosol over a high altitude site in western India. Science of the Total Environment 644. 1268-1276. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.030 (Impact Factor: 10.753)

40. **Patel, A. and Rastogi, N, 2018. Oxidative potential of ambient fine aerosol over a semi-urban site in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Atmospheric Environment 175, 127-134. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.12.004 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

41. Vernier, J-P., Fairlie, T.D., Deshler, T., Venkat Ratnam, M., Gadhavi, H., Kumar, S. Natarajan, M. Pandit, A.K., Akhil Raj S.T., Kumar, A.H., Jayaraman, A., Singh, A.K., Rastogi, N, Sinha, P.R., Kumar, S., Tiwari, S., Wegner, T., Baker, N., Vignelles, D., Stenchikov, G., Shevchenko, I., Smith, J., Bedka, K., Kesarkar, A., Singh, V., Bhate, J., Ravikiran, V., Rao, M.D., Ravindrababu, S., Patel, A., Vernier, H., Wienhold, F.G., Liu, H., Knepp, T., Thomason, L., Crawford, J., Ziemba, L., Moore, J., Crumeyrolle, S., Williamson, M., Berthet, G., Jegou, F., and Renard, J.B., 2018. BATAL: The Balloon measurement campaigns of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99 (5), 955-973. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0014.1 (Impact Factor: 9.116)

42. Shamjad, P. M., Satish, R. V., Thamban, N. M., Rastogi, N, and Tripathi, S. N., 2018. Absorbing Refractive Index and Direct Radiative Forcing of Atmospheric Brown Carbon Over Gangetic Plain. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 2 (1), 31-37. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00074 (Impact Factor: 3.556)

 

2017

43. **Satish, R. V., Shamjad, P. M., Thamban, N. M., Tripathi, S. N., and Rastogi, N, 2017. Temporal Characteristics of Brown Carbon over the Central Indo-Gangetic Plain. Environmental Science and Technology 51, 6765-6772. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b00734 (Impact Factor: 11.357)

44. Rastogi, N and Patel, A., 2017. Oxidative Potential of Ambient Aerosols: an Indian Perspective, Current Science 112, 35-39. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18520/cs/v112/i01/35-39 (Impact Factor: 1.102)

 

2016

45. **Singh, A., Rastogi, N, Patel, A., and Singh, D., 2016. Seasonality in size-segregated ionic composition of ambient particulate pollutants over the Indo-Gangetic Plain: Source apportionment using PMF. Environmental Pollution 219, 906-915. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.09.010 (Impact Factor: 9.988)

46. **Singh, A., Rastogi, N, Patel, A., Satish, R. V., and Singh, D., 2016. Size-segregated characteristics of carbonaceous aerosols over the northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plain: Year round temporal behavior. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 16, 1615-1624. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0023 (Impact Factor: 4.53)

47. **Singh, A., Tiwari, S., Sharma, D., Singh, D., Tiwari, S., Srivastava, A. K., Rastogi, N, and Singh, A. K., 2016. Characterization and radiative impact of dust aerosols over northwestern part of India: A case study during a severe dust storm. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 128, 779-792. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-016-0445-1 (Impact Factor: 2.292)

48. **Singh, A., Srivastava, R., Rastogi, N, and Singh, D., 2016. Absorbing and scattering aerosols over the source region of biomass burning emissions: Implications in the assessment of optical and radiative properties. Atmospheric Environment 127, 61-68. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.029 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

49. Rastogi, N, Singh, A., Sarin, M.M. and Singh, D., 2016. Temporal variability of primary and secondary aerosols over Northern India: Impact of biomass burning emissions. Atmospheric Environment 125, 396-403. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.010 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

50. **Srinivas, B., Rastogi, N, Sarin, M.M., Singh, A., and Singh, D., 2016. Mass absorption efficiency of light absorbing organic aerosols from source region of paddy-residue burning emissions in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Atmospheric Environment 125, 360-370. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.017 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

 

2011 - 2015

51. Rastogi, N, Patel, A., Singh, A., and Singh, D. 2015. Diurnal variability in secondary organic aerosol formation over the Indo-Gangetic Plain during winter using online measurement of water-soluble organic carbon. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 15. 2225-2231. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0097 (Impact Factor: 4.53)

52. **Singh, A., Rastogi, N, Sharma, D., and Singh, D., 2015. Inter and intra-annual variability in aerosol characteristics over northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plain. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 15, 376-386. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2014.04.0080 (Impact Factor: 4.53)

53. Akhtar, U. S., Rastogi, N, McWhinney, R. D., Bruce, U., Chow, C-W., Evans, G. J., and Scott, J. A., 2014. The combined effects of physicochemical properties of size-fractionated ambient particulate matter on in vitro toxicity in human A549 lung epithelial cells. Toxicology Reports 1, 145-156. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxrep.2014.05.002 (Impact Factor: 2.73)

54. Rastogi, N, Singh, A., Singh, D. and Sarin, M.M., 2014. Chemical characteristics of PM2.5 at a source region of biomass burning emissions: Evidence for secondary aerosol formation. Environmental Pollution 184, 563-569. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2013.09.037 (Impact Factor: 9.988)

55. Rastogi, N, and Sarin, M. M., 2013. Temporal variability in residence time of ambient aerosols using environmental 210Pb, Current Science 105, 1165-1168. https://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/105/08/1165.pdf (Impact Factor: 1.102)

56. Balachandran, S., Pachon, J. E., Lee, S., Oakes, M., Rastogi, N, Shi, W., Tagaris, E., Yan, B., Davis, A., Zhang, X., Weber, R. J., Mulholland, J. A., Bergin, M., Zheng, M., Russell, A. G., 2013. Particulate and gas sampling of prescribed fires in South Georgia, USA, Atmospheric Environment 81, 125-135. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.08.014 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

57. Padro, L. T., Moore, R. H., Zhang, X., Rastogi, N, Weber, R. J., and Nenes, A., 2012. Mixing state and compositional effects on CCN activity and droplet growth kinetics of size-resolved CCN in an urban environment, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12, 10239-10255. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-10239-2012 (Impact Factor: 7.197)

58. Rastogi, N, McWhinney, R. D., Akhtar, U. S., Fila, M., Urch, B., Abbatt, J. P. D., Brook, J. R., Silverman, F., Evans, G. J., 2012. Physical characterization of the University of Toronto coarse, fine, and ultrafine high-volume particle concentrator systems, Aerosol Science & Technology 46, 1015-1024. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2012.686674 (Impact Factor: 2.908)

59. Amatullah, H., North, M. L., Akhtar, U. S., Rastogi, N, Urch, B., Silverman, F. S., Chow, C-W., Evans, G. J., Scott, J. A., 2012. Comparative cardiopulmonary effects of size-fractionated airborne particulate matter, Inhalation Toxicology 24 (3), 161-171. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3109/08958378.2011.650235 (Impact Factor: 1.895)

60. McWhinney, R. D., Rastogi, N, Urch, B., Silverman, F., Brook, J. R., Evans, G. J., Abbatt, J. P. D., 2012. Characterization of the University of Toronto Concentrated Aerosol Particle Exposure Facility (CAPEF) - Effects on fine and ultrafine non-refractory aerosol composition, Aerosol Science & Technology 46, 697-707, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2012.656769 (Impact Factor: 2.908)

61. Rastogi, N, Zhang, X., Edgerton, E. S., Ingall, E., and Weber, R. J., 2011. Filterable water-soluble organic nitrogen in fine particles over the southeastern USA during summer, Atmospheric Environment 45, 6040-6047. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.07.045 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

 

2009 - 2011

62. Akhtar, U. S., McWhinney, R. D., Rastogi, N, Abbatt, J. P. D, Evans, G. J., and Scott, J. A., 2010. Cytotoxic and pro-inflammatory effects of ambient and source-related particulate matter (PM) in relation to the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and cytokine adsorption by particles, Inhalation Toxicology 22 (S2), 37-47, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3109/08958378.2010.518377 (Impact Factor: 1.895)

63. Sarin, M. M., Kumar, A., Srinivas, B., Sudheer, A. K., and Rastogi, N, 2010. Anthropogenic sulphate aerosols and large Cl-deficit in marine atmospheric boundary layer of tropical Bay of Bengal, Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 66, 1-10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10874-011-9188-z (Impact Factor: 3.36)

64. Oakes, M., Rastogi, N, Majestic, B. J., Schauer, J. J., Shafer, M. M., Edgerton, E. S, Weber, R. J., 2010. Characterization of soluble iron in urban aerosols using near-real time data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere 115, D15302, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JD012532 (Impact Factor: 5.22)

65. Sunder Raman, R., Ramachandran, S., Rastogi, N, 2010. Annual and seasonal variability of ambient aerosols over an urban region in western India. Atmospheric Environment 44, 1200-1208. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.12.008 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

66. Sunder Raman, R., Ramachandran, S., Rastogi, N, 2010. Source identification of ambient aerosols over an urban region in western India. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 12, 1330-1340. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/b925511g (Impact Factor: 4.238)

67. Rastogi, N, Oakes, M., Schauer, J. J., Shafer, M. M., Majestic, B., Weber, R. J., 2009. New technique for online measurement of water-soluble Fe(II) in atmospheric aerosols. Environmental Science & Technology 43, 2425-2430, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/es8031902 (Impact Factor: 11.357)

68. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2009. Quantitative chemical composition and characteristics of aerosols over western India: One year record of temporal variability. Atmospheric Environment 43, 3481-3488, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.04.030 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

 

2005 – 2008

69. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2008. Atmospheric abundances of 210Pb and 7Be at low and high altitude sites in semi-arid region: Temporal variability and transport processes. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere 113, D11103, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JD009298 (Impact Factor: 5.22)

70. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2007. Chemistry of precipitation events and inter-relationship with ambient aerosols over a semi-arid region in western India. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 56, 149-163. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10874-006-9047-5 (Impact Factor: 3.36)

71. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2006. Chemistry of aerosols over a semi-arid region: Evidence for acid uptake by mineral dust. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L23815, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2006GL027708 (Impact Factor: 5.58)

72. Dutta, K., Bhushan, R., Somayajulu, B. L. K. and Rastogi, N, 2006, Inter-annual Variation in Atmospheric Δ14C over the Northern Indian Ocean. Atmospheric Environment 40, 4501-4512, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.04.013 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

73. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2006. Atmospheric abundances of nitrogen species in rain and aerosols over a semi-arid region: Sources and deposition fluxes. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 6, 406-417. https://aaqr.org/articles/aaqr-06-07-oa-0008.pdf (Impact Factor: 4.53)

74. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2005. Long-term characterization of ionic species in aerosols from urban and high altitude sites in western India: Role of mineral dust and anthropogenic sources. Atmospheric Environment 39, 5541-5554, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2005.06.011 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

75. Rastogi, N and Sarin, M.M., 2005. Chemical characteristics of individual rain events from a semi-arid region in India: Three-year study. Atmospheric Environment 39, 3313-3323,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2005.01.053 (Impact Factor: 5.755)

 

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